Walkers (London based) BVI and Cayman law teams have maintained their top tier ranking in Chambers and Partners 2020/21 UK guide.
Chambers has ranked Walkers in Band 1 for BVI law and in Band 1 for Cayman law and (for the fourth year running) selected BVI and Cayman finance partner Jack Boldarin as the leading BVI lawyer in the City, placing him as the sole practitioner in the top tier. Partners Hughie Wong, John O'Driscoll and Jack Boldarin are also ranked for Cayman law advice.
Client feedback for the Walkers team reflects the quality of the team's work and advice.
Jack Boldarin, managing partner of Walkers' London office, said: "We are pleased to see further independent feedback that confirms our perennial position at the very top of the London market for offshore legal advice".
"Our team of London-based BVI and Cayman law specialists continues to grow with the addition of Tatziana Paraguacuto, Matthew Bloomfield and Patrick Ormond as new partners in our practice. In the last 12 months, the office has increased its BVI and Cayman lawyer headcount by 20 per cent to meet client demand and I am delighted this has been recognised by Chambers and Partners".
Information about Walkers offering in London:
Walkers is the leading offshore law firm in London and provides time zone sensitive advice to our EMEA based clients requiring legal expertise on matters involving British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands law; so that such clients have real time access to our Cayman and BVI lawyers. Walkers (from its global network of ten international offices) also practises Bermuda, Guernsey, Jersey (Channel Islands) and Irish law. Walkers does not practise English law and instead works alongside leading international law firms to provide integrated offshore and onshore support.
Over the course of 2020 market leading partners Tatziana Paraguacuto and Matthew Bloomfield joined our investment funds team from another offshore firm together with industry expert partner Patrick Ormond who joined our corporate team having previously practised in Walkers BVI based office.