Tim Ludford-Thomas

Tim Ludford-Thomas

Partner

T +1 345 914 6386
M +1 345 525 7307
E tim.ludford-thomas@walkersglobal.com

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Tim Ludford-Thomas is based in Walkers’ Cayman Islands office where he is a partner in the firm's Global Investment Funds Group.

Tim has extensive experience in both open and closed ended investment structures and has advised some of the world’s leading asset managers. He specialises in fund formations, seed capital arrangements, downstream investments, co-investments, alternative investment vehicles, parallel funds, acquisitions and disposals, restructurings, pooling arrangements, fund governance and joint ventures. Tim also advises on the registration of mutual funds and their ongoing regulatory compliance.

Tim is a part of the FinTech team at Walkers and advises FinTech businesses on projects associated with blockchain, digital assets and a range of related activities, including the establishment of cryptocurrency funds.

Prior to joining Walkers Tim was a member of the Corporate Department at Slaughter and May where he advised extensively on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, supply and distribution arrangements, investment funds and private equity transactions involving limited partnerships.

Admitted In:
Cayman Islands
England and Wales (not practising)

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Laws (Honours), London School of Economics and Political Science
Commendation in Legal Practice Course, College of Law

2019 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer - Investment Funds - "Tim Ludford-Thomas' advice 'goes well beyond the black-letter law'; he is 'incredibly practical with his approach'"

2019 Who's Who Legal - Private Funds (Recommended Lawyer)

2018 Who's Who Legal - Private Funds (Recommended Lawyer)

2018 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer - Investment Funds

2017 International Who's Who of Private Funds Formation Lawyers

2016 International Who's Who of Private Funds Formation Lawyers

2015 International Who's Who of Private Funds Lawyers

2014 International Who's Who of Private Funds Lawyers

​2013 Chambers Global Guide - "Tim Ludford-Thomas has been making waves in the investment funds market. Clients say: 'He has a good knowledge of the law, great work ethic, meets deadlines and turns things around when we need them'."

2013 International Who's Who of Private Funds Lawyers

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