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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.  Having also been a partner of Maples and Calder's Funds & Investment Management team for a number of years, Patrick has extensive knowledge of all regulatory and operational requirements applicable to Cayman Islands investment funds, family offices, high net worth individuals and their managers and advisors. Patrick also has extensive knowledge of FATCA and the OECD Common Reporting Standard being a leading member of the Maples Group's global team advising clients on the impact of FATCA and CRS since their implementation. 

Patrick regularly advises clients with respect to their obligations under the Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions, Beneficial Ownership, Data Protection, Economic Substance, Securities Investment Business and Virtual Asset Service Providers regimes in the Cayman Islands.


Patrick joined the Maples group in 2012 and was elected as a partner in 2015.  He previously worked in the private equity team of 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.  


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


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, BCom (Economics)


The Regulatory 15/15
The latest Cayman Islands regulatory developments


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