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 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.
Theo Lefkos is a partner in Walkers' Global Investment Funds Group. Theo's practice focuses primarily on private equity, including fund formation and structuring and the downstream activities undertaken by private equity funds, as well as upper tier structuring of general partners. Theo also has extensive experience in general corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, restructures, joint ventures and employee share plans. Theo advises a broad range of clients from start-up managers to some of the world's largest investment firms.
Prior to joining Walkers, Theo worked in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group of the Melbourne office of one of Australia's leading law firms, Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King & Wood Mallesons). There he had extensive experience advising on a number of high profile public M&A transactions and capital raisings, as well as private M&A transactions (including private equity and joint ventures). He also has experience in corporate restructures and general corporate advisory matters.
Theo has also previously worked at the World Bank in Washington DC in the Private Sector, Financial Sector and Infrastructure Development practice group of the legal vice presidency.
Admitted In:Australia (not practising)Cayman IslandsQualifications:Bachelor of Laws (Honours), Monash University, Australia
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