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Maples Group Partners Named IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2023

29 Nov 2023

Maples and Calder, the Maples Group's law firm, is proud to announce that Manuela Belmontes, Elizabeth Bradley, Sarah Francis and Tina Meigh, have been recognised in the IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2023. Partners from the firm's Banking, Finance and Corporate practices in Dubai, the Cayman Islands and Ireland were recognised in the exclusive ranking category reserved for the most distinguished female lawyers worldwide.

The full list features a group of lawyers with outstanding reputations within their markets who either have expertise and experience of working on complex deals, or who have risen to hold leadership roles with their firms or practices. The Maples Group Partners recognised are from the following practice areas :


Practice Area Recognised


Elizabeth Bradley

Banking & Finance


Manuela Belmontes

Finance and Corporate


Sarah Francis

Banking & Finance


Tina Meigh


Cayman Islands

The Maples Group strives to foster a culture that values diverse perspectives and is committed to creating an inclusive and supportive working environment.  The Group is proud to have a workforce of nearly 60% women spanning all corners of our business, and a founding membership of many professional development organisations, such as 100 Women in Finance.

The Maples Group offers scholarship programmes, employee training seminars, formal mentoring programmes, extensive leadership development retreats, and ongoing professional coaching to attract, retain and advance a diverse workforce; promote equitable and inclusive workplace practices; and foster both employee engagement and a positive working culture.

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