Walkers advises on the laws of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands (BVI), the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey. 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, regulatory and risk advisory, and private capital and trusts.
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.
Andrew Gibson is the Director of Legal at Walkers Professional Services (WPS) and is based in the Cayman Islands. He leads the in-house legal function within WPS and is responsible for all legal drafting and for defining and implementing strategies for the mitigation of key legal and operational risks. Andrew joined WPS in 2022 having previously worked as a Senior Counsel in Walkers' Insolvency & Dispute Resolution Group since 2013. In addition to his broad commercial litigation background, he is an arbitration specialist and an accredited civil/commercial mediator.
Andrew has considerable offshore experience having previously worked in the Middle East at a leading international law firm.
Admitted In:Cayman IslandsEastern Caribbean Supreme Court (BVI) - SolicitorEngland and Wales (not practising)Registered Part Two Legal Practitioner of the Courts of the Dubai International Finance Centre (DIFC) (not practising)
Qualifications:Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of Wales, Swansea, UKLegal Practice Course, University of Exeter, UKChartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb)London School of Mediation (LSM) Accredited Mediator / International Mediation Institute (IMI) Qualified Mediator
Andrew is Vice Chair of the Cayman Islands Chapter of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) (which he co-established) as well as a Committee Member of the Caribbean Branch of CIArb, and is on the advisory committee for the Cayman International Arbitration Centre. Andrew is also a Cayman Islands representative for ICC FraudNet, the world’s leading global network of fraud and asset recovery lawyers, and is a member of the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association and the Law Society of England & Wales.
Chief Executive Officer – WPS
British Virgin Islands