Walkers scores Tier 1 hat-trick in leading legal industry rankings

Three Bermuda practice areas of Walkers, the international law and professional services firm, have been awarded the coveted Tier 1 status in The Legal 500 2024 Caribbean Guide rankings of industry leaders.

The firm’s Banking, Finance and Capital Markets; Dispute Resolution; and Insurance / Reinsurance practices all receive the top Tier 1 rating, while Legal 500 continues to rank the Corporate and Commercial and Regulatory and Compliance practices in Bermuda in the high performing Tier 2 category.

The Bermuda, Cayman Islands, and British Virgin Islands (BVI) offices of Walkers combined have received more Tier 1 rankings in The Legal 500 2024 Caribbean Guide than any other firm.

In total, the guide ranks 18 practice areas across the three offices, solidifying Walkers' reputation as the leading law firm in the Caribbean with unparalleled expertise and client service. Eleven practice areas are ranked Tier 1 practices, with the other seven practice areas all ranking in Tier 2.

Kevin Taylor, Bermuda managing partner at Walkers, said: “The elevation of three of our key practice areas to the highest rating in the course of a single year is welcome independent recognition of our unwavering client focus and commitment to providing best in class commercial advice that meets our clients’ needs.”


Walkers' Tier 1 ranked practice areas with verbatim client comments:


  • Bermuda – Banking, Finance and Capital Markets

"The entire team has been consistently terrific, and I couldn’t single out any points of weakness."


  • Bermuda – Dispute Resolution

"A strong team across the whole range of capabilities, specialisms and skill sets which collaborates and works well to provide a seamless excellent service to the client."


  • Bermuda – Insurance / Reinsurance

"Our experience with the Walkers' team has been nothing but exceptionally positive. They are knowledgeable and have been very proactive and attentive at all times in our communications as well as the communications with our clients."


Walkers’ nine individual Bermuda lawyer rankings


Five lawyers receive the top "Leading Individual" ranking from The Legal 500:

  • Kevin Taylor – Dispute Resolution
  • Steven White – Dispute Resolution
  • Sarah Demerling – Insurance / Reinsurance
  • Peter Dunlop – Insurance / Reinsurance
  • Natalie Neto – Corporate & Commercial


Three lawyers are rated "Next Generation Partners" – highlighting the talent and depth of the team:

  • Adam Bathgate – Banking, Finance & Capital Markets
  • Nathalie West – Banking, Finance & Capital Markets
  • Rachel Nightingale – Corporate & Commercial


"Rising Star":

  • Nicholas Howard – Dispute Resolution

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