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Oliver Simpson

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Oliver is an of counsel in Maples and Calder's Corporate and Funds & Investment Management teams in the Maples Group's Dubai office. He handles a broad range of Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands corporate work, including equity raisings, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, private equity transactions and fund investments. He frequently advises emerging and growth companies, entrepreneurs, sovereign wealth funds, hotel and resort owners and real estate developers. Oliver primarily advises clients in the UAE, across the Middle East and in North Africa.  


Oliver joined the Maples Group in 2018, having practised BVI and Cayman Islands law in the UAE since 2015 at another offshore firm.  He previously practised English and US law at Latham & Watkins LLP in Dubai and at Slaughter and May in London, and spent time on secondment at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York. Oliver also taught Introduction to Law and the Legal Profession at the University of London.



Funds & Investment Management


2006 – Admitted as an attorney in the State of New York, USA (not practising)

2008 – Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (not practising)

2015 – Admitted as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands)


SOAS, University of London, LL.B Law Degree, 2004

BPP Law School, London, Legal Practice Course, LPC, 2005





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