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.
Jody is based in the Ireland office where he is an of counsel in the Real Estate Group.Jody has extensive experience advising clients on the negotiation of commercial leases and the acquisition and disposal of commercial and residential property, including acquisitions and disposals from receivers, liquidators and banks in possession.Jody's experience further extends to acting for banks on the disposal of large distressed loan and property portfolios.
Prior to joining Walkers, Jody was Head of the NAMA legal division of a large Irish pillar bank.
Admitted In:England & Wales (not practicing)IrelandNorthern Ireland (not practicing)Qualifications:Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University College GalwayBachelor of Corporate Law (BCorp Law), University College GalwayDiploma in Insolvency & Corporate Restructuring, Law Society of Ireland
2019 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer - Of counsel Jody Toner ‘is an impressively knowledgeable lawyer in real estate’ and impresses with his ‘aptitude for explaining complex legal issues to non-legal professionals in a clear and concise manner’.
2018 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer - 'Of counsel Jody Toner ‘explains real estate in a detailed but understandable way’
Member of the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland Member of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association
"Strong knowledge of property and technical issues arising in the transaction."