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Bedell Cristin

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

Alasdair Hunter

Tel:
Work +44 (0)1534 814270
Email:
Web:
www.bedellcristin.com
Bedell Cristin

Work Department

Capital markets, structured finance and banking.

Position

Based in Jersey, Alasdair practises both Jersey and British Virgin Islands law. His practice includes structured finance, high yield, banking, corporate, debt and equity listings on The International Stock Exchange (TISE) as well as insolvency, restructuring and security enforcement with a particular focus on distressed CMBS transactions.

Career

Trained Tods Murray, Edinburgh; qualified 1997; Allen & Overy, London and Hong Kong 1997-2003; Ogier, Jersey 2003-08; admitted as an advocate of the Royal Court of Jersey 2006; partner Bedell Cristin 2008 to date. Admitted as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court of the British Virgin Islands 2010.

Member

Law Society of Jersey.

Education

Hutchesons’ Grammar School, Glasgow; Edinburgh University (LLB Hons; Diploma in Legal Practice).


Jersey

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Bedell Cristin's practice is on the panels of many leading banks, from the UK and elsewhere, handling real estate finance, restructuring and corporate finance (in particular, the firm has take roles a number of interesting deals in the energy space). 'Commercially-minded' practice head Tim Pearce, Mark Dunlop ('the undisputed champion of Jersey security law') and the 'highly-regarded' Alasdair Hunter are the key partners in the team. The firm also has a strong bench below partner level, with clients singling out senior associates Louise Hassell, Simon Morris, Malcolm Ellis and Antony Clerehugh for praise. The firm also has Jersey law expertise in its London office.

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Capital markets

Within: Leading individuals

Alasdair Hunter - Bedell Cristin

Within: Capital markets

Large corporate debt listings on TISE are a key source of work for Bedell Cristin, with the firm acting for a number of high-profile clients in this space. Other work includes securitisation and public M&A. Alasdair Hunter, who 'offers practical solutions and prompt responses' leads on many of the practice's key deals, while Louise Ridgway is a key associate. Former senior associate Mark Nisbet left in late 2018 for an in-house role at Icecap.

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