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Maples adds 10 from Walkers to boost offshore fund teams


Law firm Maples and Calder has hired seven new partners and three associates to its growing investment funds practice – all of whom join from rival offshore law firm Walkers.

New partners Julian Ashworth, Heidi De Vries, Sheryl Deam, David Marshall, Philip Millward and Gwyneth Rees are to join Maples’ Cayman Islands office, while fellow partner Tim Clipstone will join the firm’s British Virgin Islands team. Senior associates Philip Dickinson, Patrick Head and Lucy Nicklas will take up new positions in the Cayman office.

The 10 hires will come onboard as soon as they are free to do