Heidi is a partner in the Maples Group's Funds & Investment Management team and works closely with hedge fund managers, private equity houses and their onshore counsel in the hedge fund and private equity sectors. She advises on both Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands law and specialises in the structuring, formation, ongoing maintenance and restructuring of hedge funds and private equity funds, representing large financial institutions as well as boutique and start-up managers.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Funds & Investment Management
Update on the British Virgin Islands
Enhancements to Maples and Calders Authorised Representative Services
Maples and Calder Advises First ICAV Registration with Central Bank of Ireland
Maples and Calder Announces Partner Relocations
Maples and Calder wins Whos Who Legal Private Funds Award
Heidi joined the Maples Group in 2012. Prior to joining, she was a partner at an international law firm in the Cayman Islands. She has also worked in the mergers and acquisitions group at Linklaters in London and in the banking and finance group at Clayton Utz in Australia. Heidi has been recognised as a leading lawyer in Who's Who Legal, Chambers Global, Legal 500 and IFLR1000. She was also named as a leading practitioner by Legal Media Group's Expert Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law.
1996 - Admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia
1997 - Admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Western Australia (does not practise as a barrister or solicitor in Australia)
2000 - Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (does not practise as an English solicitor)
2002 - Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands
2005 - Admitted as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands)
Bond University, Australia, Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
Newcastle University, Australia, Bachelor of Commerce
Heidi is a member of the Advisory Board of the Cayman Islands Film Commission and the Board of Trustees of The Homeless Film Festival.
British Virgin Islands Regulatory Obligations and Filing Deadlines 2019 <br />
BVI Country-by-Country Reporting Guidance Released and Updated CRS Guidance Notes
BVI AEOI Update and Introduction of Country-by-Country Reporting
Alternative Investment Funds Guide 2018: British Virgin Islands
Private Equity Guide 2018: Cayman Islands
Cayman AEOI Portal Availability and Soft Extension to Reporting Deadline