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.
He was also formerly a managing director at Morgan Stanley’s investment management division responsible for Europe and Asia as International General Counsel and subsequently as International COO.
And before that, he was at State Street’s investment management arm in London as European Counsel, having started out in private practice in Amsterdam at NautaDutilh and then at Clifford Chance.
Admitted In:British Virgin IslandsEngland and Wales (not practising)The State of New York (not practising)The Netherlands (not practising)Qualifications:LL.M, University of Utrecht, The NetherlandsPhD (Law), University of Utrecht, The NetherlandsLL.M, Duke University School of Law, North Carolina, USA
2021 Legal 500 - Leading Individual - Regulatory & Compliance
Lodewijk has been a Visiting Professor of Financial Law at The Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College in London for over 15 years; he teaches a financial services and investment course in the LLM programme. He is also a Visiting Fellow at the Universities of Nijmegen and Leiden in The Netherlands and teaches on the regulation and liability of asset managers in the LLM programme of the University of Leiden.
Lodewijk publishes regularly on financial services and markets topics. His most recent publications include:
Member of the Advisory Board of the Advanced Master Law & Finance at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands.
Member of the Digital Asset Working Group (DAWG) organized by BVI Finance, the industry association. The DAWG is focused on promoting the facilitation of blockchain based business models in the BVI and includes sector participants, regulators, and legal practitioners.