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Bedell Cristin

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Grand Cayman, London, Singapore, St Helier, St Peter Port, Tortola

Mark Dunlop

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Bedell Cristin

Work Department

Banking; structured finance; and corporate finance.


Before joining Bedell Cristin, Mark was a partner in the banking department of Addleshaw Goddard.

He has extensive experience in international and domestic banking transactions having acted for many leading banks, financial institutions and borrowers on a range of innovative transactions.

Mark's banking experience includes real estate finance, acquisition finance, project finance and asset finance involving a range of different borrower types (including trustees and limited partnerships).

Mark also advises banks on insolvency and enforcement matters relating to defaulting loan transactions.

Mark also advises on a range of derivative products with Jersey obligors.

Mark also provides general corporate law advice on a range of corporate matters.


Cameron Markby Hewitt, London, and (post-merger) Cameron McKenna 1991-98; Theodore Goddard, London and (post-merger) Addleshaw Goddard, London 1998-2005 ; joined Bedell Cristin 2005, made partner 2007.


Advocate of the Royal Court of Jersey from 2007; member of the Jersey banking lawyers working group; member of teh Jersey Law Society Financial and Commercial Law Sub-Committee; Adjunct Professor at the Jersey Institute of Law for Security and Bankruptcy Law and Company Law.


Queen Mary College, University of London (1990 LLB); College of Law, Guildford (1991, 1st Class Hons).


Banking and finance

Within: Leading individuals

Mark Dunlop - Bedell Cristin

Within: Banking and finance

The ‘really strong’ banking and finance offering at Bedell Cristin combines ‘technical quality, turnaround and speed of delivery, and flexibility in the delivery of its services’. Mark Dunlop was part of a multi-jurisdictional team which oversaw the high-value refinancing of existing debt in a REIT group and worked alongside a global law firm on the termination of revolving facilities on behalf of a private equity fund. In other highlights, Alasdair Hunter provided Jersey law advice to a foreign financial services company in connection with senior facilities made available in the context of the acquisition of a Jersey company; Tim Pearce acted as Jersey counsel to both finance parties in connection with euro term loans pertaining to the acquisition of a German life insurer by a Cinven-sponsored structure. Other names to note are Tom Davies, who was recently promoted to partner, managing associate Guy Westmacott, whom clients ‘truly trust’, and senior associate Malcolm Ellis whose vast experience includes overseeing Islamic and shari'ah-compliant financing matters. Simon Hopwood joined Maples and Calder's newly opened Jersey office in September 2018.

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Structured finance and securitisation

Within: Structured finance and securitisation

Bedell Cristin ‘is particularly strong' in structured finance and securitisation. Mark Nisbet, ‘an up and coming senior associate who punches well above his weight’, recently teamed up with ‘very experienced’ practice leader Alasdair Hunter to act for a well-known global technology company as listing agent in the listing of senior notes on TISE, and to assist a major mining company with a series of financing transactions. Mark Dunlop led the advice to a global bank on the Jersey aspects of additional and substantial term loans to a chemicals manufacturer under an existing credit agreement, and Simon Hopwood guided an investment manager through the public offer of its shares to raise capital in the context of its acquisition of a shopping centre in Eastern Europe.

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