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.
Ian McNamee is based in Walkers Irish office where he is a partner in the firm's Global Finance and Corporate Groups. Ian's principal practice areas are finance and capital markets, distressed investment, finance, restructurings and general corporate. In particular, he advises on Irish and EU legal and regulatory aspects of the establishment, financing, operation and management of Irish special purpose vehicles and other investment vehicles which acquire a broad range of asset classes (loans, mortgages, receivables, distressed assets, insurance products etc) around the world. Ian also advises on a wide range of finance and general corporate matters, distressed investment and other bespoke structured product transactions. Some recent transactions include:
Prior to joining Walkers, Ian was a member of the Banking and Finance group of a leading Irish law firm.
Admitted In:IrelandQualifications:BCL, University College CorkDiploma in Finance Law, Law Society of Ireland
2020 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer (Capital Markets: Debt) - "Andrew Traynor and Ian McNamee are extremely personable, actively involved in matters and able to understand when work is pressing and needs their attention. They understand cost pressures and manage matters accordingly."
2020 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer (Banking and Finance) - "Ian McNamee is very much in tune with our needs and responsive to even the tightest timelines. Practical and commercial at all times."
2019 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer (Capital Markets) - Ian McNamee 'provides consistently excellent service'
Member of the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland Member of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association
"In particular, Ian McNamee is very responsive and knowledgeable. Very prompt turnaround times for queries. Strong grasp of commercial considerations and a keen eye for detail and nuance."