Walkers advises on the laws of Bermuda*, the British Virgin Islands (BVI), the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey (Channel Islands). 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 and trusts.
Walkers works in exclusive association with Kevin Taylor, trading as 'Walkers Bermuda', a full service commercial law firm providing advice on all aspects of Bermuda law.
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.
Admitted In:Australia (South Australia, High Court and Federal Court) (not practising)England & Wales (not practising)New York (First Department and Southern District of New York) (not practising)Qualifications:Master of Business Administration (International), Deakin UniversityGraduate Diploma in Military Law, Australian National UniversityInsolvency Education Program, University of Southern QueenslandLLB/LP (Honours), Flinders University of South AustraliaBachelor of Management (Marketing), University of South Australia
2019 THe Legal 500 Asia Pacific - Recommended Lawyer - " 'At the top of her game', Joanne Collett is well regarded for her prowess in handling cross-border restructuring and insolvency cases as well as shareholder dissent disputes."
2018 The Legal 500 Asia Pacific - Recommended Lawyer
2016 The Legal 500 Asia Pacific - Recommended Lawyer - "Joanne Collett is a ‘top-quality lawyer who is very easy to work with’."
Joanne is a Director of IWIRC International, and the Vice President of the Hong Kong Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association, and regularly speaks at industry conferences
"Joanne Collett is a ‘top-quality lawyer who is very easy to work with’."