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Capital markets Tier 2
As part of Maples Group's new office in Jersey, Paul Burton brings with him a track record of handling bond restructuring, high-yield issuance and securitisation. Managing partner Chris Byrne is also active in this space.
Corporate and commercial Tier 2
Maples Group handles cross-border deals, including politically sensitive matters, frequently representing key institutional investors such as private equity houses and sovereign wealth funds. Other areas of expertise include directors' duties and shareholder relations matters. The 'hugely collaborative' Chris Byrne and the 'commercial, technical and thorough' Paul Burton are the key partners in the team.
Banking and finance Tier 3
Maples Group acts for a number of well-known banks and private equity houses, handling fund finance work, corporate lending, asset finance and offshore elements of real estate deals. The 'technically strong' Chris Byrne and 'user-friendly' Paul Burton share leadership of the practice, while 'exceptionally switched-on' associate Anna Cochrane is also well-regarded.
Investment funds Tier 3
At Maples Group, Simon Hopwood - who joined from Bedell Cristin in 2018, handles work concerning real estate, hedge and venture funds. Notable by its strength in the Middle East and Asian markets, the team has expertise in Shari'ah-compliant funds.