Walkers Top Ranked In Legal 500 Guide

November 13, 2021 | 0 Comments

Walkers announced that its Bermuda office has been ranked in Tier 1 or Tier 2 for all of its five practice areas in the Legal 500 Caribbean Guide 2022.

A spokesperson said, “Walkers is pleased to announce that its Bermuda office has been ranked in Tier 1 or Tier 2 for all of its five practice areas in the Legal 500 Caribbean Guide 2022. Described as ‘driving changes within the legal market, the results clearly demonstrate Walkers’ high standing within the Bermudian legal market. Furthermore, nine lawyers have been ranked as a ‘Leading Individual’, ‘Next Generation Partner’ or ‘Rising Star’.

“Walkers response time and the product is phenomenal. They’ve created a team of experts…”

“These results fall within Walkers’ wider Caribbean results where the firm received 44 individual lawyer rankings in the 2022 Legal 500 Caribbean directory, more than any other offshore law firm. The guide also ranked 18 practice areas from Walkers’ offices in Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands.

“Details of the Bermuda rankings are below:

  • Bermuda – Regulatory & Compliance [Tier 1]

“Ability to tackle complex regulatory considerations and structures by providing commercial and practical solutions.”

  • Bermuda – Banking, Finance & Capital Markets [Tier 2]

“Incredible service, rapid turnaround time, practical and solution-oriented.”

  • Bermuda – Corporate & Commercial [Tier 2]

“The team has an extreme focus on ferreting out not only potential legislative issues regarding our business plans, but also has an ear to the ground with changes that may be coming which can impact our current and future business lines.”

  • Bermuda – Dispute Resolution [Tier 2]

“Walkers is now one of Bermuda’s full service firms, competing effectively with other longer-established firms and driving changes within the legal market here. Walkers has an excellent restructuring and insolvency practice.”

  • Bermuda – Insurance & Reinsurance [Tier 2]

“Walkers response time and the product is phenomenal. They’ve created a team of experts on various subject matters which is key for businesses starting and in operation on the island.”

“Leading Individuals”:

  • Jonathan Betts – Banking, Finance & Capital Markets and Corporate & Commercial
  • Kevin Taylor – Dispute Resolution
  • Sarah Demerling – Insurance & Reinsurance

“Next Generation Partners”:

  • Adam Bathgate – Banking, Finance & Capital Markets
  • Natalie Neto – Corporate & Commercial
  • Peter Dunlop – Insurance / Reinsurance

“Rising Stars”:

  • Nathalie West – Banking, Finance & Capital Markets
  • Rachel Nightingale – Corporate & Commercial
  • Melanie Fullerton – Regulatory & Compliance

Office Managing Partner Kevin Taylor commented: “I am delighted with these results, which speak volumes to the relationships we have built with our clients since we opened in 2016. It is always pleasing to see the hard work the team has put into servicing our clients being recognised in the market place.”

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