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.
John is ranked by Chambers and Partners (2020 edition) and as a leading lawyer by Legal 500 (2020 edition).
Admitted In:British Virgin IslandsCayman IslandsEngland and Wales (not practising)IrelandNew York (not practising)Qualifications:Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Trinity College DublinDiploma in Insolvency and Corporate Restructuring (Law Society of Ireland)
2020 Chambers and Partners UK Guide - Notable Practitioner:
"very well networked, good on strategy, commercial and pragmatic."
2020 Legal 500 - (Offshore) Leading Lawyer
2019 Legal 500 - (Offshore) Recommended Lawyer
2018 Legal 500 - (Offshore) Recommended Lawyer
2017 Legal 500 - (Offshore) Recommended Lawyer
"a trusted and responsive adviser, who is extremely user-friendly and proactive on any matter he advises on"
2016 Legal 500 - (Offshore) Recommended Lawyer
"always responsive and available to help"
2015 Legal 500 - Insolvency specialist and 'up-and-coming star in the making'
John is a member of INSOL, R3, the Law Society of England & Wales, the Law Society of Ireland and the New York Bar Association.
A trusted and responsive adviser, who is extremely user-friendly and proactive on any matter he advises on