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.
Adam Bathgate joined Walkers’ Bermuda office in 2020 where he is a partner in the Corporate, Finance, Funds & Insurance 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
2022 Legal 500 - Next Generation Partner - Banking, Finance & Capital Markets - ‘I worked with Adam Bathgate and Nathalie West. I would recommend both in a heartbeat. Extremely pleasant to work with, knowledgeable and solution-oriented.’
2021 IFLR 1000 - Highly Regarded
2021 Legal 500 - Next Generation Partner - Banking, Finance & Capital Markets
2020 IFLR 1000 - Highly Regarded
2020 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star
2019 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star
'I would recommend [him] in a heartbeat. Extremely pleasant to work with, knowledgeable and solution-oriented.’