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Jeremy Walton is head of Appleby’s litigation and insolvency
practice group in Cayman and global head of the fund disputes
team. Mr Walton joined the firm in 1998 and became a partner
in 2004. He specialises in international commercial litigation,
particularly directors’ and shareholders’ disputes, insolvency
work – including the dissolution of commercial joint ventures
and the dismantling of corporate structures – asset-tracing
and recovery work, often as part of cross-border and multi-
jurisdictional litigation. He is also a leading practitioner
in the fields of arbitration and mediation.
Mr Walton is an experienced advocate, with a large number
of reported cases in the Grand Court, the Court of Appeal and
the Privy Council in London. He has conducted litigation of
considerable commercial and financial significance for an
array of international clients.
Since Mr Walton launched a dedicated fund disputes team
in June 2007 (the first of its kind in the offshore market), he
has been involved in the leading fund litigation, insolvency and
restructuring cases in the Cayman Islands, including
Absolute
Capital Management
,
Basis Yield Alpha Fund
,
Bear Stearns
High-Grade Structured Credit Strategies Funds
,
CPIM
Structured Credit Funds
,
DB Zwirn Special Opportunities Fund
,
Laurus Offshore Fund
,
Lancelot Investors Fund, Palm Beach
Offshore Fund
,
Peloton ABS Fund
,
RAB Capital Ritchie Capital
,
Rye Select Funds
and
Wextrust Capital
.
Mr Walton regularly speaks at conferences and writes for a
range of publications. He has been consistently highly ranked
in various international legal publications. He was described in
Chambers Global
2009 as “the star of the show – persuasive,
attentive and thoughtful”, while the most recent edition stated
that “Jeremy Walton has a very high profile, with peers
emphasising his quality and reputation”.
Appleby (Cayman) Limited
Clifton House
75 Fort Street
Grand Cayman
KY1-1104
Cayman Islands
T
+1 345 814 2013
F
+1 345 949 4901
Walton, Jeremy
Appleby (Cayman) Limited – Partner
jwalton@applebyglobal.com | www.applebyglobal.com
Winner – Litigation, Cayman Islands
What clients said
“Jeremy displays a great deal of technical skill, both
in drafting evidence and in acting as our advocate.”
“He has made a big difference to our business.”
“I am very impressed with Jeremy and his team,
particularly with their ability to quickly grasp the
key legal and commercial issues.”
“Jeremy is a wonderful lawyer and adviser to me
and to our firm in general.”