Jon is Global Head of the Investment Funds group of Maples and Calder and is based in the Cayman Islands. He specialises in hedge fund and private equity fund formation, representing a diverse industry client base. Jon has extensive knowledge of structuring and regulatory issues, and is a frequent speaker at industry events.
Jon joined Maples and Calder in 1998 and was elected as a partner in 2003. He previously worked in the corporate team at Russell McVeagh McKenzie Bartleet & Co in New Zealand and, before that, in the mergers and acquisitions group at Linklaters in London.
Who's Who Legal ranked Jon as one of the top ten Most Highly Regarded Individual Offshore Lawyers in private funds. He has been recommended in Legal 500, and named as a leading lawyer by IFLR1000. Jon has been ranked in Band 1 as a notable practitioner by Chambers Global.
Downing College, Cambridge, UK
1994 - Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (not practising)
1998 - Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands