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.
Kevin Taylor is the Managing Partner* of Walkers' Bermuda office.
Kevin is based in Bermuda where he leads a team of lawyers providing advice on all aspects of Bermuda law with particular emphasis on matters of corporate and international finance law and insolvency and dispute resolution.
Kevin specialises in commercial disputes, particularly liquidation proceedings, receiverships and asset recovery. He advises liquidators and receivers, financial institutions and a wide range of creditors in contentious insolvency matters and has made numerous appearances before the Supreme Court of Bermuda and Court of Appeal for Bermuda.
*The title of "partner" is used to refer to a consultant or employee of Walkers (Bermuda) Limited with equivalent standing and qualifications.
Prior to working with Walkers, Kevin was the Managing Director of Bermuda firm Marshall Diel & Myers Limited. Upon his arrival in Bermuda in 2004, Kevin worked in the Litigation and Insolvency Group at another leading offshore firm.
Admitted In:BermudaOntario, Canada (not practising)Qualifications:J.D., Osgoode Hall Law School, Canada
2019 Chambers and Partners - Notable Practitioner (Dispute Resolution) - Interviewees praise him as "dedicated, smart and knowledgeable on Bermuda law," and able to give "practical, prompt advice."
2019 - Chambers and Partners – Notable Practitioner – Dispute Resolution
2019 Legal 500 - Leading Individuals - Dispute Resolution – Clients praise Kevin for being 'responsive, sensible, capable and good value for money'
2019 - Chambers and Partners - Author of Chambers and Partners Insolvency Guide, Bermuda - Interviewees praise him as "dedicated, smart and knowledgeable on Bermuda law," and able to give "practical, prompt advice."
2018 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer - Dispute Resolution
2018 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer - Corporate & Commercial
2014 Legal 500 – Kevin was recognised as having particular experience in contentious liquidation proceedings with multi-jurisdictional aspects. Clients say Kevin is "very reliable, patient and provides comprehensive legal advice."
Kevin is a member of INSOL and the Bermuda Bar Association. He also sits on the Bermuda Permanent Arbitration Panel, which hears labour disputes in essential industries.
"very reliable, patient and provides comprehensive legal advice."