Dorothy Scott

Dorothy Scott

Managing Director

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Dorothy Scott is the Managing Director of Compliance & Regulatory Services at Walkers Professional Services in the Cayman Islands. She leads a team of compliance and regulation experts who provide tailored services to suit clients' needs, including outsourced anti-money laundering compliance and money laundering reporting officer roles, client identification, verification and remediation services, AML audit services, regulatory inspection and general compliance support, and in-house training.

Dorothy was previously a partner in Walkers' Global Investment Funds Group, where she practiced for 17 years. In that capacity, she routinely advised on the full life-cycle of open-ended and closed-ended funds, including formation and structuring considerations, ongoing operations, governance, regulatory compliance, general corporate and partnership transactions, with an emphasis on advising distressed hedge funds in volatile markets and manager-led wind downs. Dorothy counselled a broad range of highly regarded investment managers, private equity sponsors, trustees and family offices with a particular interest in start-up/emerging managers.

Admitted In:
Cayman Islands

Qualifications:
Honours Degree in Anthropology and Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice with Commendation, College of Law London, UK

2018 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer - Investment Funds

Dorothy is a member of the Cayman Islands' Human Rights Commission and is the Chairperson of the National Drug Council of the Cayman Islands, an independent statutory body set up under the National Drug Council Law to coordinate measures to eradicate substance abuse in the Cayman Islands and to cooperate with foreign governments and agencies to facilitate strategies to address the global trafficking of illicit drugs.

She is also a member of the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association.

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