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Abraham Thoppil

Maples and Calder Cayman Islands
work PO Box 309, Ugland House South Church Street George Town Grand Cayman KY1-1104 Cayman Islands
Cayman Islands
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Abraham's expertise covers a range of areas including M&A, private equity, hedge fund, insurance and structured finance transactions.  He also has extensive experience in local Cayman Islands business matters and all types of general corporate and commercial law, in particular, technology, fintech, patent, trademark and other intellectual property matters.

Professional Background

Abraham joined Maples and Calder in 1997 and was elected as a partner in 2013.  He has been recommended in Legal 500.


Karnatak University, India, B.Eng. (Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering)
International College, Cayman Islands, BS (Business and Accounting); MS (Management)
Western New England School of Law, Massachusetts, US, JD
Queen's University, Belfast, UK, Certificate in Cayman Islands Law
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US, Certificate MIT Fintech: Future of Commerce online

Professional / Civic Activities

Abraham was formerly admitted to the United States Patent and Trade Mark Office.  He is a Chartered Engineer and a Certified Management Accountant.  He is the former President of the Caymanian Bar Association and member of the Cayman Islands Law Reform Commission.

Bar Admissions

1997 - Admitted as an attorney and counsellor-at-law in Massachusetts, US (not practising)
2001 - Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands
2001 - Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (not practising)
2007 - Admitted as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands)

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