International law firm Walkers has promoted 11 attorneys across its global network to partner, as part of its annual promotions process.
This significant expansion in the number of partners is to meet the growing needs of the firm’s clients. Walkers' new partners are in the following offices and practice groups and their considerable expertise and experience will support the continued growth and success of the firm.
British Virgin Islands: Marianne Rajic (Investment Funds)
Cayman Islands: Ben Benson (Investment Funds, Caroline Heal (Investment Funds), Tim Ludford-Thomas (Investment Funds), Lindsay Luttermann (Dispute Resolution), Ramesh Maharaj (Finance & Corporate / Investment Funds), Richard Munden (Finance & Corporate), Michael Padarin (Investment Funds)
Dubai: Daniel Wood (Finance & Corporate/Investment Funds)
Dublin: Noeleen Ruddy (Finance & Corporate)
Hong Kong: Kristen Kwok (Finance & Corporate)
"Over the course of several decades, Walkers has gained its position as one of the leading International Financial Centre law firms by investing in the industry's top talent and ensuring that the right people and processes are in place to serve our clients in any and all of the jurisdictions they require," says Diarmad Murray, Global Managing Partner with Walkers. "These promotions underscore Walkers' ongoing commitment to this strategy and will ensure the firm is well positioned for sustained growth. We are delighted to welcome these individuals to the partnership."
Respected and trusted by many of the biggest clients in the business, Walkers has been instructed by all of The American Lawyer's Top 25 firms over the past three years. Walkers was recently named 'Cayman Islands Law Firm of the Year 2012' by leading legal directory Who's Who Legal for the sixth consecutive occasion and had more partners ranked in the 2012 edition of the 'International Who's Who of Investment Funds Lawyers' than any other law firm worldwide.