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Shaun Denton

Maples and Calder Hong Kong
work 53rd Floor, The Center 99 Queen's Road Central Hong Kong
Joint Managing Partner
Hong Kong
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cell+852 9081 9503


Shaun is Joint Managing Partner of Maples and Calder's Hong Kong office.  He has extensive experience in all types of capital markets and structured finance transactions, including securitisations, repackagings and derivatives.  Shaun also advises on general corporate and finance matters.

Professional Background

Shaun joined Maples and Calder in the Cayman Islands in 1995 and was elected as a partner in 1999.  In 2002, Shaun moved to the firm's London office and then to the Hong Kong office in 2014.  He previously worked for Slaughter and May in London and Tokyo.  Shaun has been recommended in Chambers UK, Chambers Global, Legal 500 and Who's Who Legal.


St. Edward’s School, Oxford, UK
Trinity College, Oxford, UK, Literae Humaniores
Guilford College of Law, UK, CPE and Law Society Finals

Bar Admissions

1988 - Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (does not practise as an English solicitor)
1995 - Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands

Areas of Expertise


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