Mr Hughie Wong > Walkers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Walkers
6 GRACECHURCH STREET
LONDON
EC3V 0AT
England
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Work Department

Investment Funds

Position

Hughie joined Walkers in 2008 and is a partner in the Global Investment Funds and Finance and Corporate Groups. He is based in the firm’s London office and advises on both Cayman Islands law and BVI law aspects of transactions. He acts for alternative investment funds including their establishment, on-going corporate transactions and financing activities. He has also advised extensively on fund restructurings and distressed situations. Hughie also has significant experience in a broad range of finance and corporate transactions and regularly advises on lending and security transactions involving Cayman Islands or BVI law. Those transactions typically involve issues as to corporate restructurings, mergers, the perfection and granting of security by Cayman Islands or BVI vehicles, the charging of shares in a Cayman Islands or BVI company, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, shareholder arrangements and group reorganisations and restructurings.​

Career

Hughie trained and qualified at Slaughter and May, where he spent 13 years prior to joining Walkers. His practice at Slaughter and May included advising a broad range of financial institutions and corporate clients on capital markets, structured finance and banking transactions; and regulatory issues.​

Education

Jurisprudence, Corpus Christi College, Oxford University | ADMITTED IN: Cayman Islands; England and Wales (not practising).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Offshore firms in London > Offshore firms in London

Operating at ‘the top of the market’, Walkers’ Cayman Islands focused practice is highlighted for its robust expertise across banking and finance, investment funds and litigation. Managing partner Jack Boldarin  is consistently singled out for his transactional expertise in BVI law. Backed by an enviable client roster made up of leading US and European banks and energy companies including Saudi Aramco, the team has an extensive coverage across the EMEA region. Key contacts include newly promoted parter Catherine Overton, joint heads of insolvency Fraser Hern  and John O’Driscoll , and Sara Hall who heads the regulatory practice. Tatziana Paraguacuto co-heads the investment funds practice with Hughie Wong . On the asset finance side, Mark Galazzi is the key name. The group also has a London based Bermuda team led by Neil McDonald  and Patrick Ormond​​​​ who is rated by clients.