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John MacDonald

Maples and Calder British Virgin Islands
work Sea Meadow House PO Box 173 Road Town Tortola VG1110 British Virgin Islands
British Virgin Islands
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John is a solicitor advocate with broad experience of offshore commercial litigation, contentious insolvency and contentious trust issues.  John also has experience in the areas of banking, white collar crime, anti-money laundering, corporate investigations and criminal and civil fraud.

Professional Background

John joined Maples and Calder in 2015.  He was previously an associate at another offshore firm in Guernsey and prior to that with Eversheds in London.  He had secondments with Foley & Lardner in the USA and with HSBC's Global Banking and Markets litigation team in London.  John has been recognised in the Legal 500.


University College London, LLB Law, 2003
BPP Law School, London, LPC (Distinction), 2004
STEP Advanced Certificate in Trusts Disputes, Distinction, 2014

Professional / Civic Activities

Restructuring and Insolvency Specialists Association BVI

Bar Admissions

2009 - Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (not practising)
2016 - Admitted as as a solicitor in the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands)

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