Finn O'Hegarty > Maples Group > Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands > Lawyer Profile

Maples Group
PO BOX 309
Cayman Islands

Work Department

Funds & Investment Management


Finn is a partner of Maples and Calder’s Corporate team and the Latin American practice group in the Maples Group’s Cayman Islands office.  Finn has extensive experience in all aspects of corporate work, including joint ventures, IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, and also advises on a wide variety of structured finance, capital markets and investment fund transactions.


Finn joined the Maples Group in 2012.  He previously worked for Debevoise & Plimpton in London.  Finn has been recommended in Chambers Global.   


Finn is a member of the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association (CILPA).


University of Cambridge, St John’s College, UK, MPhil, Land Economy, 2004
University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland, BA, Economics, 2003

Lawyer Rankings

Cayman Islands > Corporate and commercial

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.