Provided by Barnaby Gowrie
Barnaby Gowrie specialises in complex international contentious and non-contentious restructuring and litigation matters related to Cayman Islands companies and partnerships.
Given his onshore background in structured finance, Barnaby particularly specialises in restructuring distressed structured finance vehicles and has assisted market participants (issuers, noteholders, managers and service providers) in providing value-added innovative solutions. In this respect, he is a key part of the Restructured Products Group at Walkers. He also regularly advises existing stakeholders and creditors, debtors, private equity and hedge funds, insolvency practitioners (including Court appointed liquidators) and other advisors with respect to insolvent or distressed situations.
Notably, in recent years, Barnaby has advised on a number of contentious insurance litigation matters and advised regulator appointed clients with respect to the sale of Cayman based insurance assets. Having spent a significant time in the Middle East leading the Walkers IDR practice in Dubai, Barnaby has strong connections in the Middle East and represents a number of key institutions located across the Middle East. Barnaby currently represents a number of the secured banks with respect to the Abraaj dispute as well as government related entities.
Member, Law Society of England and Wales
Member, Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association