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.
Sam Francis is a senior counsel in the Global Investment Funds Group of Walkers' Cayman Islands office.
He advises on a wide range of private equity and hedge fund matters, with particular expertise in private equity and M&A transactions.
Prior to joining Walkers, Sam worked in the Corporate group of DLA Piper, where he focused on private equity, mergers and acquisitions and global reorganisations. In this role, he gained experience in acting for private equity houses on complex, cross-border downstream transactions as well as large conglomerates on their global corporate restructurings.
Sam also previously worked for Dickson Minto where he focused on capital markets, IPOs and general public and private M&A.
Admitted In:Cayman Islands Scotland (not practising)
Qualifications:Law LLB (Hons), University of Edinburgh, UKDiploma in Profesional Legal Practice, University of Edinburgh, UK