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Maples Group Appoints Of Counsel Duo in the Cayman Islands

13 Sep 2021

Maples and Calder (Cayman) LLP, the Maples Group's law firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of Cayman Islands-based lawyers, Adam Huckle and James Meehan, to Of Counsel. 

These new Of Counsel appointments form part of the firm's wider 2021 Cayman Islands promotions, which included the appointment of six new partners  across the firm's Corporate, Dispute Resolution & Insolvency, Funds & Investment Management, Regulatory & Financial Services and Trusts & Private Client practice groups.

Commenting on the latest appointments, Cayman Islands Managing Partner, Matthew Gardner said, "Adam and James are talented and respected lawyers who are highly deserving of their promotions to Of Counsel.  These appointments reflect their hard work and dedication to consistently delivering high calibre service to their clients, practice areas and the wider Maples Group. "

This year, the firm announced a record number of promotions, promoting 24 lawyers in total which included 15 new Partners and 9 new Of Counsels across its global network.

About the Of Counsel

Adam Huckle

Adam's practice has an emphasis on complex trusts and regulatory disputes.  Adam's broader regulatory practices focuses on economic sanctions, cross-border conduct of business, duties of confidentiality, anti-corruption and bribery, licensing, record retention and mandatory reporting and information exchange.

James Meehan

James advises on the establishment, authorisation, operation and maintenance of all types of Irish domiciled investment funds, with particular focus on ICAVs regulated under the UCITS or AIFMD regime.  He advises on a broad range of asset classes and the implementation of strategies through a variety of fund structures.


Related Services

Dispute Resolution & Insolvency

Advising on the laws of the BVI, the Cayman Islands and Ireland, our global Dispute Resolution & Insolvency team provides expert legal advice on cross-border litigation and contentious and non-contentious restructuring.  We offer a broad range of dispute resolution and insolvency services, bringing an unrivalled depth of experience to each dispute and ensuring that you receive fast, accurate and pragmatic advice. 

Funds & Investment Management

Advising on the laws of the BVI, the Cayman Islands, Ireland, Jersey and Luxembourg, our global Funds & Investment Management team provides expert legal advice on every aspect of the life cycle of an investment fund including set up, management and investment across a broad range of fund structures and management entities.  

Regulatory & Financial Services Advisory 

Our global team of regulatory lawyers provides expert legal advice to BVI, Cayman Islands, Irish, Jersey and Luxembourg entities regarding AML and CTF compliance including development and assessment of AML / CTF and risk management systems, KYC and customer due diligence best practices, conduct of money laundering and fraud proceedings and provision of expert evidence on AML / CTF and regulatory obligations. 

Trusts & Private Client

Advising on the laws of the BVI and the Cayman Islands, our global team of Trusts & Private Client lawyers advise some of the world's largest private businesses, individual private clients, institutional trustees and other fiduciary service providers on matters concerning all types of private wealth trusts, commercial trusts, estate planning structures, trusts and fiduciary arrangements and trust litigation.