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Aristos Galatopoulos

Maples and Calder Cayman Islands
work PO Box 309, Ugland House South Church Street George Town Grand Cayman KY1-1104 Cayman Islands
Partner
Cayman Islands
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cell+1 345 525 5241

Expertise

Aristos has been head of the firm's litigation and insolvency practice since 2007 and is an expert in complex international insolvencies, restructurings and security enforcements.  Aristos' practice focuses on the Cayman Islands financial services sector, dealing with banks, insurers, investment funds and financing structures that have collapsed or are in default, and representing the firm's clients in any resulting litigation.  Aristos has particular experience of distressed investment funds, acting for funds, their directors, service providers and counterparties in a variety of major cross border disputes and crisis events.

Professional Background

Aristos joined Maples and Calder in 2001 and was elected as a partner in 2003.  He previously worked for Clifford Chance in London.  Aristos has been recommended as a leading lawyer in Chambers Global, Legal 500 and Who's Who Legal.

Education

Trinity Hall, Cambridge, UK, 1988

Bar Admissions

1991 - Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (does not practise as an English solicitor)
2001 - Admitted as a solicitor-advocate in England and Wales (does not practise as an English solicitor)
2002 - Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands
2004 - Admitted as a solicitor and subsequently as a solicitor-advocate of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands)
2007 - Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland

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