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.
Daniel Hayward-Hughes is a Senior Associate in Walkers' London Insolvency & Dispute Resolution team, focusing on insolvency and restructuring work and general commercial litigation.
Daniel also advises on the offshore elements to disputes and insolvency matters relating to crypto-currency and digital assets.
He has been in private practice since 2013 and has practised offshore – mostly in the Cayman Islands – since February 2017, and is admitted in both the BVI and Cayman.
Daniel advises on shareholder and partnership disputes, fraud, professional negligence claims and white collar crime.
He also advises on contentious and non-contentious insolvency matters.
Daniel practised with another offshore law firm in the Cayman Islands – including a short secondment in the firm's Jersey office – before joining Walkers' London office in September 2021.He trained with Herbert Smith Freehills, and then practised at boutique firm Signature Litigation for three and a half years, where his experience included both High Court and Court of Appeal litigation and international arbitration, before moving offshore.Prior to qualifying as a Solicitor, Daniel worked as a Private Equity Associate with Deloitte, and as an M&A Manager with Lloyds Banking Group.Daniel also sits as a magistrate in north London and on appeals at Blackfriars Crown Court.
BVI - 2022
Cayman Islands - 2017
England and Wales (not practising)