Andrew Barker

Andrew Barker


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Andrew Barker is based in Walkers' Cayman Islands office where he is a partner in the Global Investment Funds Group.

Andrew regularly acts for leading investment managers and private equity sponsors advising on the structuring and formation of their funds as well as downstream transactions including joint ventures, acquisitions and disposals.

An integral part of his practice involves advising on initial public offerings (including SPACs), ongoing matters for Cayman Islands public companies and take privates.

Prior to joining Walkers in 2012, Andrew worked in the Corporate team of Travers Smith in London, where he specialised in private equity.

Admitted In:
Cayman Islands
England and Wales (not practising)

LLB (Hons), University of Durham
Legal Practice Course (Distinction), Nottingham Law School



2023 Legal 500 - Next Generation Partner - Investment Funds

2022 Legal 500 - Next Generation Partner - Investment Funds - "Andrew Barker is very knowledgeable and able to marshal and shepherd his wider team very efficiently and effectively. He is always available and able to deal with matters at short notice."

2021 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star

2021 Legal 500 - Next Generation Partner - Investment Funds

2020 Legal 500 - Next Generation Partner - Investment Funds

2020 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star

2019 Legal 500 - Next Generation Lawyer - Investment Funds

2019 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star

Co-author of 'How Fund Managers May Deploy the Cayman Islands LLC Structure' - published by The Hedge Fund Law Report Vol. 9, No. 48

Andrew is a member of Hedge Funds Care Cayman Islands Committee of Hearts.