Kate Storey

Kate Storey

Partner

T +44 (0) 1481 748 924
M +44 (0) 7781 174 829
E kate.storey@walkersglobal.com

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Kate Storey joined Walkers' Guernsey office in 2018, where she is a partner in the Investment Funds and Corporate Group. Kate specialises in investment fund structuring and finance, equity fundraising and listings, mergers and acquisitions and group reorganisations. She is also a prominent Guernsey insurance expert, having advised on the Guernsey legal aspects for most of the pension scheme longevity swaps which have executed in Guernsey, as well as major insurance linked securities transactions.

Kate practised as a commercial solicitor in the UK before moving to Guernsey in 2007. Prior to joining Walkers she was a partner at another major Guernsey law firm.

Admitted in:
Guernsey
England and Wales (not practising)

Qualifications:
LLB (Hons) in Law, University of Liverpool, UK
Post-graduate Certificate in Intellectual Property, Bournemouth University, UK
Certificat d'Études Juridiques Françaises et Normandes, Université de Caen, France

2019 IFLR 1000 - Highly Regarded

Kate is named as one of 85 most successful female executives working in the risk transfer industry globally in Intelligent Insurer magazine’s Class of 2017 Influential Women in Re/Insurance.

Winner of the 2017 Global Law Experts Annual Awards - Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyer of the Year in Guernsey.

Winner of the 2017 Corporate Intl Magazine Global Award - Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyer of the Year in Guernsey.

The Legal 500 UK 2017 named Kate as a ’Next generation lawyer´ for her Banking and Finance work. She received the following client feedback in the Legal 500 UK 2017:

Corporate & M&A: “clear and responsive in her advice, and very commercial and pragmatic while staying on top of the detail”

Banking & Finance: “very responsive and knowledgeable”

Insurance: “Kate Storey is top-notch in all ways; she is highly attentive and has great knowledge of the issues.”

Funds: “responsive, knowledgeable and capable of crafting solutions – she is particularly impressive on the use of cell companies in commercial structures”

IFLR1000 named Kate as ´Highly Regarded´ for her Investment Funds work in the 2018 edition.
Clients told IFRL1000:

“Kate is technically strong, very responsive (working all hours where necessary) and commercially savvy – I’d recommend her for any Guernsey fundraising.”

“Kate is a great help on setting up complex funds.”

"Kate is first rate. Very knowledgeable, responsive and client user friendly”

Member of the Law Society of England and Wales
Member of the Guernsey Bar
Member of the Technical Committee of the Guernsey Investment Fund Association
Past Chair of the Guernsey Commercial Bar Association

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