Mrs Kate Storey > WALKERS > St Peter Port, Guernsey > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Investment Funds and Corporate

Position

Kate Storey joined Walkers’ Guernsey office in 2018, where she is a partner in the Investment Funds and Corporate Group. Kate specialises in investment fund structuring and finance, equity fundraising and listings, mergers and acquisitions and group reorganisations. She is also a prominent Guernsey insurance expert, having advised on the Guernsey legal aspects for most of the pension scheme longevity swaps which have executed in Guernsey, as well as major insurance linked securities transactions.

Career

Kate practised as a commercial solicitor in the UK before moving to Guernsey in 2007. Prior to joining Walkers she was a partner at another major Guernsey law firm.

Languages

English

Memberships

Member of the Law Society of England and Wales
Member of the Guernsey Bar
Member of the Technical Committee of the Guernsey Investment Fund Association
Past Chair of the Guernsey Commercial Bar Association

Education

Admitted in:
Guernsey
England and Wales (not practising)

Qualifications:
LLB (Hons) in Law, University of Liverpool, UK
Post-graduate Certificate in Intellectual Property, Bournemouth University, UK
Certificat d’Études Juridiques Françaises et Normandes, Université de Caen, France

Lawyer Rankings

Guernsey > Insurance

(Leading individuals)

Kate StoreyWALKERS

WALKERS has recently experienced a significant expansion of its insurance offering following the addition of renowned insurance expert Kate Storey from Appleby. The full-service practice provides leading advice on the establishment and administration of captive insurance vehicles, insurance-linked securities and alternative risk transfer transactions, collateralised reinsurance transactions and general regulatory advice. On the corporate side, the firm handles M&A transactions, joint venture terminations and the creation of insurers in the Guernsey market.

Guernsey > Banking and finance

Appleby‘s finance practice, led by Jeremy Berchem, covers a mix of work ranging from fund finance through to real estate deals and corporate lending, as well as regulatory matters. Below partner level, counsel Chet Pohl and senior associate Nicole Sorbie have track records of working with the firm’s partners on large fund finance facilities. Kate Storey is now at WALKERS.

Guernsey > Investment funds

Appleby‘s handles various mandates concerning listed and private funds, some of which involve collateralised loan obligations, with counsel Chet Pohl. Kate Storey left in mid-2018 to join WALKERS, and in September 2019 Andrew Harding returned to the Isle of Man, joining DQ.