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.
Andrew Howarth is an associate based in Walkers' Cayman Islands Office in the Regulatory and Risk Advisory Group. He joined in 2017, bringing over five years' experience as a specialist financial services regulatory lawyer in London.Andrew's clients are mainly regulated financial services businesses. He has advised clients on the practical impact of regulatory requirements and also has experience of transactions in the international market containing a regulated element. He was previously part of the team that advised a large private equity house on the purchase of a substantial fiduciary and fund administration business which, among other regulatory concerns, involved the coordination of regulatory filings across a number of jurisdictions.
Prior to joining Walkers, Andrew had worked since July 2011 as an associate in the financial services and markets team of Travers Smith in London. He trained at Hogan Lovells, also in their London office.
Admitted In:The Cayman IslandsEngland and Wales (not practising)Qualifications:LLB (Hons) in Law, King's College, University of London, UKPostgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, BPP college of Professional Studies – Law School, UKAdmitted to the Roll of Solicitors, UK
Associate of King's College London, King's College, University of London, UK