Maples Group makes leadership appointments

Following Maples Group’s biennial management elections, Jonathan Green has been appointed as the company’s new Global Managing Partner, with effect from 1 December 2019.

Green, who will assume the role for two years, succeeds Alasdair Robertson, who has served as Global Managing Partner since 2015. Robertson will return to full-time practice as a Finance partner, with a focus on supporting the transition to the new leadership, both at Group and practice level.
A well-regarded and "very knowledgeable" lawyer according to the Chambers and Partners Global Guide, Green joined the firm in 2003, during which time he has held various leadership roles, including his most recent position as head of the Cayman Islands' Funds & Investment Management team.

"It has been a privilege to be the firm's Global Managing Partner and I have thoroughly enjoyed the role," says Robertson. "I am proud to say that the Group has experienced exceptional growth and development during that time which is testament to the hard work, commitment and valuable input by all of my colleagues globally. I extend my warmest congratulations to Jonathan, who is an incredible talent and who has demonstrated the necessary leadership skills to lead the Group into the future."

Robertson will also handover his responsibilities as Chairman of the Group's fiduciary, fund, entity formation and management, and regulatory services businesses to Kieran Walsh, while Scott Somerville continues in the role as Chief Executive Officer.

Green adds: "Alasdair has done an outstanding job as our Global Managing Partner and I am both honoured and excited to take over the position. The Maples Group is a fantastic organisation with ambitious plans for the future and I look forward to continuing to work with our leadership teams and our exceptional employees to achieve our goals and provide our clients with the highest quality global service that enables them to accelerate and grow."