Philip is a partner of Maples and Calder's Funds & Investment Management team in the Maples Group's Cayman Islands office. He specialises in the structuring, formation and ongoing operation of Cayman Islands investment funds. He represents numerous private equity firms and fund managers on the establishment of fund structures, seed capital arrangements, restructurings, acquisitions and disposals, shareholder arrangements, joint ventures, downstream transactions and fund investment realisations. Philip also advises on compliance matters for the funds and their operators and managers.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Funds & Investment Management
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Philip joined the Maples Group in 2012 and was elected as a partner in 2015. He was previously a senior counsel at another international law firm in the Cayman Islands. Before that, he worked for Clifford Chance and Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in London, advising private equity firms, investment banks and corporate clients.
2001 - Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (not practising)
2008 - Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands
Leeds University, LLB (Hons)
New CIMA Rules for Registered Private Funds
Amendments to the Cayman Islands Private Funds Law, 2020
Chambers and Partners: Investment Funds Guide 2020
Cayman Islands Private Funds Law, 2020*
Cayman Islands Private Funds Bill, 2020