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Michael Richardson

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Michael is global head of Maples and Calder's Funds & Investment Management team and is based in the Maples Group's Cayman Islands office. He advises a wide range of financial institutions and investment managers on all aspects of the establishment and maintenance of offshore hedge funds, private equity funds and investment fund platforms. Michael also has extensive experience advising on ongoing transactional and restructuring issues relating to offshore investment funds. Michael is also Chairman of the Group's Fund and Fiduciary Services.


Michael joined the Maples Group in 2004 from a law firm in London and was elected as a partner in 2009.  He has spoken at a number of industry events in the Cayman Islands and the US on a wide range of topics.  Michael has been recommended in Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 as a 'Leading Individual' and IFLR1000. Clients describe him as "a pre-eminent practitioner. Terrific with clients, super commercial and pragmatic."


Member of the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association

Legal & Regulatory Co-Chair for AIMA Cayman

Member of the Cayman Islands Committee of Hearts at Help for Children


Funds & Investment Management


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

The College of Law, Guildford, UK, CPE, LPC


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