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Experienced people, pragmatic approach

Strength in depth is a key component to our success. Our collegiate and team focused approach ensures that the right expertise, at the right level of experience, is brought to each transaction. With more than 60 highly skilled partners and associates practising Cayman Islands, Irish and British Virgin Islands law, you can be confident that Maples and Calder has the knowledge and experience needed for even the most complex financial transactions, with the resources to meet the toughest deadlines.

We have finance partners based in each Maples and Calder office, delivering time zone convenience and multi-office capability across our global network. For fiduciary services requirements, we provide a seamless, "one stop shop" capability through our affiliate MaplesFS.

Our Cayman Islands finance team, has consistently maintained its position as the largest and most successful Cayman Islands firm, holding top rankings across the leading legal directories, such as International Financial Law Review (IFLR), Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and Practical Law Company (PLC). We have also consistently featured as the leading counsel to issuers in global league tables for CDO/CLOs and repackaging issuances, including FactSet and Dealogic, among others.

Our Irish finance practice is one of the largest dedicated groups of its type in the Irish market.  Through acting on award-winning and innovative deals it has continued to move up the Irish law firm finance rankings across the same leading legal directories. The team works closely with our Irish Tax Group to deliver tax efficient and innovative solutions to our clients.

Our British Virgin Islands qualified finance lawyers handle a variety of complex matters relating to asset and project finance, general banking and shipping registration from offices in the British Virgin Islands, Hong Kong and London. We have consistently retained a solid standing in the market place amongst our peers and maintain a 'recommended firm' rating in the legal directory rankings.

Clients repeatedly return to us due to our ability to structure and implement complex financial transactions under intense time pressure. With our pragmatic commercial approach and technical expertise, we can help you achieve your objectives in whichever jurisdiction you are based.

Contacts

BVI

Maples and Calder British Virgin Islands
Richard May
work +1 284 852 3027

Cayman Islands

Maples and Calder Cayman Islands
Alasdair Robertson
work +1 345 814 5345
Maples and Calder Cayman Islands
Mark Matthews
work +1 345 814 5314

Dubai

Maples and Calder Dubai
Tahir Jawed
work +971 4 360 4071

London

Maples and Calder London
Jonathan Caulton
work +44 20 7466 1612

Hong Kong

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

Dublin

Maples and Calder Dublin
Nollaig Murphy
work +353 1 619 2079

Singapore

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

Our strategic global presence and highest quality expertise ensure that our clients receive unmatched service and advice, provided in a commercial and cost-effective way.

Alasdair Robertson, Partner, Cayman

Awards

  • 2015
  • 2015
    Best Law Firm in Offshore Finance
  • 2015
    Finance Deal of the Year: Acquisition Finance - The American Lawyer Global Legal Awards
  • 2015
    Asset and Corporate Finance Deal of the Year - ALB SE Asia Awards
  • 2015
    M&A Deal of the Year - ALB SE Asia Awards
  • 2015
    High Yield Deal of the Year - IFLR Asia Awards
  • 2015
    Project Finance Deal of the Year - IFLR Asia Awards
  • 2015
    Finance Deal of the Year: Projects - The Asian Lawyer
  • 2014
  • 2014
    Best Financial Institutional Bond
  • 2014
    Loans and Financing: SME Sector - Deal of the Year
  • 2014
    Debt Capital Markets - ABS Deal of the Year
  • 2014
    Best Law Firm in Offshore Finance
  • 2014
    UAE Deal of the Year
  • 2014
    Qatar Deal of the Year
  • 2014
    IPO Deal of the Year
  • 2014
    Private Equity Deal of the Year
  • 2013
  • 2013
    Private Equity Deal of the Year - IFLR Asia Awards
  • 2012
  • 2012
    Islamic Finance Deal of the Year - Middle East Law Awards
  • 2012
    Structured Finance and Securitisation Deal of the Year
  • 2012
    Aviation Law Firm of the Year, Hong Kong - Acquisition International Legal Awards
  • 2012
    Aviation Law Firm of the Year - Ireland
  • 2012
    Banking Law Firm of the Year - Ireland
  • 2012
    Deal of the Year
  • 2012
    Offshore Firm of the Year
  • 2012
    Sukuk Deal of the Year
  • 2012
    Deal of the Year - Turkey
  • 2012
    Deal of the Year - UK
  • 2012
    Islamic Finance Deal of the Year
  • 2011
  • 2011
    Debt and Equity-Linked Deal of the Year
  • 2011
    Project Finance Deal of the Year
  • 2011
    Best Project Finance Deal
  • 2011
    IFSC Deal of the Year
  • 2011
    Copyright Law Firm of the Year, Cayman Islands - Law Awards
  • 2011
    Aviation Law Firm of the Year, Hong Kong - Finance Monthly Law Awards
  • 2011
    Project Finance Deal of the Year, Americas
  • 2010
  • 2010
    Best Domestic M&A
  • 2010
    Best Project Finance Deal
  • 2010
    Best Financial Institution Bond
  • 2010
    M&A Deal of the Year
  • 2010
    Capital Markets Firm of the Year, Ireland - Law Awards
  • 2009
  • 2009
    Debt Equity Deal of the Year, Americas
  • 2008
  • 2008
    Best Quasi-Sovereign Bond
  • 2008
    Best Corporate Bond
  • 2008
    Best Syndicated Loan