Hughie joined Walkers in 2008 and is a partner in the Global Investment Funds and Finance and Corporate Groups. He is based in the firm's London office and advises on both Cayman Islands law and BVI law aspects of transactions. He acts for alternative investment funds including their establishment, on-going corporate transactions and financing activities. He has also advised extensively on fund restructurings and distressed situations. Hughie also has significant experience in a broad range of finance and corporate transactions and regularly advises on lending and security transactions involving Cayman Islands or BVI law. Those transactions typically involve issues as to corporate restructurings, mergers, the perfection and granting of security by Cayman Islands or BVI vehicles, the charging of shares in a Cayman Islands or BVI company, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, shareholder arrangements and group reorganisations and restructurings.