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.
Jolin is a senior associate in the Insolvency, Restructuring & Dispute Resolution Group. She has significant experience in commercial disputes, particularly high-value cross-border shareholder disputes and disputes arising from insolvency and fund related matters. She frequently advises on company law issues involving unlawful dividend payments, directors’ and partners’ duties, and breach of trust situations as well as issues concerning the enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards (including under the New York Convention).Jolin also has significant experience in commercial arbitration, including under the auspices of the ICC, LCIA, HKIAC and SIAC, as well as ad hoc arbitral proceedings under UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules. Jolin advises on all matters relating to arbitration in the Bermuda, BVI and the Cayman Islands, including validity of arbitration agreements, procedural issues, interim measures, and enforcement of foreign and domestic arbitral awards.She is qualified in four jurisdictions and has represented clients from various sectors including banking, funds, derivatives and professional services.
Prior to joining Walkers, Jolin worked for another leading offshore firm in both its Hong Kong and Shanghai offices and provided advice with respect to both Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands laws relating to insolvency, shareholder remedies including unfair prejudice and derivative claims, trust disputes and on offshore aspects of arbitrations relating to procedural issues, interim measures to be taken and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards.Prior to that, Jolin worked in the disputes department of Squire Patton Boggs where she worked on large arbitration disputes. Before practising in Hong Kong, Jolin worked in Singapore where she practised primarily in relation to general commercial and contractual disputes, shareholder disputes, intellectual property disputes and insolvency matters, representing financial institutions and insolvency practitioners.
Admitted/Registered InBermuda, Registered AssociateBritish Virgin IslandsEngland & Wales (not practising)Hong Kong (not practising)SingaporeQualificationsBachelor of Laws with Honours (LLB(Hons)), National University of SingaporeFellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Jolin is a member of the Law Societies of Hong Kong and Singapore.
Jolin is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.