Everton is a private equity, finance and corporate lawyer advising on Cayman Islands and BVI laws. He has acted for major financial institutions, corporations, private equity firms and UHNWs throughout Asia, focusing on venture capital and pre-IPO financing; mergers and acquisition transactions involving investments in the PRC; IPOs in Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan and the United States; and the establishment of open and close ended investment funds. Everton also has substantial experience of debt and equity capital markets transactions.
Everton first joined Maples and Calder in Hong Kong in 2000 and re-joined the firm in 2017. He was previously a partner in the Hong Kong office of another offshore law firm and prior to that, worked for Shearman & Sterling, White & Case and Linklaters in London. Everton has been recognised over the years in many legal directories and publications such as Chambers Asia-Pacific, IFLR1000 and Asian Legal Business.
University College London
1992 – Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (registered in Hong Kong as an English solicitor (not advising on English Law))
2004 – Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands
2007 – Admitted as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands)
Areas of Expertise
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