Maples and Calder’s Cayman Business Group offers clients an unparalleled range of legal services, including advising on major infrastructure and property development projects, the establishment and structuring of a physical presence in the Cayman Islands, business licensing, real estate, immigration and employment law together with general corporate and finance law.
Our unique emphasis on teamwork ensures that we are renowned worldwide for the quality of our advice.
We pride ourselves in strength in depth, with the largest number of lawyers of any law firm in the Cayman Islands . We also benefit from our collegiate and team-focused approach allowing for the right expertise and appropriate level of experience to be brought to each transaction.
We are viewed as the premier Cayman Islands law firm regarding complex and difficult transactions. With the support of our first class IT systems, including an extensive knowledge database, we also have the capacity to undertake multiple or repeat transactions in a cost-effective way.
Our clients come to us because of our expertise and reputation for excellence. We are proud of that reputation and work hard to maintain it.
Maples and Calder’s Corporate team has vast experience in corporate finance, companies and partnerships, joint ventures, cross border mergers and acquisitions and project finance, including private-public finance initiatives.
Our lawyers have extensive experience in advising on a broad range of advice to financial institutions and borrowers. These include Class A licensed banks, Class B licensed banks, the Cayman Islands Government and other governmental bodies as well as lenders and borrowers located outside the Cayman Islands, including many of the world’s leading financial institutions.
Our lawyers specialise in matters relating to local business licensing, including advising on the licensing regime(s) applicable to the proposed business in question and assisting with securing the licenses and other approvals required to enable the business to open and operate in the Cayman Islands.
Immigration, Employment and Pensions:
We have advised a large number of local companies on all aspects of immigration and employment matters including contracts, terminations and redundancies, work permits, medical insurance disputes and pension issues.
We provide documents for employment agreements and disputes and regularly advise on large-scale employment restructuring, permit and regulatory issues, and mandatory pension contributions and schemes.
Real Estate and Development:
Our dedicated team of real estate experts assist our clients in all aspects of real estate legal advice–from simple transactions to large, complex development projects. Our team of pragmatic and outcome-focused professionals combine strong technical legal skills and sound industry experience with a commercial and innovative approach to our clients’ needs. We work closely with our clients to understand their business.
Construction and Infrastructure: Our Construction and Infrastructure team has an in-depth understanding of, and extensive experience in all aspects of construction and infrastructure projects. We provide pragmatic advice through every stage of a project, from front-end drafting and negotiation of construction procurement documents and building contracts to back-end construction involving dispute resolution processes.
Intellectual Property (“IP”): Whether you need advice on patents, trademarks, copyrights or domain names or are looking for general guidance on your IP transactions and IP holding structures, Maples and Calder has a specialist team in place.
Dispute Resolution and Litigation (including Professional Negligence Disputes): Our Litigation team focuses equally on strategies designed to avoid disputes and mitigate risk, as it does on active dispute resolution procedures. Our litigators have acted in countless high-profile, complex commercial disputes, offering a broad range of litigation, arbitration, regulatory, expert and alternative dispute resolution proceedings and providing support and assistance in respect of proceedings in numerous other jurisdictions.
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