Zoe Hallam > Walkers > St Peter Port, Guernsey > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Banking & Finance


Zoë Hallam is a Group Partner* in the Banking & Finance team in Walkers’ Guernsey office, having previously spent eight years in the firm’s Cayman office. She is recognised by Legal 500 as a Next Generation Partner.

Zoë advises on a broad range of finance-related matters, with a specialised focus on Fund Finance, Real Estate Finance and Islamic Finance transactions. In the Fund Finance sector she has advised both borrowers and lender on subscription facilities, NAV facilities and GP financing and her clients include leading international banks, alternative lenders and fund managers.

Admitted In:
Cayman Islands
England and Wales (not practising)

*not admitted in Guernsey and not a member of Walkers (Guernsey) LLP


Prior to joining Walkers in May 2011 Zoe trained and qualified with Salans (now Dentons) in London and Moscow, advising on a broad range of domestic and cross-border financing and restructuring deals, focusing on real estate and project financings.



LLB English Law and French Law, University College London/ Université d’Aix-Marseille III
LPC, College of Law in London

Lawyer Rankings

Guernsey > Banking and finance

(Next Generation Partners)

Zoe HallamWalkers

The Walkers banking and finance offering is a single unit across the Channel Islands, with expertise in finance transactions for real estate and funds, Islamic finance, as well as debt capital markets. Jointly leading the team are Zoë Hallam , who specialises in assisting borrowers and lenders with subscription and net-asset-value facilities;  and Kim Paiva, who is an expert in shipping and aviation finance. Senior counsel Alex Wickens joined from Collas Crill in October 2021, bringing with him knowledge in real estate finance, and the ability to advise on Shariah-compliant finance structures.