Ms Jessica Robinson > Walkers > St Peter Port, Guernsey > Lawyer Profile

Walkers
12-14 NEW STREET
ST PETER PORT
GY1 2PF
Guernsey

Work Department

Investment Funds, Insurance & Corporate

Position

Jessica Robinson is a senior associate based in Walkers’ Guernsey office, specialising in advising on M&A transactions, corporate restructurings and corporate finance matters.

Her experience includes M&A transactions involving regulated trust company service providers, as well as a major Middle East acquisition for Amazon.com Inc.

Jessica has worked in Walkers’ BVI, Guernsey and Jersey offices, and advises on BVI, Cayman and Guernsey law.

Prior to moving offshore, she practised in the London office of a major international firm for five years, during which time she completed two secondments with major banking clients. Jessica also completed another secondment with a major international bank in Jersey, providing training and designing and implementing robust internal legal procedures.

Jessica speaks French.

Career

Prior to joining Walkers, Jessica worked for five years in the corporate department of Dentons in London, specialising in mergers and acquisitions.

While at Dentons she was seconded to the legal team of the General Counsel at Virgin Money, and to Citibank, providing assistance on general legal matters as well as larger structured finance projects.

Lawyer Rankings

Guernsey > Corporate and M&A

(Rising stars)

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They are pragmatic and get the job done‘, says one client of the investment fund and corporate lawyers at Walkers. The group has broad experience in restructuring work such as amalgamations and migrations, in addition to a strength in the corporate aspects of real estate transactions. Matt Sanders  is a seasoned M&A lawyer and jointly takes the lead alongside ‘brilliantKate Storey , who has a niche in M&A involving insurance companies. Chris Hutley-Hurst (‘clear and commercial in his advice‘) provides corporate tax advice, in addition to handling regulatory aspects of corporate and commercial activities. Recently promoted senior counsel Jessica Robinson has built a practice involving trust companies and in April 2022, Craig Cordle joined the group from Ogier.

Guernsey > Insurance

At Walkers, the insurance team is set up to handle all aspects of Guernsey insurance law, under the ‘knowledgeable, pragmatic, clear and engaging‘ leadership of Kate Storey , who heads the overall cross-jurisdictional insurance practice at the firm. Areas of expertise include the formation and regulation of insurance structures, insurance sector M&A, regulatory and coverage issues, as well as the use of insurance wrappers as a wealth structuring tool. Jessica Robinson , after recent promotion to senior counsel, is another lawyer to note, with experience in insurance-related corporate transactions.

Guernsey > Investment funds

Walkers‘ investment fund and corporate team grew in 2022, with the arrival of Craig Cordle from Ogier, adding an experienced hand in fund structuring and transactions. The group is jointly led by Kate Storey , whose practice spans investment fund structuring and finance, as well as equity raising and listings; and managing partner Matt Sanders , who often coordinates multijurisdictional fund deals involving the Channel Islands and London offices. Chris Hutley-Hurst has substantial experience in private equity fund and listed fund formation, as well as a variety of fund transactions. Senior counsel Jessica Robinson is a lawyer to watch for transactional issues.