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.
Yannick Whorms is currently on secondment to Walkers' Dubai office, having been previously based in the Cayman Islands, where he is an associate in the firm's Investment Funds group. Yannick specialises in the establishment and structuring of both open and closed-ended hedge and private equity investment fund structures, as well as the provision of Cayman Islands advice in relation to downstream investments, corporate restructurings and reorganisations, the registration of mutual funds and ongoing regulatory compliance.
Prior to joining Walkers, Yannick worked with the Information and Communications Technology Authority (now the Utility Regulation and Competition Office (OfReg)) in the Cayman Islands.
Admitted In:Cayman IslandsQualifications:Bachelor of Laws, (LL.B. Hons), University of LeicesterLegal Practice Course, Nottingham Law School
Yannick is a member of the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners' Association (CILPA).