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Amel Wehden

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Amel is an of counsel of Maples and Calder's Corporate team in the Maples Group's British Virgin Islands office.  She specialises in the areas of corporate law, including mergers and acquisitions, disposals, initial public offerings, corporate reorganisations and general corporate governance.  She also advises investment funds, in particular the establishment and maintenance of hedge funds and private equity funds.


Amel joined the Maples Group in 2018, having previously completed her training at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP in London, and prior to that, worked with Maples and Calder in London. Amel has been recommended in the Legal 500 as a 'Rising Stars'. 


2018 - Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (not practising)

2019 - Admitted as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands)



Funds & Investment Management



University of Manchester, UK, (1st Class Hons) Geography BA, 2010

BPP University, UK (Commendation), GDL, 2014

BPP University, UK (Distinction), LPC, 2016


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