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Julian Ashworth

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Julian is a partner of Maples and Calder's Funds & Investment Management team in the Maples Group's Cayman Islands office.  His practice focuses on private equity, hybrid and hedge fund structures and downstream transactions, including financing and security agreements, secondary transactions and fund restructurings.  He advises sponsors and management companies on profit sharing and funding arrangements and Cayman Islands regulatory matters.  Julian is also involved in corporate finance matters, including M&A transactions, joint ventures, co-investments and restructuring matters.


Julian joined the Maples Group in 2012 having previously been a partner at an international law firm in the Cayman Islands. Prior to this, he worked for SJ Berwin in London, advising on private equity and corporate finance matters. Julian began practising in the corporate and commercial department at Bell Gully in New Zealand. He has been recommended in Who's Who Legal, Legal 500, IFLR1000 and Chambers and Partners.


Julian is a member of the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association.


Funds & Investment Management




2001 - Admitted as a barrister and solicitor in New Zealand (not practising)

2006 - Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (not practising)

2007 - Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands


University of Auckland, New Zealand, BA (Political Science)

University of Auckland, New Zealand, LLB (Hons)

Securities Institute of Australia, Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment


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