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Malachi Sweetman

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 5233
cell+1 345 936 5233


Malachi has extensive experience in commercial litigation and ADR across a broad range of financial and commercial disputes in a number of jurisdictions, including disputes relating to commercial contracts, partnerships, trust deeds, shareholder agreements, as well as disputes involving banks and other financial institutions.  Malachi is also an experienced advocate, and in addition to acting for multi-national clients in international arbitrations, he has also advised clients on litigation arising from cross-border insolvencies.

Professional Background

Malachi joined Maples and Calder in 2010 in the firm's Dublin office, before relocating to the Cayman Islands office in 2018.  Prior to that, he practised as a barrister for the Irish Bar, where he had been working for two years.  Before that, he worked in the construction industry.


University College Dublin, BA (Hons) English, French, 2000
The Honorable Society of the King's Inns, Diploma in Legal Studies, (Hons) 2007
The Honorable Society of the King's Inns, Bachelor of Law, (Hons) 2008



Bar Admissions

2017 – Admitted as solicitor in Ireland
2017 – Admitted as a solicitor in Northern Ireland (not practicing)
2018 – Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands

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