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Michael Johns

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Michael is partner of Maples and Calder's Corporate team in the Maples Group's Cayman Islands office. Michael's expertise covers all aspects of corporate and securities law, including IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, SPACs and a broad range of banking, structured finance and capital markets transactions.  His practice focuses on the energy industry and public company listings and corporate governance.


Michael joined the Maples Group in 2010 and was elected as a partner in 2014.  He began his career with Travers Smith in London before practising as an attorney at a Cayman Islands based law firm from 2002.  Prior to joining, Michael practised offshore law in Jersey for five years at an international law firm. He has been recommended in Legal 500 as a 'Leading Individual'.


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




Funds & Investment Management


1999 – Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (not practising)

2002 to 2005 – Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands

2010 – Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands


University of Leicester, UK, BA (Hons), History

BPP Law School Nottingham, UK, PGDL

BPP Law School London, UK, LPC


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