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.
Tom joined Walkers' Cayman Islands office in 2017 where he is an associate in the firm's Global Investment Funds Group. He advises asset managers, and their onshore counsel, in relation to a wide range of corporate and partnership issues. He also regularly advises clients in the FinTech space with a particular focus on cryptocurrency funds, blockchain products and virtual currencies.
Prior to joining Walkers, Tom worked in the Financial Services and Markets Department at Travers Smith in London. He specialised in advising alternative fund managers on all aspects of UK and EU regulation with a particular focus on AIFMD.
Admitted In:The Cayman IslandsEngland and Wales (not practising)Qualifications:Honours degree in Economics and Politics, University of Manchester, UKGraduate Diploma in Law, BPP University, UKLegal Practice Course, BPP University, UK