Leanne Wallser

Leanne Wallser

Group Partner*

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Leanne Wallser is a Group Partner* in the Walkers’ Investment Funds and Corporate Group and is based in the Jersey office, where she advises on all aspects of Jersey funds law, including the launch of Jersey expert and private funds.

Leanne has extensive experience representing investment fund managers, financial institutions and sponsors in relation to the structuring, establishment, operation and termination of a wide range of investment funds, including private equity, real estate, infrastructure, venture capital, tech and impact funds.  In addition to her funds work, Leanne advises on a range of corporate matters, including property financing and restructuring work.

She is a member of the Jersey Finance Sustainable Finanance Community of Interest Group, and a founding member of the Walkers ESG/Impact Investing Working Group.

*not admitted in Jersey and not a member of Walkers (Jersey) LLP

Prior to joining Walkers, Leanne worked in the Jersey, London and Hong Kong offices of another leading offshore law firm from 2003 to 2019.  As part of her previous role, she was seconded to act as General Counsel for the firm’s administration business where she assisted with the establishment of its UK business.

Admitted In:
England & Wales (not practising)

*not admitted in Jersey and not a member of Walkers (Jersey) LLP

Qualifications:
LLM – Master of Laws in Professional Legal Skills – Distinction
Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Legal Skills – Very Competent
Bachelor of Science, Law and Psychology, University of the West of England, UK

2021 Legal 500 - Investment Funds - Recommended Lawyer - "Retained by an impressive client roster of international private equity managers."

 

2020 IFLR 1000 - Highly Regarded - Investment Funds

2020 Legal 500 - Investment Funds - Recommended Lawyer

2020 Legal 500 - Corporate and Commercial - Recommended Lawyer

2020 Powerwomen Awards - Silver Award in Career Initiative Award category

2019 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star

2019 Nominated for the Lawyer in Monthly “Women in Law” Awards

2018, 2017 and 2016 - IFLR 1000 - Rising Star

2016 and 2015 - Nominated for the Lawyer Monthly “Women in Law” Awards

Member of Jersey Finance Socially Responsible Investment Working Group
The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple

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