Jo-Anne Stephens

Jo-Anne Stephens

Senior Counsel

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Practice Areas

Jo-Anne Stephens joined Walkers' Cayman Islands office in 2018 and is a senior counsel in the Private Capital & Trusts Group. Jo- Anne has considerable experience with advising trustees, beneficiaries, protectors and settlors on the creation and administration of trusts, estate planning, and the preparation of Wills. She additionally advises on unit trusts, employee benefits schemes and other commercial trusts.  Jo-Anne is a member of STEP.

Before joining Walkers, Jo-Anne worked for another Cayman Islands law firm.

Admitted In:
Cayman Islands
Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court - Barrister
Jamaica (not practising)

University of Oxford (MBA)
Norman Manley Law School (Certificate of Legal Education)
University of the West Indies (LLB)

2020 Legal 500 - Rising Star - Trust & Private Client

2019 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer - Trust & Private Client


Jo-Anne holds an MBA from the University of Oxford where she graduated with Distinction. She is also the recipient of the STEP Student Award worldwide in 2016, the 2017 STEP Student Award for the Caribbean and Latin American region and the STEP Excellence Awards for the highest scores worldwide in Company Law and Practice (July-December 2015), Trust Administration and Accounts (January-June 2016) and Trustee Investment and Financial Appraisal exam (July-December 2016).

Recovery & Insolvency Specialists Association Cayman (RISA)
Cayman Law Societypriv