Mac is a consultant on Maples and Calder's Dispute Resolution & Insolvency team in the Maples Group's Cayman Islands office. He has broad experience in multi-jurisdictional commercial litigation, arbitration and regulatory matters. Mac regularly works on mutual fund and hedge fund disputes and in crisis situations, and has been involved in several high-profile fund collapses and resultant litigation and arbitration. Many of his cases involve obtaining interim protection for creditors and shareholders. Mac has significant advocacy experience having appeared as counsel before numerous courts and tribunals around the world.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Dispute Resolution & Insolvency
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Mac joined the Maples Group in 2002 and was elected as a partner in 2004. He previously worked for Herbert Smith in Hong Kong and London, and before that, was a barrister and commercial litigation solicitor in New Zealand. Mac has been recommended in Chambers Global, Legal 500 and Who's Who Legal.
1994 - Admitted as a barrister and solicitor in New Zealand (not practising)
1998 - Admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong (not practising)
2000 - Admitted as a solicitor and solicitor-advocate in England and Wales (not practising)
2002 - Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands
2003 - Admitted as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands)
2006 - Admitted as a solicitor advocate (civil) in the British Virgin Islands
University of Auckland, New Zealand (Hons)
Mac also holds qualifications in insurance and business studies/accounting.
The Arbitration Review of the Americas 2019: Cayman Islands
The Arbitration Review of the Americas 2018: Cayman Islands
New IP Regimes for the Cayman Islands
Merger Dissenters Prevail in Cayman Islands Grand Court Ruling
The Arbitration Review of the Americas 2017: Cayman Islands
The Confidential Information Disclosure Law, 2016