North America

Maples has many years' knowledge and experience of the business environment in the US and Canada, and provides legal advice on the laws of the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, IrelandJersey and Luxembourg to North American based clients with global international focused businesses.

Our North American practice operates from our offices in the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands, providing full-service legal advice for North American clients in a convenient time zone. Our teams in Dubai, Dublin, Hong Kong, JerseyLondon, Luxembourg and Singapore also lend their experience to North American clients using British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Irish or Jersey companies to do business in those regions.

Our practice supports institutions, legal firms and commercial and multinational corporate clients looking to form offshore companies, trusts and partnerships. Our expertise includes investment funds, structured finance, commercial and corporate finance, asset and project finance, international joint ventures and litigation. We have excellent working relationships with all major legal counsel and service providers throughout North America, ensuring that we can provide you with an integrated service tailored to your precise needs.

We also offer specialised fiduciary, fund administration, insurance, entity formation and management and trust and private client services through our affiliate, MaplesFS, which has offices in Delaware, Montreal, New York and San Francisco as well as in the Cayman Islands.

Current Developments


Industry recognition includes the following awards:


  • Hedge Fund Journal Awards - Leading Offshore Law Firm


  • Hedge Fund Journal Awards - Leading Offshore Law Firm
  • HFMWeek - US Hedge Fund Service Provider Awards - Best Offshore Law Firm
  • HFMWeek - US Hedge Fund Services Awards - Best Offshore Law Firm for Client Service 
  • The Hedge Fund Journal - Leading Offshore Law Firm
  • The Legal Week British Legal Awards - Offshore Law Firm of the Year
  • Who's Who Legal Awards - Cayman Islands Law Firm of the Year 


British Virgin Islands

Maples and Calder Cayman Islands
Kieran Walsh
work +1 345 814 5353

Cayman Islands

Maples and Calder Cayman Islands
Paul Lumsden
work +1 345 814 5468