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 works in exclusive association with Kevin Taylor, trading as 'Walkers Bermuda', a full service commercial law firm providing advice on all aspects of Bermuda law.
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.
Sandie Corbett joined Walkers in 2001. She became a partner in the Global Insolvency and Corporate Recovery and Trust Disputes Groups in 2006 and head of the firm's Global Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group in 2012. Sandie has a wide range of experience in contentious insolvency matters, trust litigation and commercial and company litigation. She has acted in a number of high profile schemes of arrangements and restructurings as well as in litigation involving fraud and asset tracing. Sandie is admitted to practice in the Cayman Islands, the British Virgin Islands and Anguilla and has appeared before the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands and the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court on a regular basis.
After her admission to the Bar of England and Wales in 1988, Sandie completed her pupillage at 4/5 Gray's Inn Square, Gray's Inn. She joined 10 Old Square, Lincoln's Inn in 1989 and developed a successful practice undertaking a broad range of Chancery work. In 1991 Sandie moved to 1 New Square, Lincoln's Inn to develop further her practice in company, corporate and trust litigation and in particular insolvency work. As a result of a chambers merger in October 2000 Sandie then became a member of New Square Chambers, Lincoln's Inn where she continued to practise successfully in the fields of company, commercial and trust litigation, insolvency and company reconstructions and arbitration and mediation work.
Admitted In:AnguillaBritish Virgin IslandsCayman IslandsEngland and Wales (not practicing)Qualifications:Degree in Law with Honours, Queen Mary College, University of London
2018 Who's Who Legal - Litigation
2017 Who's Who Legal - Asset Recovery
2016 Who's Who Legal - Restructuring & Insolvency
2016 Who's Who Legal - Asset Recovery
2016 - Chambers Global Guide – (Dispute Resolution) A Notable Practitioner.
2016 - Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer"Department head Sandie Corbett is ‘a highly talented and trusted adviser with extensive experience across the board’,"2015 Who's Who Legal - Litigation2015 Who's Who Legal - Asset Recovery2014 - Legal 500 - "Sandie Corbett is global commercial litigation and dispute resolution head, with ‘exceptional depth of experience’."2014 - Legal 500 (BVI) - "Sandie Corbett ‘knows pretty much all there is to know about offshore affairs’."2010 - Chambers Global Guide - "One of the firm's main advocates, Sandie Corbett earns praise as 'a top advocate who really knows her stuff'."2009 - Chambers Global Guide - "Sandie Corbett is 'extremely active and an excellent advocate,' acknowledged competitors, who underline her strength in court and her gift for insolvency work."2009 - Legal 500 Guide - "Sandie Corbett has been regarded as 'an excellent advocate'."2007 - Chambers Global Guide – "...insolvency specialist Sandie Corbett is 'clued up and reliable,' say peers..."
Sandie is a member of COMBAR (North America) and of the Cayman Islands Law Society
"Department head Sandie Corbett is ‘a highly talented and trusted adviser with extensive experience across the board’,"