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.
Stuart Rowe joined Walkers' Cayman Islands office in 2015 where he is senior counsel heading the Real Estate Group. Stuart specialises in real estate and banking transactions, advising a wide range of clients on the acquisition, disposal, leasing and development of hotel, retail, commercial and residential property in the Cayman Islands, as well as advising local and international financial institutions on lending and restructuring matters. Stuart also provides advice in respect of Cayman company formation and licensing.
Prior to joining Walkers, Stuart worked in the real estate department of Solomon Harris in the Cayman Islands and Eversheds in the UK.
Admitted In:Cayman IslandsEngland and Wales (not practising)Qualifications:BA (Hons) History, Northumbria UniversityPostgraduate Diploma in Law, Northumbria Law SchoolLegal Practice Course, Northumbria Law SchoolDiploma in Real Estate, College of Law
2020 Legal 500 - Rising Star - Real Estate
2019 Chambers Global Guide - Notable Practitioner (Real Estate) - "Sturat is reported as a "technically brilliant lawyer with an understanding of real estate on a global level, as well as an incredible grip on local law." One source declared: "When I need an attorney with exceptional people skills and exceptional technical skills, he's the one I call."
2019 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer - Real Estate
2018 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer - Real Estate - "Stuart Rowe is ‘very personable and proactive’."
2017 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer - Real Estate
Member of the Cayman Islands Law Society