Special Situations

Walkers' Special Situations team offers British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Irish and Jersey law advice on a global basis.

  • We provide commercially focused, timely and practical advice on every phase of distressed, opportunistic and special situation investment.
  • We have considerable experience in advising on the legal, regulatory and tax implications of distressed asset acquisition, financing, management, servicing and disposal.

We have extensive experience in undertaking legal and tax due diligence of target asset(s) and complex structures, including:

  • advising on the acquisition, funding, managing, servicing and disposition of investments
  • advising on all aspects of financing, leverage and credit enhancement via derivatives and/or vendor finance, third party senior, mezzanine and junior finance
  • advising on restructurings, work-outs, default scenarios and corporate actions
  • implementing exit mechanisms, including securitisations, asset dispositions, joint venture, buy-out arrangements and other repackaging products
  • advising on Irish legal and tax matters

GUERNSEY
Sam ShiresPartnerT +44 (0)1481 748 916sam.shires@walkersglobal.com
Matt SandersGroup PartnerT +44 (0)1481 748 914matt.sanders@walkersglobal.com

IRELAND
Garry FergusonManaging PartnerT +353 1 470 6659garry.ferguson@walkersglobal.com
Ken RushPartnerT +353 1 470 6619ken.rush@walkersglobal.com