Abraham Thoppil > Maples Group > Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands > Lawyer Profile

Maples Group
PO BOX 309
UGLAND HOUSE, SOUTH CHURCH STREET,GEORGE TOWN
GRAND CAYMAN KY1-1104
Cayman Islands

Work Department

Funds & Investment Management
Insurance
Intellectual Property
Corporate 
Finance

Position

Abraham is a partner of Maples and Calder’s Funds & Investment Management team in the Maples Group’s Cayman Islands office. His expertise covers a range of areas including M&A, private equity, hedge fund, insurance and structured finance transactions.  He also has extensive experience in local Cayman Islands business matters, and all types of general corporate and commercial law, in particular, fintech, patent, trademark and other intellectual property matters.

Career

Abraham joined the Maples Group in 1997 and was elected as a partner in 2013.  He has been recommended in Legal 500. 

Languages

Hindi
Malayalam

Memberships

Abraham was formerly admitted to the United States Patent and Trade Mark Office.  He is a Chartered Engineer and a Certified Management Accountant.  He is the former President of the Caymanian Bar Association and current member of the Cayman Islands Law Reform Commission.  Abraham is a member of the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association (CILPA).

Education

Karnatak University, India, BEng, Electronics and Telecommunications

International College of the Cayman Islands, Cayman Islands, BS, Business, MS, Management

Western New England School of Law, USA,  Juris Doctor

Queen’s University Belfast, United Kingdom, Postgraduate Certificate, Cayman Islands law

Certified Management Accountant, USA

Chartered Engineer, India

Lawyer Rankings

Cayman Islands > Insurance/reinsurance

Maples Group’s insurance team specialises in insurance-related M&A, corporate advisory work and regulatory compliance mandates. Tim Frawley leads the practice, which has experience handling the licensing of insurers, reinsurers, managers and brokers, with a proven record assisting catastrophe bond and other special purpose insurers in particular. The standout name in the firm’s Cayman office for insurance and reinsurance matters is Abraham Thoppil .