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 Taylors in 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. Working together with Walkers law firm, Walkers Professional Services delivers a seamless integration of legal, corporate and fiduciary 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.
Ashley Davies is based in Walkers' BVI office where he is a partner in the Finance and Corporate Group. Ashley advises in relation to real estate finance, construction finance, structured finance, acquisition finance, syndicated loans, private equity and general corporate transactions.
Ashley joined Walkers from leading Australian law firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth where he worked in their banking and finance group. He was previously with global law firm Lovells in Paris, international US firm Dorsey and Whitney in Hong Kong and London, and began his career with Ashurst in London.
Admitted In:The British Virgin IslandsEngland and Wales (not practising)New York (not practising)New South Wales (not practising))Qualifications:Bachelor of Laws and Italian with First Class Honours and Distinction, Lancaster UniversityDiploma of Legal Practice, College of Law in Guildford
2017 Chambers Global Guide – (Corporate & Finance) A Notable Practitioner. "Ashley Davies is 'a friendly and approachable lawyer,' with experience advising on a diverse array of corporate and finance transactions. Interviewees note that 'he's very quick and prompt, and his advice is also very commercial'."
2017 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer (Corporate & Commercial) - "Ashley Davies ‘knows what the client needs and is very efficient’."
2017 IFLR 1000 - Leading Lawyer - “Ashley is hands on and responsive and technically excellent, and understands what his clients need.”Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015 – "Ashley Davies is well known for his finance practice, advising on an array of transactions from acquisition and structured finance to construction finance and syndicated lending. Clients say that he is 'always very available and helpful'."Chambers Asia-Pacific 2014 – "Ashley Davies debuts in the rankings this year on the back of strong market endorsement. Sources say: 'He is very responsive, commercial and thorough - we have never had any issues with his service, execution and quality of work'."
"Ashley Davies is well known for his finance practice, advising on an array of transactions from acquisition and structured finance to construction finance and syndicated lending. Clients say that he is 'always very available and helpful'."