Adam Huckle > Maples Group > Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands > Lawyer Profile

Maples Group
PO BOX 309
Cayman Islands

Work Department

Dispute Resolution & Insolvency


Adam is an associate of Maples and Calder’s Financial Services Regulation and Dispute Resolution & Insolvency teams in the Maples Group’s Cayman Islands office.  Adam regularly represents retail and investment banks, trustees, investment funds and other financial institutions.  He has a broad range of litigation experience, with an emphasis on complex, multi-jurisdictional matters involving banking, finance, investment funds, company law and trusts disputes.  Adam’s regulatory practice has a particular focus on economic sanctions, but also includes advising on cross border conduct of business, duties of confidentiality, anti-corruption and bribery, licensing, record retention and mandatory reporting and information exchange.  He regularly appears in the Grand Court and Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands.


Adam joined the Maples Group in 2011 from Hogan Lovells International LLP in London, UK, where he was an associate in the Investment Banking, Funds Litigation and Dispute Resolution group.  During his time there Adam was seconded to Group Litigation at Barclays Plc in London, UK.  Adam has authored a number of chapters and articles for journals including International Corporate Rescue, Global Legal Insights and International Corporate Legal Guides.


BPP, UK, Legal Practice Course (Distinction), 2005
BPP, UK, Graduate Diploma in Law (Commendation), 2004
University of Bristol, UK, BA (Hons) First Class, English Literature, 2003

Lawyer Rankings

Cayman Islands > Dispute resolution

(Next Generation Partners)

Adam HuckleMaples 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.

Cayman Islands > Regulatory and compliance

(Next Generation Partners)

Adam Huckle  – Maples Group

A stellar lineup of market-leading banks, investment funds, trusts and virtual asset companies turn to Maples Group‘s regulatory and financial services team for its capabilities in a host of contentious and non-contentious matters, ranging from FATCA and CRS advice to anti-money laundering work. Practice chair Christopher Capewell‘s recent engagements include a number of CIMA inspections, AML compliance reviews, and beneficial ownership regime reviews. Tim Dawson‘s broad practice encompasses licensing, prudential and conduct of business requirements, while Patrick Head focuses on regulatory requirements facing investment funds, family offices, and high-net-worth individuals. The ‘clever and conscientious’ Adam Huckle specialises in enforcements and appeals.