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.
Michael has previously held a number of in-house and private practice roles. Before joining Walkers Michael was a senior associate with Minter Ellison, Sydney where he advised clients on fund formation and restructures, mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and regulatory compliance. He has also acted for a number of clients in relation to initial public offerings on the Australian Securities Exchange, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, and the New York Stock Exchange.
Admitted In:British Virgin IslandsCayman IslandsEngland and Wales (not practising)New South Wales (not practising)Qualifications:Bachelor of Laws, University of Technology SydneyMaster of Laws, University of Sydney
2018 Chambers Global Guide - (Investment Funds) A Notable Practitioner. "Michael Padarin is praised as "a very experienced lawyer with tons of international expertise. A source noted that "he has the commercial acumen to make sure all parties to a deal are kept happy."
2018 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer - Investment Funds
2017 Chambers Global Guide - (Investment Funds) A Notable Practitioner. "Market sources single him out as 'a very responsive attorney,' adding: 'He is great on the very technical matters of Cayman law'."
2017 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer (Investment Funds) - "Michael Padarin has ‘incredible business sense and knows what clients need’."
Michael Padarin has ‘incredible business sense and knows what clients need’.