Anthony Travers OBE

Anthony Travers OBE

Senior Partner, Cayman Islands

Anthony resumes a long and distinguished legal career in the Cayman Islands having joined the firm as Senior Partner. A Scholar of Cambridge University with a First Class Degree in Law, Anthony spent 30 years with Maples and Calder advising many of the world’s leading financial institutions on offshore transactions and serving as the Senior Partner and Managing Partner of that firm until his retirement in 2006.

An expert in all forms of offshore financial structuring, he was the architect of the legislation governing key financial services in the Cayman Islands including the Exempted Limited Partnership Law 1991 and the Mutual Funds Law 1993 which formed the foundation for private equity and investment funds in the Cayman Islands and, in the area of private client, the Fraudulent Dispositions Law 1989. Having advised government on and prepared the Stock Exchange Law 1996, he has served as Chairman of the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange from inception and has advised the Cayman Islands Government on legislative initiatives as a member of the Financial Services Council. Anthony has served as President of the Cayman Islands Law Society and as the Chairman of Cayman Finance, the representative body of the Cayman Islands Financial Services industry.

Anthony has spoken and written extensively on offshore issues over the years. A synopsis of his writings is available at and his career may be reviewed on Wikipedia. He was awarded the Order of the British Empire for service to the Cayman Islands Financial Services industry in August 1998.

Admitted: Cayman Islands
England and Wales
Education: St Catharine’s College, Cambridge.
M.A.(Hons) Law First Class
Jacobson Prize for Law


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