Heidi De Vries > Maples Group > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Maples Group

Work Department

Funds & Investment Management


Heidi is Managing Partner of Maples and Calder, in the Maples Group’s London office. Heidi works closely with hedge fund managers, private equity houses and their onshore counsel in the hedge fund and private equity sectors.  She advises on both Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands law and specialises in the structuring, formation, ongoing maintenance and restructuring of hedge funds and private equity funds, representing large financial institutions as well as boutique and start-up managers.


Heidi joined the Maples Group in 2012.  Prior to joining, she was a partner at an international law firm in the Cayman Islands.  She has also worked in the mergers and acquisitions group at Linklaters in London and in the banking and finance group at Clayton Utz in Australia.


Newcastle University, Australia, Bachelor of Commerce

Bond University, Australia, Bachelor of Laws (Hons)

Lawyer Rankings

London > Offshore firms in London > Offshore firms in London

(Leading individuals)

Heidi de VriesMaples Group

Maples Group maintains an ‘excellent’ practice and is highlighted for its ‘well-resourced and dedicated’ Cayman Islands team which handles the full spectrum of matters as well as providing Irish and Jersey law advice through its desks. Overseen by managing partner Heidi De Vries, the team features Harjit Kaur who specializes in funds and investment management, and Jonathan Caulton who heads the finance team. ‘An expert in his field’, Matthew Gilbert is head of the London based BVI practice and focuses on compliance and regulatory work for BVI companies. On the corporate side, Jack Marriott‘s practice covers public and private M&A, debt financing and restructurings. Counsel Alex Way is based in the firm’s private client department.