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.
Ian Williams is a senior counsel based in Walkers' London office where he is a member of the firm's Finance and Corporate and Global Investment Funds team. Ian advises both alternative investment funds and private equity funds on their establishment, ongoing corporate transactions and financing activities. He also advises on both Cayman Islands law and BVI law aspects of a broad range of corporate and finance transactions.
Prior to joining Walkers, Ian worked in the corporate energy team at Herbert Smith Freehills in London where he advised on a number of high profile M&A transactions primarily in the oil and gas sector. Ian also spent time on secondment in Hong Kong and with Hess Corporation in London.
Admitted in:England and Wales (not practising)Qualifications:BA (Hons) CantabMA (Hons) Cantab
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