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.
2020 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star
2019 Chambers Asia-Pacific - (Offshore: Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds) Recommended Lawyer
2019 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star
2019 Who's Who Legal - Private Funds (Recommended Lawyer)
2018 IFLR 1000– Rising Star
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 – "Charismatic, articulate and efficient" James Gaden specialises in private equity and hedge fund formation matters.
Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 - "He frequently acts for major fund managers and private equity houses on formation and investment mandates."Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017 – "James Gaden advises on contentious and non-contentious investment fund matters as well as M&A transactions and fund financing mandates. He is establishing a reputation as a highly skilled Cayman Islands fund practitioner who is well regarded by clients and onshore investment fund practitioners."Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016 – "James Gaden is a private equity and investment fund specialist who comes recommended by clients, who describe him as 'knowledgeable and user-friendly.' He does major work for Hong Kong, PRC and Japan-based investment funds."IFLR1000 2018 – Rising Star
"Charismatic, articulate and efficient"