John has extensive experience in all aspects of commercial litigation, security enforcement, insolvency, restructuring, IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and general corporate. He has a broad international client base comprised of major corporates, financial institutions and insolvency-related officeholders. His expertise covers both Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands law.
John joined Maples and Calder in 2005 and was made partner in 2009. He previously worked for Herbert Smith in Hong Kong and, before that, Buddle Findlay in New Zealand.
John is a graduate of the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
1997 - Admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand (practising as a New Zealand solicitor in Hong Kong only).
2004 - Admitted as a solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong.
2005 - Admitted as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands).
2005 - Admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales (not practising as an English solicitor).
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