Maples and Calder recruits trusts specialist


Maples and Calder, a Cayman Islands-based legal services firm, has appointed Ray Davern as a partner to join its trusts and private client practice in London.

Davern has over 25 years of experience in the trusts field, and previously headed the private client and trust practices in both the British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands for Conyers Dill & Pearman.

Davern’s appointment follows other recent additions to Maples and Calder's global trusts and private client team, including partner Morven McMillan who joined the firm in January 2016 as co-head of the practice in the Cayman Islands office, alongside Nigel Porteous.

Paul Govier, managing partner of Maples and Calder's London office, commented: "We are delighted to welcome Ray to our growing London office of 8 partners and 22 fee earners.

“I have every confidence that Ray's technical expertise and his time on the ground in the Cayman Islands and BVI will help cement the Maples group's position as a major player in the trusts and private client sector.”

Davern added: "I am very excited to be joining the Maples and Calder partnership and am looking forward to helping the team go from strength to strength."

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