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Emma Sutherland

Maples and Calder Cayman Islands
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Emma specialises in investment funds and advises on closed and open-ended investment funds, regulated mutual funds and hedge funds together with the associated corporate and commercial law aspects.  Emma also has a broad range of experience in corporate finance M&A work, both public and private, including company and business acquisitions and disposals, public takeovers, fundraisings and IPO's, joint ventures and re-organisations.

Professional Background

Prior to joining Maples and Calder in 2008, Emma spent three years working in the corporate finance team at SJ Berwin LLP in London.  Prior to this, Emma completed her training with DLA Piper at their Glasgow office where she spent six months on secondment at The Royal Bank of Scotland in London advising on a range of commercial and corporate law issues.


University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Batchelor of Laws (Hons)
University of Groningen, The Netherlands, ERASUMS Exchange Programme (various electives in European Law)
Glasgow Graduate School of Law, Diploma in Legal Practice

Bar Admissions

2003 – Admitted as a solicitor in Scotland (not practising)
2008 – Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands

Areas of Expertise

Investment Funds

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