Marco Martins is managing partner of our Cayman Islands office and head of our Americas practice group, which stretches from North America to South America. His clients include major global banks, investment managers, corporates and high-net-worth individuals.
Prior to joining us 11 years ago, Marco worked for Shearman & Sterling in London and California and Norton Rose in London. He spent three years in the BVI office before relocating to Cayman in late 2010. Marco's current practice encompasses all aspects of corporate, banking and finance related disciplines, with a particular focus on the establishment and ongoing advising of banks, investment funds and other financial vehicles.
He speaks fluent Spanish, Portuguese and Italian.
Marco is described as “knowledgeable, attentive, client-driven,” and is recognised for his experience of South American markets and clients. He advises on the setting up, structuring and regulation of alternative investment funds. Clients say he is “very professional, always looks for the best options available and is a problem solver”.Chambers and Partners
Marco is ranked as “highly regarded”.IFLR 1000, 2020
Marco is recommended in the Cayman Islands Banking, Finance and Capital Markets; Corporate and Commercial; and Investment Funds rankings.Legal 500, 2019
- New York
- England and Wales (not practising)
- Cayman Islands
- Syracuse University College of Law (JD)
- Syracuse University (MA)
- University of Texas (BSc)