Experienced people, pragmatic approach

Strength in depth is a key component to our success. Our collegiate and team focused approach ensures that the right expertise, at the right level of experience, is brought to each transaction. With more than 60 highly skilled partners and associates practising Cayman Islands, Irish and British Virgin Islands law, you can be confident that Maples and Calder has the knowledge and experience needed for even the most complex financial transactions, with the resources to meet the toughest deadlines.

We have finance partners based in each Maples and Calder office, delivering time zone convenience and multi-office capability across our global network. For fiduciary services requirements, we provide a seamless, "one stop shop" capability through our affiliate MaplesFS.

Our Cayman Islands finance team, has consistently maintained its position as the largest and most successful Cayman Islands firm, holding top rankings across the leading legal directories, such as International Financial Law Review (IFLR), Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and Practical Law Company (PLC). We have also consistently featured as the leading counsel to issuers in global league tables for CDO/CLOs and repackaging issuances, including FactSet and Dealogic, among others.

Our Irish finance practice is one of the largest dedicated groups of its type in the Irish market.  Through acting on award-winning and innovative deals it has continued to move up the Irish law firm finance rankings across the same leading legal directories. The team works closely with our Irish Tax Group to deliver tax efficient and innovative solutions to our clients.

Our British Virgin Islands qualified finance lawyers handle a variety of complex matters relating to asset and project finance, general banking and shipping registration from offices in the British Virgin Islands, Hong Kong and London. We have consistently retained a solid standing in the market place amongst our peers and maintain a 'recommended firm' rating in the legal directory rankings.

Clients repeatedly return to us due to our ability to structure and implement complex financial transactions under intense time pressure. With our pragmatic commercial approach and technical expertise, we can help you achieve your objectives in whichever jurisdiction you are based.



Maples and Calder British Virgin Islands
Richard May
work +1 284 852 3027

Cayman Islands

Maples and Calder Cayman Islands
Alasdair Robertson
work +1 345 814 5345
Maples and Calder Cayman Islands
Mark Matthews
work +1 345 814 5314


Maples and Calder Dubai
Tahir Jawed
work +971 4 360 4071


Maples and Calder Dublin
Nollaig Murphy
work +353 1 619 2079

Hong Kong

Maples and Calder (Hong Kong) LLP
Mark Western
work +852 3690 7407


Maples and Calder London
Jonathan Caulton
work +44 20 7466 1612


Maples and Calder (Singapore) LLP
Michael Gagie
work +65 6922 8402

Our strategic global presence and highest quality expertise ensure that our clients receive unmatched service and advice, provided in a commercial and cost-effective way.

Mark Matthews, Partner, Cayman