Walkers BVI boosts Corporate & Finance practice with hire of Partner Matthew Cowman

Walkers is pleased to announce that Matthew Cowman has re-joined the firm as a partner in the Finance, Corporate & Funds team in its British Virgin Islands office. Matthew previously worked with Walkers BVI between 2007 and 2011.

Matthew brings more than 20 years' experience as a commercial lawyer to the firm and has a wealth of expertise having practised law in the British Virgin Islands, London and Australia.

Matthew advises clients on banking and finance transactions where he acts for lenders and borrowers in a range of matters, including acquisition finance, real estate finance and general corporate finance. He also regularly advises clients on corporate transactions, including joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and corporate reorganisations.

In addition, Matthew has obtained senior in-house counsel experience during his career, including as Deputy General Counsel (Australia & New Zealand) at GE Capital and as General Manager, Group Legal & Governance at Australian Unity.

Patrick Ormond, Walkers' BVI Office Managing Partner stated, "We are delighted that Matthew has re-joined our BVI office. His extensive experience will enhance our practice and global team."

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
Matthew Cowman PartnerT +1 284 852 2208matthew.cowman@walkersglobal.com