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.
Alexandra Corner is a partner in Walkers' Jersey Banking & Finance team focusing on real estate finance, fund finance and debt capital markets.
She is the Practice Group Head for Walkers' Banking & Finance team across Jersey and Guernsey and has been working offshore for more than 20 years.
Alexandra has been admitted in Jersey since 2003 and has practised both in the Island and in the City.
Alexandra is recognised by both Chambers UK and Legal 500 as a Banking & Finance lawyer, with Chambers citing client feedback that she is "knowledgeable, responsive and pragmatic".
Her areas of specialism include complex real estate finance instructions, subscription lines and other fund finance matters and debt capital markets work include note issuances, repackagings, and securitisations..
After working in in-house roles, Alexandra moved into private practice with another leading offshore law firm in 1998. She joined Walkers in 2006 and was made partner in 2010.
She has experience of corporate and funds work, as well as advising on BVI and Cayman Islands law from previous roles.
Alexandra practised mainly as an offshore lawyer in London before moving to Jersey full-time in 2016.
Admitted In:JerseyQualifications:LLB (Hons) & a Diploma in Legal Practice
2020 Chambers Global Guide - (Corporate & Finance) - 'She is described by one client as "knowledgeable, responsive and pragmatic."'
2020 Chambers and Partners UK Guide - Notable Practitioner
2020 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star
2019 Chambers Global Guide - Notable Practitioner (Corporate & Finance) - "Alexandra Corner is "extremely responsive and comes back very quickly," adding: "She is very knowledgeable."
2019 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star
2018 Legal 500 - (Corporate & Commercial) Recommended Lawyer - Jersey
2018 Legal 500 - (Banking & Finance) Recommended Lawyer - Jersey
2018 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star
2018 Chambers UK Guide - (Corporate & Finance) A Notable Practitioner:
"Clients describe Alexandra as 'very efficient and friendly,' and note that her advice is 'always sophisticated, commercial and communicated in a user-friendly manner'."
2017 Legal 500 - (Banking & Finance) – Recommended Lawyer - Jersey
"Alexandra is ‘clearly an expert in her field; she provides advice of the highest quality, and is sophisticated, commercial, and communicated in a user-friendly way’."
2017 Legal 500 - (Corporate & Commercial) – Recommended Lawyer - Jersey
2017 Legal 500 - (Offshore) Recommended Lawyer
2017 Chambers UK Guide - (Corporate & Finance) A Notable Practitioner:
"Alexandra Corner is noted for her strengths in corporate and financial transactions, with notable experience in Cayman Islands work. One impressed client says: 'What was a real pleasure was that she comes back very quickly, she is a very efficient and accessible lawyer'."
2016 Chambers Global Guide – (Corporate & Finance) A Notable Practitioner
2015 Chambers Global Guide – (Corporate & Finance) A Notable Practitioner2015 Chambers UK Guide - "Alexandra Corner 'is very professional, responds to queries in a timely fashion and is also extremely approachable,' reports a market source."
"Alexandra Corner 'is very professional, responds to queries in a timely fashion and is also extremely approachable,' reports a market source."