Alistair J. Walters, Campbells Law Firm in Cayman Islands
For over 20 years Alistair has advised clients on complex financial services and business disputes and litigation. He also specializes in advising on cases involving insolvency and winding up issues. Alistair qualified as an English solicitor in 1990 and worked in the City of London until joining Campbells in 1999.

Clients value Alistair, “for giving the legal perspectives with the business option. He is a good person to get straight advice from that is more than just legal advice – my first stop for any problem.”
– Chambers and Partners

Qualifications and admissions:

  • LLB 2.1, Middlesex University 1987
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court (England & Wales) 1990 (non-practising)
  • Attorney at Law Cayman Islands, 1999
  • Solicitor, Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (BVI), 2013
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified Mediator

Prior career history:

City of London – DLA Piper

Areas of practice and expertise:

  • Litigation
  • Bankruptcy and restructuring particularly in the area of investment funds and capital markets structures
  • Compliance, internal investigations and regulation
  • High net worth family law and related issues

Recognition and awards:

  • Chambers Global 2016 makes note that “He has a good sense of how to protect the client’s interests.”
  • Chambers Global 2015 describes Alistair as an “experienced litigator” who “can draw on more than 20 years’ experience in handling complex business and financial services litigation and insolvency cases”.
  • Chambers Global 2014 refers to Alistair as an “esteemed litigator”.
  • Chambers Global 2013 Guide states clients value Alistair “for giving the legal perspectives with the business option. He is a good person to get straight advice from that is more than just legal advice – my first stop for any problem.”
  • Alistair is listed in the Expert Guides published by the International Financial Law Review as an expert in the area of Insolvency and Restructuring and is recognised by The Practical Law Company (PLC) in the area of dispute resolution.

Public and professional appointments:

  • Chairman, Cayman Islands Association of Mediators and Arbitrators
  • Former Chairman of the Cayman Islands Human Rights Commission
  • Past president of the Cayman Islands Compliance Association (1999 – 2003)
  • Past member of the Board of Governors, St Ignatius School, Grand Cayman

Associations and clubs:

  • Cayman Islands Law Society
  • Association of Business Recovery Professionals R3
  • The Rotary Club of Grand Cayman

Publications:

    • A practical guide to identifying advance fee and prime bank instrument fraud (Sweet & Maxwell 1995)
    • Various journal and news articles on law, finance and regulation