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.
Jody is based in the Ireland office where he is an of counsel in the Real Estate Group.
In addition, Jody has experience advising clients on distressed loan situations and the enforcement of security, including the provision of advices on receivership and liquidation and general insolvency related matters.
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 IrelandDiploma Commercial Property, Law Society of IrelandDiploma in Construction Law, Law Society of Ireland
2020 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer (Real Estate) - "I have found the conveyancing process to be extremely thorough at Walkers, a great commitment to understanding all aspects of a given transaction and outlining any possible risks, I feel that Walkers often cause the law firm on the other side of the deal to raise their game. I have never met anyone as well informed about the nuances of real estate and property law than Jody Toner."
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."