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.
Tom Esler joined Walkers' London office in 2020, where he is an associate based in the firm's Global Finance and Corporate Groups. Tom advises on both Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands laws, and specialises in cross-border mergers, acquisitions and disposals, as well as general corporate and commercial matters, joint ventures and restructurings.
Prior to joining Walkers, Tom worked as an associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP in the Corporate team, where he also undertook two secondments with clients based in London. Prior to that, he trained and worked as an associate at Greenberg Traurig LLP.
Admitted In: British Virgin IslandsEngland & Wales (not practising)Qualifications:BA (Hons) in Classics, University of ManchesterGDL (with merit), BPP Law SchoolLPC (with distinction), BPP Law School