Investment Funds

Walkers’ investment funds group offers Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Irish and Jersey law advice on all matters pertaining to investment funds and their underlying structures.

  • We have one of the largest specialist investment funds teams worldwide.
  • We advise many of the world's most prominent asset managers, fund promoters and institutional investors.
  • We establish the full range of structures used in the market and advise on their commercial implications.


Within our jurisdictions we provide legal advice on all aspects of investment funds including:

  • Fund formation
  • Fund restructuring/distressed funds
  • Regulation
  • Fund re-domiciliation
  • Termination and liquidation


Walkers is a listing agent for the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange (CSX), the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) and The International Stock Exchange (TISE).


2016 Best Offshore Law Firm, Hedgeweek

2016 Best Offshore Law Firm MENA Fund Manager Fund Awards

2016 Best Investment Funds Lawyers - Cayman Islands. Acquisition International.

2015 1st for Offshore Law Firms Alpha Magazine. Hedge Fund Report Card

2015 Winner, Offshore Services International Law Office (ILO). Client Choice Awards

2015 Investment Funds Lawyer of the Year, Cayman Islands Finance Monthly. Global Awards

2015 Private Equity Lawyer of the Year, Cayman Islands Finance Monthly. Global Awards

2015 Best Legal Offshore Provider, Cayman Hedge Funds Review (HFR)

2015 Winner Hedge Fund Manager (HRM), Asia Hedge Fund Services Awards

2015 Best Offshore Law Firm Hedge Fund Manager (HRM). US Hedge Fund Services Awards

2015 Best Offshore Law FirmClient Service HFM Asia Awards

2015 Recommended firm Latin Lawyer 100

2015 Recommended firm Latin Lawyer 250

2014 Best Law Firm for Offshore China Business Law Journal. China Business Law Awards

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