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Aug 15 2012 | 7:41am ET
International law firm Maples and Calder has added four associates to its funds team in the Caymans and a new partner in its British Virgin Islands office.
Tim Clipstone, Greg Barwick, Philip Dickinson and Patrick Head join the Caymans team while Lucy Nicklas joins in the BVI. All five have represented large international financial institutions and independent investment managers. Each has significant experience in advising on fund structuring, formation, ongoing compliance, governance, restructuring and winding-up.
"It is with great pleasure that we add these new lawyers to our firm, as we anticipate that their collective expertise will serve to add more strength in depth to our client offering," said Jon Fowler, the firm's global head of the funds group. "Maples and Calder is renowned for its collegiate approach and reputation as a top-tier international law firm. We feel that these hires reinforce that position and are pleased that each of these lawyers made the decision to join us."
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