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Walkers’ promotions highlight growth of global firm

Grand Cayman, September 2018

Leading international law firm, Walkers, is pleased to announce that 8 attorneys across its global offices have been invited to join the partnership. In addition, 18 associates have been promoted to senior counsel, or local equivalent, highlighting the continued growth of the firm over the past year.

In total, there were 26 promotions globally, with 14 in the Cayman Islands, 7 in Dublin, 2 in Jersey and the British Virgin islands respectively, and one in Guernsey.

Walkers’ Global Managing Partner, Ingrid Pierce, states, “We are delighted to announce our new partners and senior counsel. These appointments underscore Walkers’ commitment to investing in our people and ensuring excellence through comprehensive, ongoing professional training and development programmes. Collectively, these individuals bring a wealth of expertise to our core legal services and are vital to our continued success in advising Fortune 500 companies and other global clients through our legal and professional services.”

The new partners include Andrew Barker, Theo Lefkos and Prasana (Investment Funds) and Paige Gaston-Thiery (Finance & Corporate) in the Cayman Islands office.

Matt Hedigan (Finance) and Brendan O’Brien (Corporate) in the Irish office.

Mark Crichton (Finance & Corporate) and Robyn Dobbyn (Wealth Structuring) in the Jersey office.

The promotions to senior counsel / of counsel include Murray Laing (Insolvency & Dispute Resolution) and Omonike Robinson-Pickering (Finance & Corporate) in the British Virgin Islands office.

Brett Basdeo, Andrew Gibson, Niall Hanna, Chris Keefe and Peter Kendall (Insolvency & Dispute Resolution). Hugh Anderson, Justin Hart and Joanne Ziegler (Finance & Corporate) and Ed Pearson and Tamsin West (Investment Funds) in the Cayman Islands office.

Stephen Ozanne (Finance & Corporate) in the Guernsey office.

Ian McNamee, Killian McSharry and Paddy Rath (Finance). Eimear Burbridge (Tax) and Eimear Keane (Investment Funds) in the Irish office.

Managing Partner of Walkers’ Cayman office, Tim Buckley, remarked, “It is fantastic to be able to recognise so many talented attorneys across the firm, which is indicative of the growth Walkers is experiencing at both global and local levels. These promotions signal our continued commitment to meeting the high standards expected by our clients in all our jurisdictions.”


About Walkers

Walkers is a leading international law firm. We provide legal, corporate, fiduciary and compliance services to global corporations, financial institutions, capital markets participants and investment fund managers. Our clients are the most innovative firms and institutions across the financial markets, who rely on us for our ability to provide solutions to their legal and business issues. We develop entrepreneurial professionals who are experts in their field and committed to client service. Walkers is consistently ranked in the top tier of the leading global legal directories.


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