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Richard May

Maples and Calder 英属维尔京群岛
work Sea Meadow House PO Box 173 Road Town Tortola VG1110 British Virgin Islands
work, pref+1 284 852 3027
cell+1 284 340 3027


Richard is Managing Partner of Maples and Calder's British Virgin Islands office, and head of the BVI Corporate and Finance groups.  He advises on a variety of corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, stock exchange listings and corporate reorganisations.  He also advises investment managers and private equity houses on the structuring, formation and financing of investment funds and private equity funds.  Richard is a member of a focus group advising the Financial Services Commission on regulatory legislation in the British Virgin Islands.


Richard joined Maples and Calder in 2011.  He was previously head of the Corporate and Investment Funds group at another international law firm in the British Virgin Islands and prior to that, worked for Ashurst in London.  Richard has been featured in Latin Lawyer 250 and recommended lawyer in Who's Who Legal, Chambers Global and Legal 500.  He has been named as a leading lawyer in IFLR1000.


Bristol University, LLB
College of Law, London, Legal Practice; Professional Skills


2002 - Admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales (does not practise as an English solicitor)
2006 - Admitted as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands)