Maples and Calder is a leading international law firm advising financial, institutional and business clients around the world on the laws of the Cayman Islands, Ireland and the British Virgin Islands. Our worldwide offices offer multinational clients and international law firms' local access to our global services.

Wherever you may be, you will find highly qualified, experienced lawyers ready to work with you in a convenient time zone. With specialists in all of our practice areas, we are proud of our reputation as an innovative, entrepreneurial firm and we strive hard to maintain it.


When choosing a law firm to handle your complex trust issues, you need to find an expert team that advises on Cayman Islands or British Virgin Islands law, with a proven track record acting for some of the world's largest private businesses and institutional trustees.

Our clients benefit from the combined experience of twelve partners and associates working with trustees and private clients covering all major markets and time zones from our Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands, London, Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore offices.

Our unrivalled knowledge of Commercial Trusts adds range and flexibility to our Private Trusts advice and vice versa. Our reputation grows year by year thanks to the scope of our advice in specialist areas such as unit trusts, escrow arrangements, estate planning, trustee incorporation, charities, regulatory regimes, third-party claims and dispute resolution.

• Commercial trusts
• Private wealth trusts
• Trustees
• Private clients
• Charities
• Trust litigation

Our resourceful lawyers can provide unique solutions and practical advice on ownership and succession planning based on decades of specialisation and experience. The strength and diversity of our litigation team means we can also help avoid or resolve disputes, should the need arise. For private clients, family businesses, charities or trustees, Maples can provide the expert advice and the realistic choices you need, on every aspect of trusts.

Maples and Calder advises many of the world's leading financial institutions, foreign governments, other financial centres and some of the world's wealthiest individuals (including heads of state) on Cayman Islands private wealth structures.
For reasons of confidentiality, we are not able to provide details of any of the private clients for whom we act or the transactions on which we have advised them, other than those matters described in generic terms below. However, we act for (or advise trustees in relation to Cayman and BVI private wealth structures established by) 15 of the world's wealthiest individuals. This excludes a number of clients (such as members of royal families and heads of state) who are not listed on Forbes, nor does it include structures on which we have advised on the establishment.

Main contact partner:

Richard Grasby, Partner, Head of Trusts and Private Wealth Asia, Maples and Calder Hong Kong.

Other offices:

53rd Floor,The Center
99 Queen's Road Central
Hong Kong
+852 2522 9333
+852 2537 2955

PO Box 309, Ugland House,
South Church Street
George Town,
Grand Cayman


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