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.
Stephen joined AO Hall LLP, Walkers (Guernsey) LLP’s predecessor firm, in 2008.
Admitted In:England and Wales (not practising)
Qualifications:BA (Hons), University of Exeter, UKMinors in EC/EU Law, Public International Law and Economics, Uppsala Universitet, SwedenLLB (Hons), College of Law, London, UK
2018 Legal 500 - (Banking and Finance) – Recommended Lawyer - Guernsey
2018 Legal 500 - (Corporate and M&A) – Recommended Lawyer - Guernsey
2018 Legal 500 - (Investment Funds) - Recomended Lawyer - Guernsey
2017 Legal 500 - (Banking and Finance) – Recommended Lawyer - Guernsey
2017 Legal 500 - (Corporate and M&A) – Recommended Lawyer - Guernsey
2017 International Who's Who of Private Funds Formation Lawyers
2016 Legal 500 - (Corporate and M&A) – Recommended Lawyer - Guernsey
2015, Legal 500 – Stephen is recognised for Commercial and Banking as well as for Investment Funds, for which he is regarded as being “very knowledgeable on the Guernsey funds industry, and very approachable.”
2015, Awarded the Guernsey Chamber of Commerce Anvil Award
2007, Awarded the Harmsworth Scholarship by the Middle Temple
Bar Council of England & Wales
Committee member of the Guernsey Chamber of Commerce
Chairperson of the Finance, Legal and Tax Sub-Group of the Guernsey Chamber of Commerce
Member of the Fintech and Digital Oversight Group of the States of Guernsey’s Committee for Economic Development
“very knowledgeable on the Guernsey funds industry, and very approachable.”