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.
Maria is a legal assistant, currently working in Walkers' Jersey Banking & Finance Practice Group where she works on a wide range of financing transactions, including real estate finance, fund finance and acquisition finance matters. She has experience acting for both lenders and corporate borrowers.
Prior to joining Walkers in 2021, Maria worked as a paralegal in the Banking & Finance team of another leading offshore law firm in Jersey, advising on a wide range of finance transactions as well as debt listings on The International Stock Exchange.Following this, she completed a vacation scheme at MJ Hudson in London and worked on a high-profile national government inquiry with King & Wood Mallesons Sydney Branch.Maria also has a strong background in financial services compliance, having previously worked in that industry for 3 years. Most notably, she took on a central role in the compliance aspects of Brooks Macdonald's acquisition of Lloyds Bank International's offshore wealth management and funds business.
Qualifications: LPC, The University of LawLLB, The University of LondonMA, The University of Edinburgh