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Patrick Head

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Patrick is a partner of Maples and Calder's Regulatory & Financial Services team in the Maples Group's Cayman Islands office. He specialises in investment funds and has worked extensively with well-known sponsors of private equity and hedge funds, as well as start-up managers and their onshore counsel, advising on all aspects of the establishment, regulation and operation of investment funds.  He has extensive experience in fund financing, the restructuring of investment fund platforms, mergers and listings on worldwide exchanges. Patrick is also one of the lead partners on the global team advising on the implementation and impact of FATCA and CRS, focusing specifically on the investment funds sector. 



Patrick joined the Maples group in 2012 and was elected as a partner in 2015. He previously worked for another international law firm in the Cayman Islands and, before that, advised on a wide range of domestic and cross-border leveraged finance transactions in the banking team of Burges Salmon LLP in England. Patrick began his legal career in the corporate and commercial team of Duncan Cotterill in New Zealand.  Patrick has been recommended in Chambers Global.  


Regulatory & Financial Services Advisory

Funds & Investment Management



Anti-Money Laundering Services


1999 - Admitted as a barrister and solicitor in New Zealand (not practising)

2003 - Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (not practising)

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


University of Canterbury, New Zealand, LLB

University of Canterbury, New Zealand, BComm (Economics)


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