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Legal Services

Process Agency

We offer process agency services through each of the global offices of Maples and Calder, the Maples Group's law firm, for clients who require a third party to accept legal proceedings on their behalf. Our dedicated London-based team can guide you through the appointment procedure and customise documentation to suit the terms of a particular transaction.

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OVERVIEW

The Maples Group offers a unique advantage for clients who require a third party to accept legal proceedings on their behalf. Our UK Process Agency services are managed by a dedicated team, who are able to guide you through the appointment procedure and customise documentation to suit the terms of a particular transaction.

Provided primarily through our London office since 1997, Process Agency services are also available through our other offices. The Maples Group is able to accept service of process on your behalf for all types of transactions.

We can accept legal proceedings on behalf of a party that has submitted to the jurisdiction of the local courts, but does not have the ability to accept legal proceedings itself within that jurisdiction, or where a counter party requires a party to appoint an institutional process agent. Our Process Agency services are available, whether or not our lawyers are advising on the relevant transaction, or other services are being provided by our affiliates.  

SCOPE OF ENGAGEMENT

In addition to accepting service of process issued through the courts of England and Wales, we may also accept notice of commencement of arbitration if specifically requested.

ACCESSIBILITY

Our team is available to assist you any day of the week. We provide convenient and timely support to clients around the world.

COSTS

Single Appointments: Upfront one-off fee of £100 per year of term of appointment (minimum £500 / maximum £2,000). No limit on the number of documents. 

Multiple Appointments: Please contact us for competitive pricing. 

Bespoke Arrangements: Flexible pricing tailored to nature of transaction.  

GLOBAL NETWORK

Our team is available to assist you any day of the week. We provide convenient and timely support to clients around the world through our Cayman Islands, Delaware, Dublin, Hong Kong, London, New York and Singapore offices.

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PROCESS AGENCY CHECKLIST

In order to appoint Maples and Calder as process agent (subject to our standard terms and conditions), please complete the checklist below to initiate the preparation of our engagement letter. The appointment will be effective once our engagement letter has been issued.

Contact details

Maximum upload file size: 5MB
Maximum number of documents: 10
Allowed file types: .pdf, .doc, .docx
Please include contact name, address, telephone/fax numbers and email address(es). Multiple contacts are permitted.

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Are original letters required?

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