David Collins

David Collins


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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 financial institutions, hedge funds, private equity funds, multinational corporations, issuers and institutional investors on complex finance and corporate transactions.

His finance experience includes bilateral and syndicated lending, acquisition financings, investment fund financings, derivatives, corporate financings, margin lending, repackaging and other structured transactions. David also has significant expertise advising on corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, preference share issues, corporate restructurings and investment fund downstream activities.

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

BA in Business Administration
Certified Public Accountant (not practising)
Postgraduate Diploma in Law/CPE & Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice with Commendation, College of Law, London
MBA, University of Cambridge

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​ 

Chambers Asia Pacific 2013 - "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'."

Chambers Asia Pacific 2012 - "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 member of the Law Society of England and Wales and the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association.​