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 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.
Rajah Abusrewil is a Group Partner in the Private Capital and Trusts Group in Guernsey and advises local and international fiduciaries, family offices and UHNWIs on all aspects of wealth structuring.Rajah has extensive experience both in private practice and in-house, and has worked in London, Bermuda, Cayman and Guernsey, with more than ten years' experience offshore.She specialises in the establishment, administration and termination of trusts, foundations, family offices and related structures, including risk review and mitigation for cross-border structures.Rajah also advises on the regulatory requirements of the Guernsey Financial Services Commission, and is a member of the Guernsey STEP committee.
Prior to joining Walkers in 2019 Rajah was a Partner in a Guernsey law firm, having also previously been a multi-jurisdictional in-house counsel for an international trust company in their Cayman Islands office, and practiced as a Barrister & Attorney in Bermuda.She qualified in Bermuda in 2009 and as a Solicitor in England & Wales in 2005.
Admitted In:Law Society of England & WalesBermuda Bar Association (not practising)Qualifications:Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) - TEPLPC – College of Law, York, UKPgDL – College of Law, York, UKBA Hons Classical Civilisations, University of Leeds, UK
2020 Chambers and Partners UK Guide - Notable Practitioner
Chambers HNW Guide 2019 – Ranked Lawyer"Market sources describe her as "solid and reliable" and note that "her drafting is very good"."
2019 - Chambers HNW, Chambers UK, Chambers Global
Citywealth Leaders List – 7 votes and 5* rated
STEP – Full MemberSTEP – Guernsey Branch MemberThe Chancery Bar Association (Overseas Member)Guernsey International Legal Association (GILA) Law Society of England & Wales