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.
Benjamin Twidle is a senior associate based in the London office. He joined Walkers in 2019 and is a member of the Regulatory & Risk Advisory Group, which regularly act for major financial services providers, investment banks, insurers, funds and investment managers.
Benjamin advises on a range of regulatory matters, including FATCA and the Common Reporting Standard, economic substance, insurance, data protection and anti-money laundering and sanctions. He has also worked with large financial institutions and insurers on regulatory applications and submissions to the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.
Prior to joining Walkers, Benjamin worked was an associate at Hogan Lovells in their London office. After spending some time training in the Financial Services department, he qualified into the tax team, where he regularly advised on tax compliance and the application of FATCA and the Common Reporting Standard.
Benjamin also spent time on secondment at one of the largest multinational pharmaceutical companies.
Admitted In:Cayman IslandsBVIEngland and Wales (not practising)
Qualifications:Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School, London, UKLLB (Hons) in Law, Kings College London, University of London, UK
Benjamin is a member of the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association (CILPA).