Nigel Porteous
Name: Nigel Porteous
Firm Name: Maples & Calder
Country: Cayman Islands
Expertise: Private Client Law

Telephone: +1 345 814 5175
Fax: +1 345 525 5175
Email: [email protected]

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Professional Biography:

Nigel Porteous is our exclusively recommended Private Client Law expert in the Cayman Islands on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Nigel directly using the contact details above.

Nigel is the global head of Maples and Calder’s Trusts & Private Client practice. He advises on all aspects of trusts law including those concerning private trusts, public trusts and trusts used for commercial purposes, in particular unit trusts. His practice encompasses technical and practical advice for private individuals as well as for the world’s leading multinational banks and trust companies. Nigel is regularly consulted by corporate trustees on matters concerning management of trust business, the formulation of precedents and the mitigation of risk; all fields in which he has over 20 years of experience. Nigel’s advice is also frequently sought on the formulation of complex trust structures, solutions for trust structural and validity issues, and the resolution of trust disputes.

Nigel provides tailored training for corporate trustees around the world, in the form of seminars focussed on technical issues and practical trust management. He is also a frequent speaker at international conferences.

Nigel joined Maples and Calder in 2004 and was elected as a partner in 2008. He was previously a partner at Eversheds in London. Prior to that, Nigel practised with the firms of Frere Cholmeley Bischoff and Bischoff & Co. He is recommended in Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal

Firm Overview:

When choosing a law firm to handle your complex trust issues, you need to find an expert team that advises on Cayman Islands or British Virgin Islands law, with a proven track record acting for some of the world’s largest private businesses and institutional trustees.

At Maples and Calder, we are proud of our collective expertise. Our clients benefit from the combined experience of twelve partners and associates working with trustees and private clients covering all major markets and time zones from our Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands, London, Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore offices.

Our unrivalled knowledge of Commercial Trusts adds range and flexibility to our Private Trusts advice and vice versa. Our reputation grows year by year thanks to the scope of our advice in specialist areas such as unit trusts, escrow arrangements, estate planning, trustee incorporation, charities, regulatory regimes, third-party claims and dispute resolution.