Walkers Leads Legal 500 Offshore Lawyer Rankings & Practices Walkers is pleased to announce it has received 44 individual lawyer rankings in the 2021 Legal 500 Caribbean directory (up from 41 last year), more than any other offshore firm. The guide also ranked 18 practice areas from Walkers' offices in Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands, also over and above its competitors, solidifying Walkers' reputation as the leading law firm in the Caribbean. Seven practice areas are ranked as Band 1 practices, with nine others ranked in Band 2, representing 90% of Walkers' practices. The following practice areas achieved the top tier rating: British Virgin Islands - Dispute Resolution British Virgin Islands - Trusts / Private Client Cayman Islands - Banking, Finance & Capital Markets Cayman Islands - Dispute Resolution Cayman Islands - Investment Funds Cayman Islands – Regulatory & Compliance Cayman Islands - Trusts / Private Client Within Walkers' 44 lawyer rankings, 16 Walkers' attorneys received the top "Leading Individual" rating from Legal 500: Bermuda: Jonathan Betts - Banking, Finance & Capital Markets and Corporate & Commercial Kevin Taylor - Dispute Resolution British Virgin Islands: Oliver Clifton - Dispute Resolution Rosalind Nicholson - Dispute Resolution Lodewijk van Setten - Regulatory & Compliance Cayman Islands: James Burch - Banking, Finance & Capital Markets Philip Paschalides - Banking, Finance & Capital Markets Rob Jackson - Banking, Finance & Capital Markets and Corporate & Commercial David Collins - Corporate & Commercial Matthew Goucke – Dispute Resolution Neil Lupton – Dispute Resolution Colette Wilkins – Dispute Resolution Rolf Lindsay – Investment Funds Caroline Williams – Investment Funds Lucy Frew – Regulatory & Compliance David Pytches – Trusts / Private Client A further 13 lawyers received the "Next Generation Partners" ranking – highlighting the strength and depth of Walkers' bench:Bermuda: Adam Bathgate - Banking, Finance & Capital Markets Natalie Neto – Corporate & Commercial Peter Dunlop – Insurance / Reinsurance British Virgin Islands: Matthew Cowman - Banking, Finance & Capital Markets and Corporate & Commercial Murray Laing – Dispute Resolution Ian Tucker – Dispute Resolution Cayman Islands: Paige Gaston-Thiery – Banking, Finance & Capital Markets Rupert Bell – Dispute Resolution Shelley White – Dispute Resolution Andrew Barker – Investment Funds Bicrom Das – Investment Funds Theo Lefkos – Investment Funds Monique Bhullar – Trusts / Private Client An additional16 lawyers across Walkers' three Americas offices also received the "Rising Star" accolade.Commenting on the results, Walkers' Global Managing Partner, Ingrid Pierce stated: "This is a tremendous result for Walkers and we are delighted to have such a large group of lawyers ranked by Legal 500. The fact that our Americas and mid-Atlantic offices have been so widely recognised is testament to the impressive work and excellent service associated with Walkers."