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Paul Smith

Maples and Calder Cayman Islands
work PO Box 309, Ugland House South Church Street George Town Grand Cayman KY1-1104 Cayman Islands
Cayman Islands
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Paul specialises in complex international commercial litigation and insolvency matters.  He advises hedge funds, private equity funds, investment managers, financial institutions, directors, investors and bankruptcy professionals.  He has considerable experience representing these clients in litigation resulting from major disputes, crisis events, insolvencies and contentious security enforcements. 

Professional Background

Paul joined Maples and Calder in 2016.  Paul is a member of the Cayman Islands Law Society and the Cayman Islands Restructuring and Insolvency Specialists Association.  


Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand, LLB, 2010

Bar Admissions

2010 - Admitted as a barrister and solicitor in New Zealand (not practising)
2013 - Admitted to the Supreme Court of New South Wales and to the Federal and High Courts of Australia (not practising)
2016 - Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands 

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