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 Professional Services provides registered office, corporate, and fiduciary services from Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Dubai, Hong Kong and Ireland. We also provide compliance services from the Cayman Islands through Walkers Compliance, a one-stop-shop which helps clients address evolving Anti-Money Laundering Regulations, including outsourcing and supporting their compliance functions. Working together with Walkers law firm, Walkers Professional Services delivers a seamless integration of legal, corporate, fiduciary and compliance 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.
Walkers continues to monitor the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its people, its clients and its business.
Walkers is pleased to announce that its 2020 Students, Graduates and Training Programmes are open.
In a judgment handed down on Friday 29 May 2020 in Broad Idea International Limited - v - Convoy Collateral Limited (BVICMAP 2019/0026), the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal (Pereira CJ, Blenman, Michel JAA) has ruled that the BVI Court cannot grant a free...
Bermuda has a long and rich history as a financial center, supporting both the asset management and insurance industries. In this article written for the AIMA Journal, Sarah Demerling, Walkers Partner and Chair of AIMA Bermuda ExCo, reviews the investment management and fund framework...
Walkers (London) has acted as British Virgin Islands counsel to the purchaser on its entry into a sale and purchase agreement for the acquisition of 10 Fenchurch Street, for circa £100 million. 10 Fenchurch Street is an 11-storey commercial building, located in the heart...
Walkers litigators Lucy Diggle, Alison Ozanne and Shelley White have been named in the first of Citywealth's prestigious list of top global Trusts disputes lawyers, with Alison and Lucy also reaching the exclusive Top 10 Powerwomen Trust litigators as the only offshore practitioners included.The...
Walkers (London) has acted as counsel for Aircraft Leasing & Management Limited, a subsidiary company of the ACIA Aero Leasing group ("ACIA Aero"), in relation to the lease of two ATR 72-600 aircraft to Bestfly Aircraft Management Limitada ("Bestfly"), a diverse aviation group based...
What is DAC 6? Council Directive (EU) 2018/822 (the “Directive” and “DAC6”) imposes a new obligation on EU based “intermediaries” (as well as taxpayers in certain circumstances) to report on certain “cross-border arrangements” containing features which are considered to be indicative of potential aggressive tax...
Walkers is pleased to announce that it has acted as offshore counsel to Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd ("Norwegian") on three separate significant financing transactions, equating to $2 billion, which were completed during May.Most recently, Walkers acted as joint Bermuda, BVI and Cayman Islands...
Since restrictive measures were introduced to reduce the spread of COVID-19, businesses have had to fundamentally change. In many cases, this has meant implementing remote working, suspending operations where remote working is not feasible and laying off employees. In this advisory we look at the key...
The contents of this site are for general information purposes only and do not purport to be comprehensive or to constitute legal or other advice. Appropriate legal or other professional advice should be sought for any specific matter.
While Walkers endeavours to ensure the information on this site or in any article or publication is correct at the time of publication, any and all liability which may arise from the use of this website or reliance on the materials or contents of any of its pages is excluded.
Walkers does not accept any responsibility for the contents of any website linked to or from this website.
The contents of this site are protected by copyright. All copyright or other intellectual property rights in or arising out of the contents of this website are owned by Walkers. Any use or copying of the contents is prohibited unless Walkers has given its prior written consent. However, you may read the contents and make copies for your own personal use, and you may also give copies of reasonable extracts to your contacts free of charge for their personal use only, provided that the text is not altered in any way, Walkers is acknowledged as the source and they are made aware of this copyright notice.
Any legal action or proceedings arising between you and Walkers or any of its affiliates in relation to this website shall be governed by Cayman Islands law and your use of this website is an acknowledgement by you that you will submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Cayman Islands courts.
Advice is given and services are supplied on the basis of the firm's standard Terms of Engagement, links to which can be found below (please click on the link relevant to the office which you have engaged to provide legal services). By instructing the firm, all clients agree to the firm's Terms of Engagement, including to any amendments which may be made to such terms from time to time, and subject to any variations or amendments which the firm has expressly agreed in writing with individual clients.
We are well equipped to service our international clients by being able to converse fluently in a number of different languages, including; Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese, Spanish, French and Portuguese.
Walkers is the exclusive member firm in the Cayman Islands for Lex Mundi – the world’s leading network of independent law firms in more than 100 countries worldwide.
As part of the Lex Mundi global network, we can provide our clients with preferred access to more than 21,000 lawyers around the world – all from a single point of contact.
Walkers has a strong commitment to the long-term development of the local communities in which we operate. We take pride in our active involvement in a wide range of community projects, both in terms of offering financial assistance as well as volunteering our time in support of the initiatives. In addition to our own projects, we support many initiatives chosen by our team members.
On average, Walkers supports over 50 charities, non-profit and community initiatives globally each year. We have a particular commitment to supporting health, education, conservation, heritage, art and sport.