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Maples Group Expands Jersey Funds Practice with New Partner

03 Feb 2021

Maples and Calder, the Maples Group's law firm, is pleased to announce that Tim Morgan has joined its Jersey office as a Partner.

With over 17 years' experience in the Jersey investment funds market, Tim has acted on a number of the most significant and innovative funds transactions in Jersey, across asset classes, including private equity, venture, growth, real estate and credit for an institutional client base including a range of leading US, UK and European clients.

Tim is currently the Chair of the Jersey Funds Association and, in recent years, he has played a key role in Jersey's AIFMD regime, and was more recently involved in responding to OECD BEPs issues and in formulating Jersey's economic substance regime.

Speaking about Tim's appointment, Jersey Managing Partner, Chris Byrne said, "I am delighted to welcome Tim to the team in Jersey. His expertise and considerable experience in the Jersey investment funds space will continue to position our firm as the preferred choice for clients seeking investment funds advice in the jurisdiction."

Tim will work closely with Jersey Funds & Investment Management specialist, Simon Hopwood, to further develop the firm's practice. Over the last 12 months, the team has been busy advising on a wide range of Jersey fund structures including the first successful migration of a foreign limited partnership into Jersey  and a number of high profile cross-border matters for existing clients of the Group.

Commenting on his appointment, Tim Morgan said, "I am thrilled to be joining a growing team of exceptionally talented lawyers and professionals and look forward to working with my new colleagues in Jersey to further develop and strengthen our comprehensive service offering in the region."

Tim’s appointment follows a number of recent strategic appointments to the Group's Jersey office, including the addition of Senior Corporate and Finance specialist, Mark Crichton, who joined the team in August 2020 , followed by the recruitment of Mark Hill and Jon Le Sueur  who joined the fiduciary services team earlier this year. 

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