Wanda is a partner of Maples and Calder's Finance team in the Maples Group's Cayman Islands office. She specialises in repackagings and structured finance transactions. Her area of practice also includes general corporate and commercial matters, with particular emphasis on local licencing and registration. Wanda also has experience in ship and aircraft finance and registration, licensing and equity formation, as well as local immigration, employment, trade and business and special economic zone registrations. She has experience working with export credit agencies in Europe and Latin America, and with airlines globally in the set-up and operation of Cayman Islands special purpose vehicles to participate in the acquisition, finance and leasing of aircraft.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Maples Advises First Aviation Company to Enter Maritime & Aviation City
Maples and Calder Recognised for Seven Airfinance Deal of the Year Awards
Maples and Calder Advises on LATAM Airlines' First EETC Issue
Maples and Calder Advises on First UK Export Finance Bond
Wanda joined the Maples Group in 1998 and was elected as a partner in 2008. She previously worked for a law firm in the Cayman Islands, and before that, was Deputy Clerk of the Grand Cayman Court and Registrar of the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal. Wanda has been a recognised lawyer in Who's Who Legal, the Legal 500 and IFLR1000.
1992 - Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands
2009 - Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (not practising)
University of Liverpool, UK, LLB
University of London, UK, Commercial Law, LLM
Member of transitionary counsel of the Cayman Islands Bar Association
Member of the board of directors of Cayman HospiceCare Ltd. (trading as Jasmine)
Former member of The Central Tenders Committee
Former member of the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority
The Aviation Law Review, 7th Ed.: Cayman Islands
Ten Reasons to Register an Aircraft in the Cayman Islands
The Aviation Law Review, 6th Ed.: Cayman Islands
EETCs: A Viable Financing Option for US and Non-US Airlines Alike?
The Aviation Law Review, 5th Ed.: Cayman Islands
The Aviation Law Review, 4th Ed.- Cayman Islands