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 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.
Adam Bathgate joined Walkers’ Bermuda office in 2020 where he is a partner in the Corporate, Finance, Funds and Insurance practice group. Adam specialises in banking and finance transactions involving Bermuda companies and partnerships.Adam regularly advises asset managers, public and private companies and financial institutions on a variety of transactions including leveraged and acquisition finance, syndicated lending, asset finance, general secured lending and financial restructuring. He also has experience in the field of investment funds, including the formation and ongoing maintenance of private equity, real estate, infrastructure and hedge funds.
Adam began his career with Clifford Chance, initially in London and later in Munich, where his practice focused on leveraged and acquisition finance and financial restructuring. He then spent almost eight years in the Cayman Islands, where he worked at two other leading international offshore firms, before relocating to Bermuda in 2018 and joining Walkers in 2020.
Admitted In:BermudaCayman Islands (not practising)England and Wales (not practising)Qualifications:MA, University of Oxford, UKBA (first class), University of Oxford, UKLegal practice course, Nottingham Law School, UK
2020 – IFLR 1000 – Rising Star, Bermuda2019 – IFLR 1000 – Rising Star, Bermuda
Adam is a member of the executive committee of the Bermuda chapter of the Alternative Investment Management Association