Walkers advises on the laws of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands (BVI), the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey. 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, regulatory and risk advisory, and private capital 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.
Alison was a founding partner of AO Hall, Walkers (Guernsey) LLP predecessor firm. Prior to that, Alison practiced as a Partner with a leading offshore firm from 2000 – 2004 and another leading law firm also in Guernsey in 1999. Before moving offshore, Alison practised in the City of London for a number of years with Nicolson Graham & Jones (now K & L Gates LLP).
Admitted In:Guernsey England and Wales (not practising) Qualifications: 2001 ADR Group MediatorMA(Oxon), UK
2020 Legal 500 - (Dispute Resolution) Hall of Fame "Alison Ozanne is an exceptional lawyer."
2020 Who's Who Legal - Private Client
2020 Citywealth Top 100 Trust Litigators
2020 Citywealth Top 10 Powerwomen Trust Litigators
2020 Chambers Global Guide - (Dispute Resolution) - "she is a good, robust advocate with a tactical mind who is very commercial."
2020 Chambers and Partners UK Guide - Notable Practitioner
2019 Recognised in inaugural Legal 50 "Hall of Fame".2018 Legal 500 - (Dispute Resolution) Leading individuals "Practice head Alison Ozanne is a "superb advocate".2018 IFC Power Women Top 200 - Citywealth Magazine2015 Winner of the inaugural "Law Officers of the Crown Pro Bono Legal Award"2015 Legal 500 - Leading Individual "very commercial and provides sound advice"
Non-executive director - Deutsche Bank International Trust Co Limited - 2015 to 2017Non-executive director - Schroders Real Estate Investment Trust - 2014 - 2015Non-executive director - Kleinwort Benson (Channel Islands) Limited and Kleinwort Benson CI Holdings Limited - 2007 - 2011Former Trustee of Les Bourgs Hospice
‘Alison Ozanne is an exceptional lawyer. Qualified in both English and French law and has an ability to cut through the detail and analyse the real problem. I have found her to be a superb advocate in mediations and always achieves a result which has balanced the expectations of her clients against the realities of their legal position.’