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Johan Terblanche

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Johan is Managing Partner of Maples and Calder (Luxembourg) at the Maples Group, where he is head of the Luxembourg Funds & Investment Management team.  Johan focusses on fund structuring / formation and regulated financial business for the majority of his career.  He advises managers and investors of collective investment funds, with a particular focus on alternative funds (including private equity, debt, infrastructure, real estate and hedge funds) and their management entities.


Johan joined the Maples Group in 2018.  He was previously a partner in the Financial Services and Investment Management group at Dechert.  Prior to that, Johan was a partner in the investment management practice of an international firm headquartered in the Netherlands. Johan has been recognised as a 'highly regarded' lawyer by IFLR1000 and a 'leading individual' by Legal500.


Member of the Association for the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI)

Member of the Luxembourg Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (LPEA)

Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)


Funds & Investment Management

Regulatory & Compliance



2000 - Admitted as an attorney in South Africa (not practising)

2002 - Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (not practising)

2003 - Admitted as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) (not practising)

2008 - Admitted to the Luxembourg Bar


University of the Free State, South Africa, LL.B., 1999

University of the Free State, South Africa, B.Proc., 1997

TEP, 2004






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