Arabella di Iorio
Arabella is managing partner of Maples and Calder's BVI office, and head of the BVI litigation and trusts practice groups. She specialises in complex international commercial litigation, including insolvency, distressed funds, shareholder issues, asset tracing, trust disputes, insurance and reinsurance, professional negligence and contractual claims. She has considerable arbitration and mediation experience and is a solicitor-advocate. Arabella also advises on non-contentious trusts matters.
Arabella joined Maples and Calder in 2006 and was elected as a partner in 2007. She was previously Counsel at an international law firm in Bermuda and before that, worked for Linklaters in London. She began her career at the English Bar. Arabella is recommended by Chambers Global, Legal500 and the PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook. She is also listed as a leading lawyer in The Citywealth Offshore Leaders List.
St. Hugh’s College, Oxford, MA (Hons), Jurisprudence.
Inns of Court School of Law, London, UK.
Professional / Civic Activities
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS).
Trustee of Cedar International School, Tortola.
1990 - Called to the Bar of England and Wales.
1992 - Admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales (does not practise as an English solicitor).
1998 - Admitted as a barrister and attorney of the Supreme Court of Bermuda (does not practise as a barrister or attorney in Bermuda).
2006 - Admitted as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands).
2007 - Admitted as a solicitor-advocate of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands).
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