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Bedell Cristin

PO BOX 75, 26 NEW STREET, ST HELIER, JE2 3RA, JERSEY
Tel:
Work 01534 814814
Web:
www.bedellcristin.com
Grand Cayman, London, Singapore, St Helier, St Peter Port, Tortola
Bedell Cristin, Edward Drummond, St Helier, JERSEY

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Edward Drummond

Tel:
Work +44 (0)1534 814621
Email:
Bedell Cristin

Work Department

Litigation group.

Position

Edward is an experienced commercial litigator and a qualified Jersey advocate who joined the firm in 2008. Edward has appeared before the Courts of Jersey, England, the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands. Having obtained an MA in Jurisprudence at Oxford University he began his career at Norton Rose in London as a solicitor-advocate before moving to the Cayman Islands office of Maples and Calder to practise Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands law.

Edward has extensive experience of commercial litigation, contentious insolvency and regulatory matters (including investigations), acting for financial institutions, insolvency office-holders, trustees and beneficiaries, hedge funds, insurance companies (and insureds) and other entities, both onshore and offshore.

Career

After Oxford University, Edward passed the Legal Practice Course at the Oxford Institute of Legal Practice with distinction, before commencing his training at Norton Rose LLP in London, where in 2001 he qualified as a solicitor, and later as a solicitor advocate, of the High Court of England and Wales. In 2005, he moved to the Cayman Islands office of Maples and Calder to practice Cayman Islands law (as an attorney at law) and British Virgin Islands law (as a solicitor-advocate). In 2008, he moved to Bedell Cristin. He was sworn in as a Jersey advocate in October 2011, and became a partner in 2013. Current directorships: Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Experts LBG. Publications of note: Edward is editor of 'Jersey Insolvency and Asset Tracking' (now in its 5th Edition) and co-author of Jersey chapter of 'Enforcement of Foreign Judgments' (published by Kluwer Law International).

Languages

English.

Member

Member of the Insolvency Lawyers Association (ILA); Executive committee of Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Experts (ARIES); member of INSOL Technical Research Committee.

Education

Sherborne School; Jesus College, Oxford, Jurisprudence, MA (Hons) 2:1 (1997).


Jersey

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Robert Gardner¬†leads Bedell Cristin‚Äôs dispute resolution outfit in Jersey, which boasts a particular strength in contentious trust and probate cases, regulatory disputes and commercial litigation. On the insolvency front, the ‚Äėtechnically strong‚Äô Edward Drummond¬†represented Deloitte as the liquidator of the eight companies in Belgravia Financial Services Group, the liquidation of which involved complex issues such as intra-group reconciliation of debt. In other highlights, David Cadin¬†assisted a trustee with the distribution of assets and termination of their trust as part of a Royal Court sanction following the implication of some of its beneficiaries in serious criminal investigations. Boubyan Petrochemical also appointed the team to oversee a complex multi-party corporate governance dispute pertaining to the reinstatement of the company‚Äôs former general partner in the context of claims arising from certain UK property purchases. Anthony Robinson retired in 2018.

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