Photo of Henry Smith

Henry Smith

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 5528
cell+1 345 525 5528


Henry is a partner at Maples and Calder in the Cayman Islands, having previously served as the Global Managing Partner for six years.  He has extensive experience in all aspects of offshore finance transactions, focusing on private equity funds, hedge funds and structured finance transactions.

Professional Background

Henry joined Maples and Calder in 1994 and was elected as a partner in 1999.  He previously worked for a major international law firm in London, New York and Tokyo.  Henry has been named as a leading banking and private funds lawyer by Who's Who Legal and Legal 500, ranked as an Eminent Practitioner by Chambers and Partner's Global guide and ranked in IFLR1000.


Downing College, Cambridge, UK

Professional / Civic Activities

Henry is a Director and Global Council Member of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and a board director of Cayman Finance.

Bar Admissions

1989 - Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (does not practise as an English solicitor)
1994 - Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands

We are an entrepreneurial, innovative firm guided by our core values.