Lucy Diggle

Walkers

Lucy Diggle joined the Walkers Cayman Islands office in 2017 as senior counsel in the Wealth Structuring Group. She specialises in both contentious and non-contentious international trusts and private client work.

Her practice involves advising private and institutional clients in relation to the settlement, restructuring, ongoing management and termination of Cayman Islands trusts, including obligations arising under tax information exchange agreements. Lucy also advises executors, administrators, beneficiaries and onshore counsel in relation to applications for grants of probate and the resealing of foreign grants and letters of administration in the Cayman Islands.

Her contentious practice includes acting for trustees, executors, beneficiaries, protectors and enforcers in relation to all manner of trust and estate matters, including applications for directions, rectification, claims against executors and breach of trust.

Prior to joining Walkers, Lucy practiced at another Cayman Islands law firm and helped develop its contentious and non-contentious trusts and estate practice. Lucy qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2005 and spent five and a half years specialising in international trusts and estates litigation with leading London law firms before moving offshore. Lucy is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) in the Cayman Islands and has had a number of articles published in journals including Legal Week and the STEP Journal.