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WALKERS

PO BOX 72,WALKER HOUSE, 28-34 HILL STREET, ST HELIER, JE4 8PN, JERSEY
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Work 01534 700 700
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Fax 01534 700 800
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Alexandra Corner

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Work +44 (0)20 7220 4989
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Walkers

Work Department

Corporate and Finance

Position

Alexandra Corner joined Walkers' London office in 2006 and moved to the Jersey office in 2017. She is a partner in the firm's Global Finance and Corporate Groups.

Alexandra specialises in all aspects of finance and corporate matters including debt, equity, equity-linked and asset-backed securities, derivatives and structured products, securitisations, repackagings, collateralised bond and loan offerings, note programmes, commercial paper and depository receipt programmes, convertible debt and warrants issues, debt-based capital markets and structured finance work, equity and equity-linked transactions (including preference share financings), asset finance and general corporate and banking and finance matters.

Career

Prior to joining Walkers, Alexandra worked for Mourant du Feu & Jeune, in both London and Jersey and has been practicing offshore since 1998.​

Member

Prior to joining Walkers, Alexandra worked for Mourant du Feu & Jeune, in both London and Jersey and has been practicing offshore since 1998.​

Education

LLB (Hons) & a Diploma in Legal Practice | ADMITTED IN: Jersey


Jersey

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Walkers Jersey¬†is known for its ‚Äėexcellent turnaround time and succinct, clear advice‚Äô and, according to one client, ‚Äėtends to be quicker and more reliable than other Jersey firms‚Äô. The team mainly sits on the lender side of real estate financing transactions and development projects under the leadership of managing partner Jonathan Heaney. Alexandra Corner¬†‚Äď who co-heads the banking offering alongside Heaney and Nigel Weston¬†‚Äď recently advised a global bank on Jersey security law in relation to an Islamic financing transaction, while Weston assisted a longstanding client with an amended and restated secured term loan as part of the refinancing of a California-based company.¬†¬†Christophe Kalinauckas¬†‚Äď who is praised for his ‚Äėexcellent attention to detail and great skill in transactions‚Äô ‚Äď was promoted to senior counsel within the team. Clients also recommend senior counsel Mark Crichton¬†and associate Emma Giannini,¬†who ‚Äėregularly turn around large volumes of work and give sound Jersey law advice‚Äô.

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Corporate and commercial

Within: Corporate and commercial

Clients engage¬†Walkers Jersey¬†for ‚Äėthe full range¬†of work ‚Äď from high-value critical M&A to routine board work‚Äô. The ‚Äėquality, relevance of advice, amenability and commerciality of the team are first rate‚Äô, and clients recommend ‚Äėclear and confident‚Äô senior counsel Mark Crichton,¬†who ‚Äėextracts the best out of a transaction team through his collegial style‚Äô. The firm‚Äôs international client base regularly appoints the group to oversee restructurings and real estate and M&A transactions. Jonathan Heaney¬†spearheads the banking and finance and corporate and commercial offerings in Jersey with the support of Nigel Weston¬†and Alexandra Corner. Also noteworthy are senior counsels Christophe Kalinauckas¬†and Guy Morris.

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London: Foreign firms

Offshore firms in London

Within: Offshore firms in London

The 'adaptable and solutions-oriented' Walkers 'leaves clients feeling very happy with the service they receive, being offshore legal advice from a team in the same time zone'. The practice also 'focuses on what is required to protect clients' positions and they provide succinct and commercial legal advice'. The London office has an equal spread of BVI and Cayman Islands work throughout its banking and finance, corporate, insolvency and dispute resolution, investment funds, and private client practices; and it has experienced increased deal flow from Sub-Saharan Africa and the CIS region. Highlights included acting for the Chagala Group's (CG) board of directors in a highly contentious matter involving London Stock Exchange-listed BVI company CG; the dispute involves proceedings that were issued by a shareholder against CG and its directors. Corporate and finance head Jack Boldarin is a highly rated banking and finance lawyer, who splits his time between BVI and Cayman law matters; John O’Driscoll heads the London corporate restructuring insolvency and dispute resolution practice; and the investment funds co-heads are Hughie Wong and Jasmine Amaria, the latter 'particularly impressing with her responsiveness and ability to turn complex matters around in very short time frames'. Also highly regarded is the 'excellent and responsive' Neil McDonald, who has expertise in real estate finance law as well as general banking and finance matters and 'has a great can-do attitude and is switched on to clients' requirements'; while senior counsel Mark Galazzi is 'a go-to person for on-point and commercial BVI legal advice'. The senior associates to note are finance and corporate transactional specialist Catherine Overton and investment fund expert Ian Williams. Growth in the London team included associates Rebecca Peck  and Emma Giannini  joining from the firm's Cayman Islands and Jersey offices, respectively; meanwhile, Alexandra Corner relcoated to the Jersey office and former litigation senior associate Jennifer Fox joined Ogier's Cayman Islands office.

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