Ed Pearson

Ed Pearson


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Ed Pearson is a consultant in the Global Investment Funds Group and is based in Walkers' London office. His practice concentrates on the formation, operation and restructuring of investment funds.

Ed has extensive experience in both open and closed-ended investment structures. He advises institutional asset managers and established and start-up investment managers on all aspects of investments funds matters, including structuring considerations and formation, launches, governance, reorganisations, ongoing operations, exit and end-of-life matters, as well as downstream corporate transactions and regulatory compliance.

Prior to joining Walkers, Ed worked in the financial institutions department of Clifford Chance in London, where he advised investment funds, retail funds, insurers and banks on acquisitions, joint ventures, restructurings and regulatory issues.​

Ed was also previously based in Walkers' Cayman Islands office for eight years.

Admitted In:
Cayman Islands
England and Wales (not practising)

Honours degree in Economics and Finance, Bristol University
Honours degree in Law, College of Law
Legal Practice Course (Distinction), College of Law
Graduate Diploma of Law (Distinction), College of Law

2022 Legal 500 - Recommended - Investment Funds - "Speed of response stands out and effectiveness of guidance. Ed Pearson stands out in his practice area." and "Ed Pearson is an up-and-coming partner who is responsive, knows the law and provides actionable advice."