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Sherice Arman

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OVERVIEW

Sherice is a partner and head of Shipping of Maples and Calder's Finance team in the Maples Group's Cayman Islands office. She specialises in financing transactions, including banking and asset finance, fund and corporate finance and is recognised as an industry leader in asset finance, in particular for ship and aircraft finance.  Sherice also has significant experience in the field of regulated M&A transactions and regulatory advice.

BACKGROUND

Sherice joined the Maples Group in 2013 and was elected as a partner in 2016.  She was previously a partner at an international law firm in the Cayman Islands, and spent several years practising in the British Virgin Islands.  She has been ranked in a number of legal directories, including Who's Who Legal, Legal 500 (who have recognised her as a "leader in her field"), IFLR1000 (who have ranked her as a leading lawyer and a "rising star") and Chambers Global (who have praised for her "excellent client service and in-depth knowledge of banking and finance, especially asset finance").

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Member of the International Bar Association

Member of Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association (CILPA) 

Member of the Cayman Islands Maritime Sector Consultative Committee

President of the Women's International Shipping and Trade Association Cayman Islands (WISTA)

Director and Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands

Member of the Board of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands liaison for the Women in Maritime Association Caribbean (WiMAC)

Cayman Islands Notary Public

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Finance

Asset Finance

BAR ADMISSIONS

1999 - Admitted as an attorney at law in Trinidad and Tobago (not practising)

2000 - Admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (not practising)

2004 - Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands

2013 - Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (not practising)

EDUCATION

University College London, UK, LLM (with Merit), 2004

Hugh Wooding Law School, Trinidad and Tobago, Legal Education Certificate, 1999

University of the West Indies, Barbados, LLB (Hons), 1997

University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago, BA (Hons), English Literature, 1995

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