Johanna Hendry

Johanna Hendry

Senior Counsel

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Johanna Hendry is a senior counsel based in the Dubai office where she is a member of the firm's Global Finance and Corporate Group. She advises on Jersey, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands and Bermuda law in relation to general banking, leveraged, acquisition and project finance and private equity and general corporate transactions.

Johanna joined Walkers' Dubai office in September 2017 from Minter Ellison in Sydney, where she was a Senior Associate in the Banking and Finance team advising on general corporate finance transactions, including leveraged finance, mergers and acquisition finance and debt restructures.

Before joining Minter Ellison, Johanna was a Senior Associate in Walkers' Jersey office advising on a variety of corporate, finance and investment funds matters in Jersey, the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands.

Prior to that, Johanna worked in the corporate department of SJ Berwin in London specialising in corporate transactions involving private equity funds.

Admitted In:
Bermuda, Registered Associate
England & Wales (not practising)

Honours Degree in Law, University of Exeter
Honours Degree in Law and Society, University of Exeter
Legal Practice Course (Distinction), College of Law, Guildford

2023 Legal 500 Middle East - Rising Star

2023 IFLR 1000 - Notable Practitioner - United Arab Emirates

2022 Legal 500 Middle East - Rising Star

2022 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star - United Arab Emirates

2021 Legal 500 Middle East - Rising Star

2021 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star - United Arab Emirates

2020 Legal 500 Middle East - Rising Star - "Johanna Hendry is very responsive, pragmatic and helpful."

2020 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star - United Arab Emirates

2019 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star - United Arab Emirates

2018 Legal 500 Middle East - Recommended Lawyer

2017 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star - Australia

2016 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star - Jersey

2015 Legal 500 - (Banking and Finance) - Recommended - Jersey