Nigel Weston > Walkers > St Helier, Jersey > Lawyer Profile

Walkers
PO BOX 72,WALKER HOUSE
28-34 HILL STREET
ST HELIER
JE4 8PN
Jersey

Work Department

Banking & Finance

Position

Nigel Weston is based in Walkers’ Jersey office and heads up the office’s Finance and Corporate Group. He specialises in banking, finance, trusts, investment funds, regulatory matters, special purpose vehicles, listings and all aspects of offshore finance and corporate work.

Nigel advises a wide range of blue chip investment managers, global banks, private investment houses and major corporates. He works closely with top law firms and accountancy practices in London as well as local administrators, trustees and other intermediaries and service providers.​

Career

Prior to joining Walkers, Nigel was a partner at a leading offshore firm, where he spent fourteen years, latterly heading up the firm’s real estate funds team and advising on all forms of real estate holding structures, in addition to other mainstream corporate and finance work. Prior to moving offshore, he was at Simmons & Simmons for five years. ​

Admitted In:
Cayman Islands
England and Wales, Solicitor of the Supreme Court (not practising)
Jersey, Advocate of the Royal Court
Jersey, Solicitor

Memberships

Nigel has served for a number of years on the committee of the Jersey Funds Association, which works closely with industry, regulators and legislators. He has also been Chairman of the Legal, Regulatory, Tax and Compliance Subcommittee of the JFA. In these roles he has been at the forefront of the development of the Island’s funds industry, working on the introduction of Jersey expert funds and Jersey unregulated funds among many other initiatives.

He is also a member of both the Institute of Directors and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

Nigel has spoken at a number of conferences on a variety of aspects of Jersey law.​

Education

Qualifications:
LLB (Hons) Degree, Kings College, University of London
Law Society Finals Examinations, College of Law Guildford

Lawyer Rankings

Jersey > Banking and finance

(Leading individuals)

Nigel WestonWalkers

The ‘high-quality and collaborativeWalkers team has a broad practice spanning real estate, secured, and leveraged acquisition finance, as well as debt capital markets, restructuring and enforcement issues, and Shariah-compliant finance transactions. Taking the lead is Nigel Weston, who has strong ties to Middle Eastern clients. Alexandra Corner  is a banking and finance generalist, also chairing the firm’s diversity and inclusion committee for the Channel Islands. Jon Le Rossignol is an expert in non-contentious debt restructurings. Tristan Maultby is appreciated by clients for being ‘very organised and very hands on with transactions‘. Christine Fox joined the firm from Collas Crill.