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 Kevin Taylor, trading as 'Walkers 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. 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.
Jasmine joined Walkers in 2007 and is a partner in the Global Investment Funds Group based in the London office. Her practice focuses on both alternative investment funds and private equity funds, and she regularly advises on their establishment, on-going corporate transactions and financing activities. Jasmine has also advised clients on their fund restructurings and distressed situations.Jasmine has significant experience in a broad range of corporate and finance transactions, and regularly advises on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, shareholder arrangements and group reorganisations and restructurings. Her practice has also included advising on IPOs of Cayman Islands companies on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange, and her clients include leading international banks, financial institutions, asset management firms and private equity houses.Jasmine is also part of the Walkers Global India Group which drives the firm’s strategy and dealings with Indian companies and clients and foreign investments into India.Jasmine has experience in both Cayman Islands law and BVI law aspects of transactions.
Jasmine trained and qualified at Slaughter and May, where she spent 9 years prior to joining Walkers. Whilst at Slaughter and May, she advised investment banks and corporate clients in relation to capital markets and structured finance transactions, securitisations, IPOs, investment fund, private equity and banking structures as well as providing general commercial and corporate advice to clients.Jasmine was seconded to Abbey National Treasury Services in 2004, where she advised the bank on finance transactions, including derivative products and bond and note issuances. She also spent a year on secondment in the Principal Finance department at UBS, where she advised on the legal aspects of principal investments made on behalf of the bank.
Admitted in:The British Virgin IslandsEngland and Wales (not practising)Qualifications:LLB (Hons), London School of Economics and Political Science
2019 Who's Who Legal - Private Funds (Recommended Lawyer)
2018 Legal 500 - (Offshore) Recommended Lawyer
"Jasmine Amaria, the latter 'particularly impressing with her responsiveness and ability to turn complex matters around in very short time frames'."
2018 Who's Who Legal - Private Funds (Recommended Lawyer)
2018 Chambers UK Guide - (Corporate & Finance) A Notable Practitioner:
"Jasmine Amaria is described by sources as 'super-efficient' and 'super-knowledgeable'. Interviewees highlight her strengths in both finance and M&A."
2017 Legal 500 - (Offshore) Recommended Lawyer
"Jasmine Amaria is ‘exceptionally responsive, commercial and excellent at finding solutions to complex questions’."
2017 Chambers UK Guide - (Corporate & Finance) A Notable Practitioner:
"Jasmine Amaria is commended by clients as a 'super-efficient and super-knowledgeable' Cayman Islands law practitioner."
2016 Chambers Global Guide – (Corporate & Finance) A Notable Practitioner
2016 Chambers UK - Jasmine Amaria is described by clients as "time-efficient" and "very good at client communication" Her expertise lies in investment funds and corporate deals.
2015 Chambers Global Guide – (Corporate & Finance) A Notable Practitioner2015 Chambers UK Guide - "Clients describe her as a fantastic practitioner who is 'responsive and very practical'."2014 Finance Monthly Deal Maker of the Year Winner – US$122M Asian Macro Fund Launch by City Financial
"time-efficient" and "very good at client communication."