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.
Alex Wickens is an experienced Banking & Finance lawyer specialising in real estate financing and Islamic financing matters in Walkers' Guernsey law team.He is ranked as a Rising Star for Guernsey Banking & Finance work by Legal 500.Alex has almost a decade's experience in private practice in Guernsey, and advises clients on complex structuring arrangements on acquisitions and disposals of UK commercial real estate assets, advising on both borrower and lender side.He also advises on Islamic finance structures in respect of real estate holdings, and on fund financing matters.Alex also has in-house experience, having undertaken a six-month project with a Guernsey financial services provider.
Prior to joining Walkers in 2021, Alex practised with another offshore law firm in Guernsey. His work included a six-month secondment to a client, supporting its General Counsel function during a remediation exercise.Alex has been admitted in England & Wales since 2012.
England & Wales - 2012
Legal 500 - Banking & Finance - Rising Star - 2022 - "Alex Wickens is very approachable and has been very helpful on recent transactions with quick delivery and high quality service.’
Legal 500 - Banking & Finance - Rising Star - 2021 - "Alex Wickens is our go-to person for Guernsey matters. He takes a commercial approach to transactions and offers proactive solutions to complex issues as they arise."
‘Alex Wickens is our go-to person for Guernsey matters. He takes a commercial approach to transactions and offers proactive solutions to complex issues as they arise.’ - Legal 500