Walkers advises on the laws of Bermuda*, the British Virgin Islands (BVI), the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey (Channel Islands). 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 and trusts.
Walkers works in exclusive association with Taylors in Bermuda, a full service commercial law firm providing advice on all aspects of Bermuda law.
Walkers Professional Services provides registered office, corporate, and fiduciary services from Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Dubai, Hong Kong and Ireland. Working together with Walkers law firm, Walkers Professional Services delivers a seamless integration of legal, corporate and fiduciary 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.
Tom was promoted to the partnership on July 1 2017. Daniel Wood, Managing Partner of Walkers Dubai office notes that "Tom has shown top leadership skills and has earned the trust of many of our Middle East clients." Chambers and Partners recently described Tom as "an 'impressively responsive' lawyer who provides 'excellent client service'."
Prior to joining Walkers in January 2012, Tom worked from 2007-2011 in the banking and projects department of Freehills (now Herbert Smith Freehills) in Perth, Australia. At Freehills, Tom advised on a broad range of finance matters, including acting for borrowers and lenders on resources-based project finance transactions and property finance transactions, and establishing working capital and general corporate facilities.
Admitted In:Western Australia (not practising)Qualifications:Honours Degree in Law, University of Western AustraliaBachelor of Commerce (Finance), University of Western Australia
2017 Chambers Global Guide - A Notable Practitioner. "Tom Cochrane is noted as an 'impressively responsive' lawyer who provides 'excellent client service'."
"Tom Cochrane is noted as an 'impressively responsive' lawyer who provides 'excellent client service'."
Chambers and Partners 2017