Walkers advises on the laws of Bermuda*, the British Virgin Islands (BVI), the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey (Channel Islands). We are experienced in all types of international and cross-border transactions covering a broad range of sectors with a particular focus on both contentious and non-contentious corporate and finance law, investment funds, private equity, structured products, capital markets and trusts.
Walkers works in exclusive association with Taylors in Bermuda, a full service commercial law firm providing advice on all aspects of Bermuda law.
Walkers Professional Services provides registered office, corporate, and fiduciary services from Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Dubai, Hong Kong and Ireland. Working together with Walkers law firm, Walkers Professional Services delivers a seamless integration of legal, corporate and fiduciary services.
Walkers delivers clear, concise and practical advice based on an in-depth knowledge of the legal, regulatory and commercial environment in Bermuda*, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey.
Dorothy is based in Walkers’ Cayman Islands office where she is a partner in the firm’s Global Investment Funds Group. She specialises in advising on the formation and ongoing operations of Cayman Islands investment funds, including unit trusts. With over 10 years’ experience in Cayman, Dorothy has particular expertise in re-structuring work with a focus on openended funds and a strong background in general corporate work.Dorothy is also a lead member in Walkers Global Latin American Group and regularly advises some of the largest Latin American investment management firms and financial institutions on their Cayman Islands funds.
Admitted In:Cayman Islands Qualifications:Honours Degree in Anthropology and Law, London School of Economics and Political SciencePostgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice with Commendation, College of Law London
Dorothy was a recipient of the Cayman Scholar Award, the Cayman Islands’ most prestigious academic award.
Dorothy is the Chairperson of the National Drug Council of the Cayman Islands, an independent statutory body set up under the National Drug Council Law to coordinate measures to eradicate substance abuse in the Cayman Islands and to cooperate with foreign governments and agencies to facilitate strategies to address the global trafficking of illicit drugs. Dorothy has also served as a member of the Cayman Islands National Youth Commission and is a recognised leader in the establishment of community and youth development programs. She is a Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow and was a finalist in the 2008 Young Caymanian Leadership Awards. Dorothy is a member of the Caymanian Bar Association and the Cayman Islands Law Society.