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.
Julia Keppe is a Group Partner* in Walkers' Jersey Banking & Finance Practice Group, specialising in fund finance, leveraged acquisitions, corporate lending, real estate finance, direct lending and restructurings, representing corporations, private equity sponsors and financial institutions.
She has been practising since 2006 in London, New York and offshore, and is recognised by Legal 500.
Julia advises on all aspects of fund financing matters, including subscription line facilities, NAV and asset-backed facilities, margin lending and open-ended fund facilities, and is part of Walkers' Global Fund Finance team.
She has further experience of advising both borrowers and lenders on complex cross-border lending transactions comprising multiple forms of debt financing, as well as complex international restructurings.
*not admitted in Jersey and not a member of Walkers (Jersey) LLP
In 2006 Julia trained and qualified with Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, ultimately spending over ten years in their London and New York offices. She advised on a variety of lending transactions, focusing on fund financing matters and leveraged acquisition transactions, before moving to PricewaterhouseCoopers in London in 2017.
Julia moved offshore in 2018 and joined Walkers' Jersey Banking & Finance team in 2020.
England & Wales - 2008
2021 Legal 500 - Rising Star - "An absolute star – she provides clear, practical advice based on years of experience. Always available, pragmatic and reassuring – no issue or deadline is unresolvable for Julia. Our first pick in Jersey for financing matters."
2020 Legal 500 - Banking and Finance - "Rising Star"
2020 Legal 500 - "Julia Keppe has impressive knowledge of acquisition financing transactions and restructurings: she provides clear and commercially driven advice."
"An absolute star – she provides clear, practical advice based on years of experience. Always available, pragmatic and reassuring – no issue or deadline is unresolvable for Julia. Our first pick in Jersey for financing matters."