Mac has broad experience in multi-jurisdictional commercial litigation, arbitration and regulatory matters. He regularly works on mutual fund and hedge fund disputes and in crisis situations and has been involved in several high-profile fund collapses and resultant litigation and arbitration. Many of his cases involve obtaining interim protection for creditors and shareholders. He has significant advocacy experience having appeared as counsel before numerous courts and tribunals around the world.
Mac joined Maples and Calder in 2002 and was made partner in 2004. He previously worked for Herbert Smith in Hong Kong and London and before that, was a barrister and commercial litigation solicitor in New Zealand. Mac is recommended by Chambers Global, Legal 500 and by the PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook.
Mac graduated with honours from the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Mac also holds qualifications in insurance and business studies/accounting.
1994 - Admitted as a barrister and solicitor in New Zealand (does not practise as a barrister or solicitor in New Zealand).
1998 - Admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong.
2000 - Admitted as a solicitor and solicitor-advocate in England and Wales (does not practise as an English solicitor).
2002 - Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands.
2003 - Admitted as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands).
2006 - Admitted as a solicitor advocate (civil) in the British Virgin Islands.