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.
Jamie Bookless is a Senior Counsel in Walkers' Guernsey office advising on disputes and regulatory matters involving regulated businesses and structures in Guernsey.He has been in private practice for 20 years and has been working offshore since 2015.Jamie's regulatory practice primarily focuses on advice to regulated and licensed businesses on a wide variety of matters including AML and CFT related issues, GFSC investigations and remediation programmes, data protection, SARs and sanctions.His disputes practice focuses on complex and high-value commercial disputes and insolvency matters, as well as disputes related to competition law and data protection. Jamie regularly acts for large commercial clients, corporate trustees, major accountancy firms and investment banks.Jamie works with both Walkers' global Insolvency & Dispute Resolution practice, and Walkers' global Regulatory & Risk Advisory practice.
Prior to joining Walkers in 2020, Jamie spent almost five years in the commercial litigation team at another leading offshore firm in Guernsey. Before that Jamie worked in the litigation teams of two major firms in Scotland where he is admitted as both a solicitor and Notary Public.He has been admitted since 2002.
Scotland - 2002 (non-practising)
Qualifications:Member of ARIESThe Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland’s Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency