David Collins

David Collins

Partner

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David Collins is a partner in Walkers' Finance & Corporate Group and is based in the Cayman Islands office. He has extensive experience advising private equity sponsors, financial institutions, investment funds, multinational corporations, issuers and institutional investors on complex finance and corporate transactions.

David's finance experience includes fund financing, bilateral and syndicated lending, acquisition financings, derivatives, corporate financings, margin lending, repackaging and other structured transactions. He also has significant expertise advising on corporate matters. 

David is a frequent speaker at industry events. 

Prior to joining Walkers, David practised in the Capital Markets Department of Linklaters in London. He also spent time on secondment in the Structured Credit team at Bank of America in London.

Admitted In:
Cayman Islands
British Virgin Islands
England and Wales (not practising)

Qualifications:
BA in Business Administration, University of South Florida, USA
Certified Public Accountant (not practising), State of Maryland, USA
Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice with Commendation, College of Law, London, UK
Postgraduate Diploma in Law/CPE, College of Law, London, UK
Executive MBA, University of Cambridge, UK

2021 Legal 500 - Leading Individual - Corporate & Commercial

2020 Legal 500 - Leading Individual - Corporate & Commercial

2020 IFLR 1000 - Highly Regarded

2019 Legal 500 - Leading Individual - Banking, Finance & Capital Markets

2019 Legal 500 - Leading Individual - Corporate & Commercial

2019 IFLR 1000 - Highly Regarded

2018 Legal 500 - Leading Individual - Banking, Finance & Capital Markets

2018 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer - Corporate & Commercial

2018 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star

2017 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer - Corporate & Commercial - "David Collins is ‘an incredibly strong lawyer with a very sound commercial mind’."

2017 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star

2016 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star

2013 Chambers Asia Pacific - "David Collins is experienced in corporate and finance matters relating to Cayman Islands and BVI entities. Regional clients regularly seek his advice as 'he understands the demands of the....market'."

2012 Chambers Asia Pacific - "David Collins has a deep knowledge of Cayman Islands law and sources agree that 'he is very sound, provides quality advice and effectively interacts with clients'."

David is a President of the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association, the professional industry body representing attorneys-at-law in the Cayman Islands. He is also a member of the Law Society of England and Wales.

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