Caroline Moran > Maples Group > Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands > Lawyer Profile

Maples Group
PO BOX 309
Cayman Islands

Work Department

Dispute Resolution & Insolvency


Caroline is a partner of Maples and Calder’s Dispute Resolution & Insolvency team in the Maples Group’s Cayman Islands office. Caroline advises on all aspects of cross border and domestic insolvency and restructuring issues, in particular contentious and non-contentious restructurings, liquidations, schemes of arrangement and fund wind downs. She advises debtors and key stakeholders in financially distressed circumstances, including banks, funds, bondholders, directors, investors and insolvency practitioners. Caroline also has extensive commercial litigation experience in financial services disputes including appraisal rights/fair value cases and shareholder, board and investment funds disputes. She is an experienced advocate, who regularly appears in the Cayman Islands courts.


Caroline joined the Maples Group as an associate in 2007 and was elected as a partner in 2016. She was previously with A&L Goodbody in Dublin. Caroline has been ranked by Chambers Global and as a Who’s Who Legal ‘Thought Leader’ for restructuring and insolvencyCaroline received the Restructuring of the Year Award and Energy Deal of the Year Award from M&A Advisors and the Innovation in Cross-Border Insolvency and Restructuring Award from GRR for her work on the Ocean Rig restructuring.


Member of IWIRC and INSOL


London School of Economics, UK, LLM (Corporate and Securities Law), 2012

University College Dublin, Eire, Bachelor of Law with Politics (Hons), 2010

Lawyer Rankings

Cayman Islands > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Caroline MoranMaples Group

Lauded for its thorough attention to detail and ‘client focused, imaginative approach‘, Maples Group fields an almost unparalleled offering in big-ticket, cross-border litigation, representing clients in high-profile insolvencies, fair value appraisal proceedings, and investment fund disputes. The sizeable team is jointly led by James Eldridge, a ‘master tactician’ who specialises in insolvency issues and distressed funds work, and Caroline Moran, a seasoned litigator who has most recently handled a number of s.238 cases and cross-border Chapter 11 restructurings. Noted for his capabilities in private equity focused disputes and asset tracing, Luke Stockdale has been engaged on cases concerning the enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards, including appeals to the Privy Council. Promoted to partner in January 2022, Nick Herrod focuses on cross-border insolvency and schemes of arrangement while the ‘first-class’ Adam Huckle, another recently promoted partner, specialises in international trusts disputes and contentious regulatory proceedings.