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.
Chris Knowles is an Associate in Walkers' Guernsey Investment Funds & Corporate Practice Group, where he advises on Guernsey corporate law and regulatory matters. Chris trained as a Solicitor with a Magic Circle firm in London, advising on structured finance, project finance and corporate compliance and regulatory matters. He also spent some time on secondment in their Abu Dhabi office, advising on corporate M&A transactions. His experience covers a variety of corporate law work including international sanctions, anti-bribery and anti-corruption, and M&A transactions.
Prior to joining Walkers in October 2020, Chris qualified as a Solicitor of England & Wales in the London office of Allen & Overy LLP, also undertaking a secondment with their Abu Dhabi office. Prior to qualifying, he also worked as an in-house legal assistant at a FTSE-250 listed defence and security company.
England & Wales - 2020