Walkers (Bermuda) Limited bolsters Regulatory & Risk Advisory practice with new hire

Walkers is pleased to announce that Melanie Fullerton has joined the firm as a senior associate in the Bermuda Regulatory & Risk Advisory practice.

Melanie joins Walkers from the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA), where she was a senior officer for legal services, policy and enforcement. Prior to the BMA, Melanie practised for five years in the corporate team of a Bermuda law firm.

Working in concert with Walkers' global Regulatory & Risk Advisory Group, Melanie's role will involve advising clients on all aspects of existing and new regulation that impacts Bermuda, including domestic and international measures. Walkers' global Regulatory & Risk Advisory Group has grown from two lawyers in 2017 to fifteen lawyers providing time-sensitive regulatory advice from the Cayman Islands, Ireland, Hong Kong, London and Bermuda offices.

Jonathan Betts, Head of Walkers' Bermuda Corporate, Finance & Funds group, commented, "Melanie brings with her a strong regulatory understanding of the Bermuda market. Her expertise will greatly benefit our clients and we are thrilled that she is joining our growing team."