Mark Cummings

Mark Cummings


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Mark Cummings is a Partner in the Global Corporate and Investment Funds Groups of Walkers' Hong Kong office. Mark joined the Hong Kong office of Walkers in September 2013 and specialises in corporate work with an emphasis on advising private equity and investment funds and managers on a broad range of legal issues, including fund formation and structuring, acquisitions and disposals, regulatory and governance matters, restructuring and the winding up and termination of funds.

In addition to his funds practice, Mark also advises in relation to all aspects of corporate work, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, capital markets, the formation and operations of special purpose investment vehicles, including LLCs and segregated portfolio companies, and public and private offerings of debt and equity involving Cayman Islands and BVI structures.

Prior to joining Walkers, Mark worked for another leading offshore firm in Hong Kong and prior to that he acted as a funds and corporate law specialist in a law firm in the Cayman Islands and for a global law firm in Ireland as well as in the London corporate teams of Bird & Bird and CMS Cameron McKenna.

Admitted In: 
Cayman Islands
British Virgin Islands
Ireland (not practising)
Bermuda, Registered Associate
England & Wales (not practising)
New York (not practising)
Northern Ireland (not practising)

Upper second class Law Degree, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
Professional Legal Studies, Queens University, Belfast, Ireland

2023 Legal 500 Asia Pacific - Recommended Lawyer

2023 Who's Who Legal: Recommended – Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR & Macao SAR (Private Funds)

2023 Who's Who Legal: Recommended – Private Funds - Formation

2020 Who's Who Legal - Private Funds (Recommended Lawyer)

2019 The Legal 500 Asia Pacific - Recomended Lawyer - "The 'very professional' Mark Cummings, who excels at handling corporate and fund formation work for private equity sponsors and hedge funds"

2019 Who's Who Legal - Private Funds (Recommended Lawyer)