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Christopher Capewell

Maples and Calder Cayman Islands
work PO Box 309, Ugland House South Church Street George Town Grand Cayman KY1-1104 Cayman Islands
Cayman Islands
work, pref+1 345 814 5666
cell+1 345 525 5611


Christopher advises on all aspects of Cayman Islands offshore investment funds as well as general corporate restructurings.  He specialises in hedge fund and private equity transactions and works regularly with a number of the world's leading financial institutions, fund managers and law firms.  He has extensive experience advising on all forms of investment fund vehicles including partnerships, unit trusts and companies (including LLCs and LDCs).  Christopher also has an in depth knowledge of FATCA and the OECD Common Reporting Standard. 

Professional Background

Christopher joined Maples and Calder in 2007 and was elected as a partner in 2013.  He previously worked for Clifford Chance in London and prior to that, for Clayton Utz and Arthur Andersen in Australia.  Christopher has been recommended in Legal 500.


Queensland University of Technology, Australia, Bachelor of Business (Accountancy)
Queensland University of Technology, Australia, Bachelor of Laws
University of Sydney, Australia, Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
University of Sydney, Australia, Master of Laws

Bar Admissions

2002 - Admitted as a solicitor to the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia (not practising)
2007 - Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands

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