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James Reeve

Maples and Calder Cayman Islands
work PO Box 309, Ugland House South Church Street George Town Grand Cayman KY1-1104 Cayman Islands
Partner
Cayman Islands
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cell+ 1 345 526 5129

Expertise

James advises on structured finance transactions (in particular CLO transactions, related risk retention structures and catastrophe bonds), fund financing matters (acting for both lenders and borrowers) and general banking and financing work.  James also has experience advising on asset finance transactions (particularly off-balance sheet commercial aircraft financing and leasing) and general corporate and commercial transactions, along with restructurings and securities listings on the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange.  Prior to joining Maples and Calder in 2011, James worked as a banking and financing lawyer at a magic circle firm in London where his practice focused principally on project finance.

Professional Background

James joined Maples and Calder in 2011 and was elected as a partner in 2018.  He previously worked for Slaughter and May in London.

Education

University of Oxford, UK, Doctorate (DPhil), 2007
Oxford Institute of Legal Practice, Legal Practice Course, 2004
Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University, UK, Graduate Diploma in Law, 2003
Cardiff University, Wales, BSc (Hons), 1999

Bar Admissions

2006 - Admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales (not practising)
2011 - Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands

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