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Paul Govier

Maples and Calder London
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Managing Partner
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Paul is the Managing Partner of Maples and Calder's London office, and head of the firm's Investment Funds practice group in London.  He also oversees the Process Agency Services Team in London.  He specialises in the establishment and maintenance of all kinds of investment funds, in particular private equity funds and hedge funds, advising a range of investment managers, intermediaries and financial institutions.  He is a regular speaker at industry conferences and contributor to journals.

Professional Background

Paul joined Maples and Calder in the Cayman Islands in 2002.  He moved to the firm's London office in 2004 and was elected as a partner in 2005.  

Paul has been named in The International Who's Who of Private Funds Lawyers, where he was described as "incredibly knowledgeable on funds" and has been recommended in Chambers Global and Legal 500.  Paul has been named as a key individual in Chambers UK and described as, "a real superstar" who offers "practical, helpful and detailed advice."


The University of Western Australia, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws (Hons)

Bar Admissions

1999 - Admitted as a barrister and solicitor of both the Supreme Court of Western Australia and of the High Court of Australia (does not practise as a barrister or solicitor in Australia)
2002 - Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands

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