Proven experience, every step

When choosing a law firm to handle your complex trust issues, you need to find an expert team that advises on Cayman Islands or British Virgin Islands law, with a proven track record acting for some of the world’s largest private businesses and institutional trustees.

At Maples and Calder, we are proud of our collective expertise. Our clients benefit from the combined experience of twelve partners and associates working with trustees and private clients covering all major markets and time zones from our Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands, London, Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore offices.

Our unrivalled knowledge of Commercial Trusts adds range and flexibility to our Private Trusts advice and vice versa. Our reputation grows year by year thanks to the scope of our advice in specialist areas such as unit trusts, escrow arrangements, estate planning, trustee incorporation, charities, regulatory regimes, third-party claims and dispute resolution.

Our services include:

  • Commercial trusts
  • Private wealth trusts
  • Trustees
  • Private clients
  • Charities
  • Trust litigation

Our resourceful lawyers can provide unique solutions and practical advice on ownership and succession planning based on decades of specialisation and experience. The strength and diversity of our litigation team means we can also help avoid or resolve disputes, should the need arise. For private clients, family businesses, charities or trustees, Maples can provide the expert advice and the realistic choices you need, on every aspect of trusts.



Maples and Calder London
Ray Davern
work +44 20 7466 1625

Cayman Islands

Maples and Calder Cayman Islands
Morven McMillan
work +1 345 814 5356


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


Hong Kong


Maples and Calder London
Ray Davern
work +44 20 7466 1625


With the right experts behind you, trusts can become your crucial tool in setting up truly flexible and appropriate estate planning arrangements. Whatever your objectives might be - perhaps the preservation of a family business, philanthropy or simply protecting your family - our expert team will provide all the guidance you need.

Morven McMillan, Partner, Cayman Islands