Daniel Lee > Maples Group > Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands > Lawyer Profile

Maples Group
PO BOX 309
Cayman Islands

Work Department

Funds & Invesment Management
Listing Services


Dan is a partner of Maples and Calder’s Corporate team in the Maples Group’s Cayman Islands office.  His experience includes advising on a broad range of corporate and commercial work, including private equity, IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and SPACs.  He also advises on all types of investment funds and has extensive experience in finance and capital markets.


Dan joined the Maples Group in 2012 and was elected as a partner in 2018. He previously worked in the Corporate Finance and Private Equity teams at Travers Smith LLP in London, and spent time on secondment at London-based corporate finance boutique Kinmont. Dan has been ranked in The Legal 500 as a Next Generation Lawyer.


Dan is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales and the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association.


University of Nottingham, UK, BEng (Hons), Civil Engineering, 2002 (First Class Honours)

Nottingham Law School, UK, Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL), 2003

Nottingham Law School, UK, Legal Practice Course (LPC), 2004

Lawyer Rankings

Cayman Islands > Corporate and commercial

(Next Generation Partners)

Daniel LeeMaples Group

The ‘extremely responsive and proactive‘ team at Maples Group routinely advises on the largest and most high-profile corporate and commercial deals involving Cayman entities. Managing partner Matthew Gardner steers the corporate group, which has an enviable track record in multijurisdictional and domestic M&A, share capital issues, joint ventures, corporate reorganisations, corporate finance projects, regulatory considerations and corporate governance work, among other general corporate and commercial advisory issues. Notably, the practice also fields a dedicated Latin America group, which is jointly headed up by Kieran Walsh  and Simon Firth , both of whom possess wide-ranging corporate practices. Elsewhere within the wider department, Suzanne Correy  specialises in the full life-cycle of public company work, from start-up to IPO; Michael Johns  takes the lead on many SPAC deals; and Daniel Lee , Shari Seymour  and Finn O’Hegarty are all trusted names in the market for high-value corporate and commercial transactions.

North West > Insurance > Personal injury and clinical negligence: claimant

Andrew Kwan acts as litigation manager at Clear Law LLP, overseeing the firm’s personal injury department. The practice handles claims arising from road traffic accidents, and houses a fast track RTA team headed by Hannah Bardsley. Iain Murray leads the employers’ and public liability department, advising on workplace accidents, while Daniel Lee heads the clinical negligence and serious injury group, which has particular experience with brain injury claims.