Walkers advises on the laws of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands (BVI), the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey. 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, regulatory and risk advisory, and private capital and trusts.
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.
Keisha James is a vice president at Walkers Compliance and Regulatory Services and is based in the Cayman Islands office. She serves as an Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer, Money Laundering Reporting Officer and Deputy Money Laundering Reporting Officer on a broad range of investment fund structures covering a broad range of investment strategies. Keisha's clients include a range of investment funds, administrators, investment managers and broker dealers.
Prior to joining Walkers, Keisha worked in the financial services industry for over 10 years and has held various legal, compliance and regulatory positions in the Cayman Islands and the UK, including spending over two years in Walkers' London office.
She is a Cayman Islands qualified attorney-at-law and worked as an associate in the investment funds team with a recognised Cayman Islands law firm. She has significant internal compliance experience from her roles at a leading listed international platform trading firm as well as a leading listed trust and fiduciary services provider. Her regulatory experience include positions with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority and with the UK's financial services regulator where she filled the role of a policy associate responsible for regulatory oversight of adherence to relevant rules and regulations.
Admitted:Cayman Islands Qualifications:Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Hons), University of Liverpool, CaymanLegal Practice Course (Distinction), BPP Law School, UKMaster of Laws (LLM) (Commendation), BPP University, UK