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.
Luke Steele is a Senior Associate in Walkers' Jersey Investment Funds & Corporate Law Practice Group, and advises on a full range of funds and corporate law matters, focusing on cross-border M&A, JPUT transactions, trust company acquisitions, and company reorganisation and restructurings.He also advises on the establishment and restructuring of management incentive plans, and was part of the Walkers team advising on the $4.2 billion Babylon SPAC merger and NYSE listing.Luke has worked offshore since 2018, and has experience of advising on matters relating to competition law, including on applications to the Jersey competition regulator, and on matters relating to economic substance, including economic substance analysis for clients.
Before joining Walkers in March 2021, Luke practised in the corporate law team of another offshore law firm in Jersey.He trained and qualified as an English Solicitor in the London office of Orrick, Herrington and Sutcliffe LLP, where he advised on private equity matters, and particularly fund-raising for start-up tech companies.
Admitted in:England & Wales – 2018 Qualifications:LLM Corporate & Commercial Law, University of Sheffield