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 works in exclusive association with Kevin Taylor, trading as 'Walkers Bermuda', a full service commercial law firm providing advice on all aspects of Bermuda law.
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.
Lucy's clients are financial institutions across the international and domestic spectrum, including a range of banks, investment funds, administrators, investment managers, advisers, broker-dealers, arrangers, trading venues and insurance and reinsurance sector clients. Lucy also offers significant experience in advising on fintech. Typical matters range from strategic advice, regulatory gap analysis and regulatory impact assessments to the full range of financial regulatory applications and notifications as well as day-to-day financial regulatory compliance, anti-money laundering and terrorist financing requirements, international sanctions, CRS and FATCA, marketing of investment products and services, confidential information and data protection, outsourcing, business continuity and disaster recovery, regulatory capital requirements, corporate governance, investigations, disputes and risk management. Throughout Lucy's career she has assisted clients with putting regulatory policies, procedures and compliance monitoring programmes in place, as well as advising on the regulatory aspects of transactional documentations and service provider agreements. Lucy has a long track record of assisting clients with contentious financial regulatory matters and investigations and handling relationships with regulators. Most of Lucy’s matters have a cross-border element and she frequently advises clients on extra-territorial regulatory impact, for example BEPS, AIFMD, MiFID II and GDPR considerations for non-EU entities or reflecting Cayman Islands regulatory requirements in the context of global policies and procedures.
Admitted In: British Virgin IslandsCayman IslandsEngland and Wales Qualifications: LLB (Hons) in Law, King's College, University of London, UK Called to the Bar November 1998, Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, UK Bar Vocational Course, Inns of Court School of Law, UK Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors, UK
2019 Who's Who Legal - Private Funds (Recommended Lawyer)
2018 Who's Who Legal - Private Funds: Regulatory (Thought Leader)
"Lucy Frew at Walkers is recognised for her 'huge amount of regulatory and compliance experience'. One respondent says, 'She is knowledgeable and experienced in the funds area, I would have no hesitation in referring work to her or recommending her'.”
2018 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer - Banking, Finance & Capital Markets
2018 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer - Corporate & Commercial