Maples and Calder, the Maples Group’s law firm, has announced the promotion of nine of its senior lawyers in Europe . The international law firm appointed four new Partners and five new Of Counsel to its Dublin, London, Jersey and Luxembourg law firms, further strengthening its deep bench of expertise in the region.

In Jersey, Amy Black was promoted to Of Counsel in the firm’s growing Corporate practice. Amy has been with the firm for over three years and has experience of a wide range of corporate and finance matters, including mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, joint ventures, downstream private equity transactions, lender and borrower side financings and structured financings. She also advises on listing services on The International Stock Exchange.

Nick Evans, Head of the Jersey office said, “We congratulate Amy on her well-deserved appointment to Of Counsel and for reaching this important milestone in her career. I am pleased to share that our Jersey practice is flourishing and our Corporate, Finance and Funds & Investment Management practices continue to be selected to advise on a wide range of transactions. Amy’s promotion further demonstrates our commitment to investing in our people and our law firm here in Jersey, for today and into the future.”

Amy’s appointment is effective immediately and is part of the law firm’s annual global promotions which included the appointment of 17 new Partners and Of Counsel across seven of the firm’s practices. Globally, the law firm’s Funds & Investment Management practice saw the largest intake of new Partners and Of Counsel, followed closely by Dispute Resolution & Insolvency, Corporate, Finance and Financial Services Regulation. In total, there were two promotions in Asia, nine promotions in Europe and six in the Caribbean region.

Maples and Calder (Jersey) LLP provides full service Jersey legal advice in the corporate, finance and funds and investment management areas. Regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission, Maples Fiduciary Services (Jersey) Limited provides fiduciary, entity formation and corporate administration services to corporate investment holding companies, limited partnerships and other types of entities.