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Tim Dawson

Maples and Calder Cayman Islands
work PO Box 309, Ugland House South Church Street George Town Grand Cayman KY1-1104 Cayman Islands
Of Counsel
Cayman Islands
work, pref+1 345 814 5525
cell+1 345 929 5525


Tim is a member of the Regulatory & Financial Services team.  He provides all aspects of regulatory and financial services advice, including in respect of Cayman Islands licensing, prudential and conduct of business requirements, reporting and information exchange obligations (including those deriving from FATCA and the Common Reporting Standard), and advice on duties of data protection and confidentiality, anti-money laundering and combating of terrorist finance.  Tim is a member of both industry and Cayman Islands Government legal and regulatory working groups

Professional Background

Tim joined Maples and Calder in 2015 having previously led the Cayman Islands regulatory practice of another offshore law firm.  Prior to that, Tim was a senior associate in the Financial Institutions group of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP's corporate department in London.  Tim has been ranked by Who's Who Legal and listed as a rising star in IFLR1000.


University of Cambridge, St John's College, UK, MA (Hons), Modern and Medieval Languages, 1999
College of Law, UK, Post Graduate Diploma in Law, 2000
College of Law, UK, Legal Practitioners Course, 2001



Bar Admissions

2003 - Admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales (not practising)
2011 - Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands

Areas of Expertise

Regulatory & Financial Services

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