Walkers advises on the laws of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands (BVI), the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey. We are experienced in all types of international and cross-border transactions covering a broad range of sectors with a particular focus on both contentious and non-contentious corporate and finance law, investment funds, private equity, structured products, capital markets, regulatory and risk advisory, and private capital and trusts.
Walkers delivers clear, concise and practical advice based on an in-depth knowledge of the legal, regulatory and commercial environment in Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey.
Admitted In:British Virgin IslandsEngland and Wales (not practising)JerseyQualifications:LLB (Hons) in European Law & Languages, University of the West of England, Bristol
2023 Chambers and Partners UK Guide - Corporate & Finance - Band 3:
“Jonathan is attentive to matters personally, which is comforting for the clients. His technical knowledge is outstanding.”
“Jonathan Heaney is very commercial and responsive.”
“Jonathan is very thoughtful and helpful in terms of giving the best service to clients.”
2022 Legal 500 - Corporate & M&A - Leading Individual - "Robust leader, hands on approach with clients, highly reactive and quality assured."
2022 Legal 500 - Corporate & M&A - Leading Individual - "Jonathan Heaney is the lead partner and handles our requirements efficiently and diligently."
2021 Legal 500 - Investment Funds - Hall of Fame - "Jonathan Heaney leads a very good team, but always leads from the front, makes himself available and is across each matter or transaction for which he assumes responsibility."
2020 Legal 500 - Investment Funds - Hall of Fame
2020 Legal 500 - Banking and Finance - Recommended Lawyer
2020 Chambers and Partners UK Guide - Recognised Practitioner
2020 IFLR 1000 - Highly Regarded
2019 IFLR 1000 - Highly Regarded
2018 Legal 500 - (Investment Funds) Leading Individual- Jersey
"Jonathan Heaney ‘stand[s] out as exceptional individuals within their field’. [Jonathan Heaney] ‘has a proven track record in corporate, refinancing and real estate transactions and trust matters’ "
2018 Legal 500 - (Banking & Finance) Recommended Lawyer - Jersey
2018 Legal 500 - (Corporate & Commercial) Recommended Lawyer - Jersey
2018 IFLR 1000 - Highly Regarded
2017 Legal 500 - (Investment Funds) – Leading Individual - Jersey
"Jonathan Heaney is ‘exceptional in his field and a first point of contact’."
2017 Legal 500 - (Banking & Finance) – Recommended Lawyer - Jersey
2017 Legal 500 - (Corporate & Commercial) – Recommended Lawyer - Jersey
2017 IFLR 1000 - Leading Lawyer
2016 Legal 500 - (Investment Funds) – Leading Individual - Jersey
2016 Legal 500 - (Banking and Finance) – Recommended Lawyer - Jersey
2016 Legal 500 - (Corporate and Commercial) – Recommended Lawyer - Jersey
2014 IFLR 1000 - Leading Lawyer – Jersey2013 Finance Monthly – Top 100 International Advisor – Investment Funds – Jersey 2012 Legal 500 - "Jonathan Heaney ‘provides high levels of service’."2012 Who’s Who Legal 100 – “Jonathan Heaney is 'first-rate' for investment funds work and is also noted for his 'fantastic client service'."2012 Corporate INTL magazine - '25 Best Lawyers in Jersey'2012 The International Who's Who of Private Funds Lawyers - "Based In Jersey, Jonathan Heaney is 'well known' for his investment funds expertise, which covers both hedge funds and private Equity."2011 Legal 500 - "Jonathan Heaney is 'recommended' and ‘never lets you down’." 2010 IFLR 1000, - “Jonathan Heaney is very easy to work with – affable and efficient...”
Member of the Law Society of England and Wales
Member of the Law Society of Jersey
"Exceptional in his field and a first point of contact"