Morven is a partner based in Maples and Calder's Cayman Islands office, where she is head of the Cayman Islands Trusts group. Her expertise includes contentious and non-contentious international trusts and private client work.
Morven joined Maples and Calder in 2016. Prior to that she headed the International Trusts & Private Client team in the Cayman Islands office of another offshore law firm for several years and prior to that, was a partner and head of the Trusts & Fiduciary Disputes team at Charles Russell (now Charles Russell Speechlys) in London. Morven has been top ranked in Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and Who's Who Legal. Morven has been described by Legal 500 as "superb with clients, able to handle contentious and non-contentious matters with equal expertise, and deservedly well regarded in the industry as an international star". She has been recognised by the Chambers and Partners High Net Worth guide.
University of St Andrews, Scotland, MA (Hons), Modern History
Professional / Civic Activities
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
Member of the Editorial Board of the STEP Journal
Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS)
Co-editor of International Trust Disputes, published by OUP
1996 - Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (not practising)
2001 - Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands
2013 - Admitted in the British Virgin Islands (not practising)
Areas of Expertise
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