John is a partner in the finance department of Maples and Calder, Dublin. John is the author of Banking Law – the first ever text on the subject in Ireland. It continues to be the leading text in the area and is now going into its fourth edition. John advises banks and other financial institutions on transactional and regulatory issues. John has acted for banks in leading funds-based financings, and advises clients on all aspects of banking and insolvency law. John is also the head of Maples’ advocacy group.