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 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.
Guy Morris is a senior counsel based in Walkers' Jersey office where he is a member of the Global Investment Funds, Finance and Corporate Groups. Guy has a broad range of experience in Jersey law. He regularly advises lenders and borrowers on a range of financing transactions including structured finance transactions, syndicated lending and property finance transactions, as well as more general corporate and commercial matters.Guy also advises on the establishment of a range of funds in Jersey and the Cayman Islands and advises existing funds and fund managers on regulatory issues and restructurings. Recent highlights include advising Harbert European Real Estate Fund IV, LP on the acquisition and financing of Eastgate Shopping Centre in Scotland, Inverness.
Admitted In:JerseyEngland and Wales (not practising)Qualifications:LLB (Hons) & LLM in International Commercial & Business Law
2020 IFLR 1000 - Highly Regarded
2019 IFLR 1000 - Highly Regarded
2018 Legal 500 - (Investment Funds) Recommended Lawyer - Jersey
"Senior counsel Guy Morris ‘stand[s] out as exceptional individuals within their field’. [Guy Morris] ‘has a proven track record in corporate, refinancing and real estate transactions and trust matters’ "
2018 Legal 500 - (Corporate and Commercial)– Recommended Lawyer - Jersey
2018 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star
2017 Legal 500 - (Investment Funds) – Recommended Lawyer - Jersey
"Guy Morris is ‘professional, personable and a pleasure to work with’."
2017 IFLR 1000 - Rising Star
2016 Legal 500 - (Investment Funds) – Recommended Lawyer - Jersey
2015 Legal 500 (Investment Funds) - Guy Morris is ‘an extremely approachable and technically sound professional adviser'.
Guy is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales and the Law Society of Jersey.
‘an extremely approachable and technically sound professional adviser'.