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.
Jason is a partner in Walkers' Global Investment Funds Group. He advises on Cayman Islands corporate and investment funds law, with particular expertise advising institutional clients on all aspects of structuring and establishment of private equity funds and hedge funds, and the related downstream M&A and corporate finance aspects. Jason's clients include market leading institutional investment managers, investment banks, corporations, trustees, and investment funds.
Jason has been advising on Cayman Islands law since 2004 when he joined another leading Cayman Islands law firm. He left that firm in late 2012 to help set up the Cayman Islands office of another offshore firm before joining Walkers as a partner in 2014. Prior to moving to the Cayman Islands, Jason worked for Freshfields in London.
Admitted In:Cayman IslandsEngland and Wales (not practising)Qualifications:LLB, University of Natal, South AfricaBA majoring in Politics and Law, University of Natal, South Africa
2020 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star
2019 Chambers Global Guide - Notable Practitioner (Investment Funds)
2019 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star
2018 Chambers Global Guide - (Investment Funds) A Notable Practitioner. "A careful, thoughtful and responsive lawyer."
2018 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer - Corporate & Commercial
2018 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer - Investment Funds
2018 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star
2017 Chambers Global Guide - (Investment Funds) A Notable Practitioner
2017 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer (Investment Funds)
2017 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star
2016 Chambers Global Guide – (Investment Funds) A Notable Practitioner. "Jason Allison is extremely knowledgeable, and very good at presenting things in a user-friendly way."
2016 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer (Investment Funds)2016 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star
Jason is a Notary Public in the Cayman Islands and a member of the Cayman Islands Law Society.
"Jason Allison is extremely knowledgeable, and very good at presenting things in a user-friendly way."