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Asia Pacific

Our specialist Asia Pacific team is based in Hong Kong and Singapore.  Each office offers our clients located in that region the convenience of a high quality service in their own time zones and in our Hong Kong office, a choice of languages to suit their needs, including Cantonese, Mandarin and Japanese. 

Specialising in British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands legal advice and incorporation services, clients serviced by our Asia Pacific team include top tier investment firms, fund managers and international corporations.

The Asia Pacific teams have extensive transactional experience and offer a full execution service and have excellent working relationships with legal counsel throughout the region.

Our Asian offices can also offer you specialised fiduciary, fund administration, entity formation and management and trust and private client services through our affiliate, MaplesFS, from offices in Hong Kong and Singapore. 

Current Developments

Awards

Industry recognition includes the following awards: 

2016

  • ALB China Awards - Equity Market Deal of the Year
  • ALB China Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • ALB Hong Kong Awards - Debt Market Deal of the Year
  • ALB Hong Kong Awards - Hong Kong Deal of the Year
  • ALB Hong Kong Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • ALB SE Asia Awards - Asset and Corporate Finance Deal of the Year
  • ALB SE Asia Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • China Law & Practice Awards - Debt and Equity-Linked Deal of the Year
  • Hedge Fund Journal Awards - Leading Offshore Law Firm
  • HFM Asia Hedge Fund Services Awards - Best Offshore Law Firm

2015

  • ALB China Awards - China Deal of the Year 
  • ALB China Awards - Debt Market Deal of the Year
  • ALB China Awards - Equity Market Deal of the Year
  • ALB China Awards - M&A Deal of the Year
  • ALB China Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • ALB China Awards - TMT Deal of the Year
  • ALB Hong Kong Awards - Debt Market Deal of the Year
  • ALB Hong Kong Awards - Equity Market Deal of the Year
  • ALB Hong Kong Awards - Hong Kong Deal of the Year 
  • ALB Hong Kong Awards - M&A Deal of the Year
  • ALB Hong Kong Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • ALB Japan Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • ALB SE Asia Awards - Asset and Corporate Finance Deal of the Year
  • ALB SE Asia Awards - M&A Deal of the Year
  • ALB SE Asia Awards - M&A Deal of the Year
  • ALB SE Asia Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • China Law & Practice Awards - Energy & Natural Resources Deal of the Year
  • China Law & Practice Awards - Equity Deal of the Year
  • China Law & Practice Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • China Law & Practice Awards - Outbound Deal of the Year
  • FinanceAsia Achievement Awards - Best China Deal
  • FinanceAsia Achievement Awards - Best Hong Kong Deal
  • Hedge Fund Journal Awards - Leading Offshore Law Firm
  • IFLR Asia Awards - Equity Deal of the Year
  • IFLR Asia Awards - High-Yield Deal of the Year
  • IFLR Asia Awards - M&A Deal of the Year
  • IFLR Asia Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • IFLR Asia Awards - Private Equity Deal of the Year
  • IFLR Asia Awards - Project Finance Deal of the Year
  • The American Lawyer - Finance Deal of the Year: Acquisition Finance
  • The American Lawyer - Global Finance Deal of the Year: Capital Markets
  • The American Lawyer - Global Finance Deal of the Year: Grand Prize
  • The Asian Lawyer - Finance Deal of the Year: Insolvency and Restructuring
  • The Asian Lawyer - Finance Deal of the Year: Projects
  • The Asian Lawyer – M&A Deal of the Year: North Asia
  • The Asian Lawyer – M&A Deal of the Year: Private Equity
  • The Asian Lawyer - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • The Asian Lawyer - Securities Deal of the Year: Equity
  • The Legal Week British Legal Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • Who's Who Legal Awards - Cayman Islands Law Firm of the Year 

2014

  • ALB China Awards - Debt Market Deal of the Year
  • ALB China Awards - M&A Deal of the Year
  • ALB China Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • ALB China Awards - TMT Deal of the Year
  • ALB Hong Kong Awards - Debt Market Deal of the Year
  • ALB Hong Kong Awards - Hong Kong Deal of the Year
  • ALB Hong Kong Awards - M&A Deal of the Year
  • ALB Hong Kong Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • ALB Japan Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • China Law & Practice Awards - China Outbound Deal of the Year
  • China Law & Practice Awards - Energy & Natural Resources Deal of the Year
  • China Law & Practice Awards - Private Equity Deal of the Year
  • China Law & Practice Awards - TMT Deal of the Year
  • HFM Asia Hedge Fund Services Awards - Best Offshore Law Firm
  • HFMWeek - European Hedge Fund Services Awards - Best Offshore Law Firm
  • Hedge Fund Journal Awards - Leading Offshore Law Firm
  • IFLR Asia Awards - High Yield Deal of the Year
  • IFLR Asia Awards - Private Equity Deal of the Year
  • The Legal Week British Legal Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • Who's Who Legal Awards - Cayman Islands Law Firm of the Year 

2013

  • ALB China Awards - TMT Deal of the Year
  • ALB Hong Kong Awards - Equity Market Deal of the Year
  • ALB Hong Kong Awards - M&A Deal of the Year
  • ALB Hong Kong Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • ALB Japan Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • ALB SE Asia Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • China Law & Practice Awards - M&A Deal of the Year
  • China Law & Practice Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • DealMakers - Global AwardsPrivate Equity Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • Hedge Fund Journal Awards - Leading Offshore Law Firm
  • IFLR Asia Awards - Offshore Team of the Year
  • IFLR Asia Awards - M&A Deal of the Year
  • IFLR Asia Awards - Private Equity Deal of the Year
  • The Lawyer Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • Who's Who Legal Awards - Private Funds Law Firm of the Year

2012

  • Acquisition International Legal Awards - Aviation Law Firm of the Year, Hong Kong
  • ALB China Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • ALB Hong Kong Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • ALB Japan Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • ALB SE Asia Awards - M&A Deal of the Year, Singapore
  • ALB SE Asia Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • ALB SE Asia Awards - Project Finance Deal of the Year
  • AsianInvestor Service Provider Awards - Best Offshore Law Firm
  • China Law & Practice Awards - M&A Deal of the Year
  • China Law & Practice Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • Hedge Fund Journal Awards - Leading Offshore Law Firm
  • IFLR Asia Awards - Offshore Team of the Year
  • IFLR Asia Awards - Project Finance Deal of the Year

2011

  • ALB China Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • ALB Japan Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • ALB SE Asia Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • China Law & Practice Awards - Debt and Equity-Linked Deal of the Year
  • China Law & Practice Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • Finance Monthly Law Awards - Aviation Law Firm of the Year, Hong Kong
  • Hedge Fund Journal Awards - Leading Offshore Law Firm
  • IFLR Asia Awards - Debt and Equity-Linked Deal of the Year
  • IFLR Asia Awards - Offshore Team of the Year
  • IFLR Asia Awards - Private Equity Deal of the Year
  • IFLR Asia Awards - Project Finance Deal of the Year

Contacts

Hong Kong

Maples and Calder (Hong Kong) LLP
Mark Western
work +852 3690 7407

Singapore

Maples and Calder (Singapore) LLP
Michael Gagie
work +65 6922 8402