Maples Group

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Managing Partners: Jonathan Green (Global) Chris Byrne (Jersey) Heidi de Vries (London)
Number of partners: 136
Number of other fee-earners: 355

CONTACTS
Corporate:
Paul Burton (Jersey), Jack Marriott (London)
Dispute Resolution & Insolvency: Christian La-Roda Thomas (London)
Finance: Chris Byrne (Jersey), Jonathan Caulton (London), Matthew Gilbert (London)
Funds & Investment Management: Simon Hopwood (Jersey), Harjit Kaur (London)
Trusts: Ray Davern (London)

THE FIRM
The Maples Group, through its leading international law firm, Maples and Calder, advises global financial, institutional, business and private clients on the laws of the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Ireland, Jersey and Luxembourg.

With offices in key jurisdictions around the world, the Maples Group has specific strengths in areas of corporate commercial, finance, investment funds, litigation and trusts. Maintaining relationships with leading legal counsel, the Group leverages this local expertise to deliver an integrated service offering for global business initiatives. Its global network of over 2,000 lawyers and industry professionals are strategically located in the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East to ensure that clients gain immediate access to expert advice and bespoke support, within convenient time zones.

The Maples Group’s Jersey office provides full service Jersey legal advice in the corporate, finance and funds and investment management areas. Clients of the Jersey office include a wide range of international public and private companies, clearing and investment banks, global investment houses and institutional asset managers (hedge, private equity and venture capital).

The Maples Group’s London office provides full service legal advice on the laws of the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands. In addition, through the Irish and Jersey desks, the London office offers clients in the region access to market leading Irish and Jersey legal advice from multiple locations.

PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK
Corporate:
The corporate teams are involved in a wide range of complex transactions relating to equity capital markets, listings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity, restructuring and corporate advisory. Client-focused and partner-led teams provide an exceptionally proactive service that seeks to maximise the commercial advantage for clients while minimising legal risk.

Finance:
There are finance teams based in each office, delivering time zone convenience and multi-jurisdictional capability. They handle a variety of cross-border and complex matters relating to acquisition and leveraged financing, asset finance, banking, debt capital markets, derivatives, fund finance, insurance linked products, Islamic finance, project and development finance, real estate finance, repackaging and structured finance. They also provide listing services for client listings of debt and equity on the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange (for which they are the number one listing agent) and The International Stock Exchange. Clients include the world’s leading banks and other financial institutions, private equity groups, hedge funds and corporates.

Funds & Investment Management:
The teams, which includes the largest offshore funds team based in London, give expert advice on a wide range of fund related matters, including fund formation, fund maintenance and advice relating to issues arising from fund structuring, restructuring, dissolution and regulation. The teams act for an unparalleled cross section of participants in the global investment funds market, such as fund managers (including 16 of the top 20 European hedge fund managers by AUM) and their onshore law firms, depositaries, administrators, investment banks, institutional investors, sovereign wealth funds, family offices, prime brokers and audit firm structuring teams as well as other financial institutions.

Trusts:
The team advises some of the world’s largest private businesses, individual private clients, institutional trustees and other fiduciary service providers on matters concerning all types of private trusts and estate planning structures, as well as trusts and fiduciary arrangements used in commercial transactions. The team advises on private wealth trusts, commercial trusts, structures to effect charitable and philanthropic giving and trust litigation as well as drafting wills and applying for grants of representation in relation to the estates of deceased persons.

Dispute Resolution & Insolvency:
The team provides support and assistance in respect of international commercial disputes, insolvency issues and cross border restructurings, in numerous jurisdictions around the world. Areas of specialisation include: arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution, corporate and commercial disputes, shareholder litigation, distressed investment funds, fraud and white collar crime, insolvency and corporate restructuring, regulatory and financial services, security enforcement and asset tracing and trust litigation.

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This firm is also ranked in:

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Contributions

Total 13 contributions

Trends and Developments

Real Estate 2021 in Ireland

Authors: Diarmuid Mawe, Craig Kenny

Law and Practice

Real Estate 2021 in Ireland

Authors: Diarmuid Mawe, Craig Kenny, Katelin Toomey

Law and Practice

Investment Funds 2021 in Cayman Islands

Authors: Iain McMurdo, Christie Walton, Patrick Rosenfeld, Philip Dickinson

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Jersey

Offshore: Corporate & Finance
Band 3
Offshore: Investment Funds
Band 3
London (Firms)

Offshore: British Virgin Islands Law
Band 1
Offshore: Cayman Islands Law
Band 1

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Jersey

Offshore: Corporate & Finance


Anna Cochrane
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Chris Byrne
Band 2
Paul Burton
Up and Coming

Offshore: Investment Funds


Amy Black
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Simon Hopwood
Band 3
Timothy Morgan
Band 2

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Anna CochraneOffshore: Corporate & Finance
Amy BlackOffshore: Investment Funds

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UK

London
St Helier

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Head Office

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Head Office

PO Box 309

Ugland House

George Town

Grand Cayman

Cayman Islands

KY1-1104

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