Luke Stockdale > Maples Group > Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands > Lawyer Profile

Maples Group
PO BOX 309
Cayman Islands

Work Department

Dispute Resolution & Insolvency


Luke is a partner of Maples and Calder’s Dispute Resolution & Insolvency team in the Maples Group’s Cayman Islands office.  He has a broad range of experience in commercial litigation, arbitration and restructuring and insolvency matters, with a particular emphasis on complex and multi-jurisdictional cases.  Luke also has considerable experience in banking and finance and investment fund disputes, company law and trust disputes and regularly advises financial institutions, investors and insolvency practitioners on contentious matters and insolvencies.


Luke joined the Maples Group in 2012.  He previously worked for Linklaters in London, and Mallesons in Australia.  Luke has been recommended in Chambers Global.


University of Oxford, UK, BCL (Dist), 2005
Monash University, Australia, LLB/BComm (Hons), 2002

Lawyer Rankings

Cayman Islands > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Luke StockdaleMaples 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.