Caroline advises on all aspects of cross border and domestic insolvency and restructuring issues, in particular contentious and non-contentious restructurings, liquidations, schemes of arrangement and fund wind downs. She advises debtors and key stakeholders in financially distressed circumstances, including banks, funds, bondholders, directors, investors and insolvency practitioners. Caroline also has extensive commercial litigation experience in financial services disputes including appraisal rights/fair value cases and shareholder, board and investment funds disputes. She is an experienced advocate, who regularly appears in the Cayman Islands courts.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Dispute Resolution & Insolvency
Maples Delivers the First Cayman Islands DIP Finance Scheme of Arrangement
Maples and Calder Wins Award at 2018 Global Restructuring Review Awards
Maples and Calder Wins Two Awards at the 10th Annual M&A Advisor Awards
Maples Drives Largest Ever Cayman Islands Cross Border Restructuring
Caroline joined the Maples Group as an associate in 2007 and was elected as a partner in 2016. She was previously with A&L Goodbody in Dublin. Caroline has been ranked by Chambers Global and as a Who's Who Legal 'Thought Leader' for restructuring and insolvency. Caroline received the Restructuring of the Year Award and Energy Deal of the Year Award from M&A Advisors and the Innovation in Cross-Border Insolvency and Restructuring Award from GRR for her work on the Ocean Rig restructuring.
2004 - Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland (not practising)
2007 - Admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales (not practising)
2007 - Admitted as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) (not practising)
2010 - Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands
Trinity College Dublin, Eire, LLB, Law and French
Dublin Business School, Eire, Diploma in Accounting and Finance.
Member of IWIRC and INSOL
Distressed Debt Investing and Loan to Own Strategies
Ocean Rig, cross-border restructuring and Cayman Islands schemes
The Insolvency Review 5th Ed.: Cayman Islands
The Insolvency Review 4th Ed.: Cayman Islands
Winding up is no hard and fast opportunity
The International Insolvency Review, 3rd Ed.: Cayman Islands