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.
Joanna is a Senior Vice President in Walkers Professional Services, Ireland. Joanna is responsible for overseeing a team who manage the transaction closing process and ongoing transaction obligations of a large portfolio of aircraft leasing and securitisation SPVs. These SPVs include CLO, CMBS, SRT, receivables and other securitisation transactions. Joanna is an experienced SPV director and serves on the board of directors of a range of Irish SPVs.
Prior to joining Walkers Professional Services, Joanna was Head of Relationship Management in the Irish office of Wilmington Trust, managing a relationship management team that provided corporate administration and trust services to structured finance and equipment leasing transactions. Joanna has spent over a decade specialising in corporate administration services and has significant experience in the provision of director services to Irish SPVs. Joanna previously worked in Capita IFS where she led the Business Development Team. Prior to this Joanna worked as an accountant in the aircraft leasing and structured finance department of AIB International Financial Services.
Fellow (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of Ireland)
Diploma in Aviation Finance (Law Society of Ireland)
Bachelor of Business Studies (Dublin City University)