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.
Charlotte Chestnutt joined Walkers in 2018 where she is a senior associate in the firm's Finance and Capital Markets group. Her principal practice areas are capital markets, securitisations, distressed investment, finance and corporate restructuring.In particular, she advises on Irish and EU legal and regulatory aspects of the establishment, financing, operation and management of Irish special purpose vehicles and other investment vehicles which acquire a broad range of asset classes (including loans, mortgages, receivables and distressed assets).Some of Charlotte's recent transactions include:
Prior to joining Walkers in 2018, Charlotte qualified with an Irish corporate law firm in Belfast. Before that she interned with law firms in New York, Belfast, Chengdu City and Bristol.
Admitted in Ireland, 2018Admitted in Northern Ireland, 2018 (not practising)
2020 Legal 500 (Europe): "Andrew Traynor, Ian McNamee, Noeleen Ruddy, associate Charlotte Chestnutt and of counsel Ailís Garvey are all excellent: very approachable, responsive and knowledgeable. They have detailed understanding of the varying types of transactions that we are involved in and the various capacities in which we act and this makes them ideally placed to provide consistently excellent service."
Member of the Law Society of Ireland