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.
Admitted In:IrelandQualifications:LLB, Trinity College DublinDiploma in Applied Finance, Law Society of Ireland
2020 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer (Asset Finance) - "The team provides an almost unique coverage of the Irish and certain offshore jurisdictions such as Bermuda and is able to provide an integrated service across these jurisdictions."
2020 Chambers Europe Guide - Up and Coming (Captial Markets: Debt)
2020 Chambers Global Guide - Up and Coming (Capital Markets: Debt) - "client-focused and thinks outside the box."
2019 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer (Capital Markets)
2018 Chambers Europe Guide - (Capital Markets: Debt) Associate to Watch.
2017 Chambers Europe Guide - (Capital Markets: Debt) Associate to Watch. "Matt Hedigan is described by clients as 'very diligent and responsive'."
Matt has contributed to industry publications in areas of securitisation and capital markets and has spoken at industry events presenting on the topic of "Derivatives Compliance for SPVs" at the Irish Debt Securities Association industry briefing in June 2017.
Member of the Incorporated Law Society of IrelandIrish Debt Securities Association
"Matt Hedigan is described by clients as "very diligent and responsive'."