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

Maples Group is ‘one of the premier litigation teams in the jurisdiction with a richly deserved reputation for acting in the leading cases with distinction‘. Led by Aristos Galatopoulos, whose ‘substantive knowledge and expertise are unparalleled in Cayman‘, the ‘well-resourced and talented team of litigators with real strength in depth‘ flourishes in large-scale insolvency and restructuring matters, fund disputes, shareholder litigation, fraud and asset tracing issues, and maritime disputes. James Eldridge  (‘a preeminent litigator and a go-to for restructuring and insolvency matters’) and Caroline Moran  (‘one of the top lawyers for restructurings in the Cayman Islands‘) frequently act in high-end, cross-border insolvency and restructurings, as well as other insolvency-related issues, including distressed funds work. Luke Stockdale , consultant Mac Imrie , of counsel Nick Herrod and Adam Huckle , who was promoted to of counsel in January 2021, are other key names. Both Colin McKie QC and former trusts and private client head Morven McMillan retired in November 2020.