Bruce Scott > Bedell Cristin > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Bedell Cristin

Work Department

  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Economic Substance
  • Funds & Investment Structures
  • Insolvency & Restructuring
  • Listing Services
  • Regulatory & Compliance


Bruce is Partner and heads up the City based arm of Bedell Cristin’s Jersey law practice and has extensive experience in structuring and advising on a range of investment funds, corporate and finance transactions. Bruce has developed particular expertise advising on the listing of UK REITs on The International Stock Exchange (TISE).

Before focussing on Jersey law, Bruce spent five years with Dundas & Wilson specialising in corporate and banking transactions and two years at Standard Life where he worked on corporate and regulatory matters relating to Standard Life’s international businesses and on the company’s demutualisation and flotation.


Trained Dundas & Wilson 1999-2004; qualified 2001; Standard Life 2004-06; Ogier Jersey 2006-2010; admitted as advocate of the Royal Court of Jersey 2010; partner Bedell Cristin 2010 to date.


  • Advocate – Jersey
  • Solicitor – Scotland (non-practising)


Hazlehead Academy, Aberdeen; Aberdeen University (1997 LLB (Hons), 1999 Diploma in Legal Practice).

Lawyer Rankings

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Bruce ScottBedell Cristin

Singled out for its ‘commercial pragmatism’, Bedell Cristin’s London based financial services practice has a track record acting exclusively in Jersey law transactions, covering investment funds, corporate finance work and debt equity listings. Jointly managed by Bruce Scott, who is highlighted as an ‘absolute star’, and Tom Davies, who handles corporate real estate deals, the wider team includes senior associate Adam Bartels who handles borrower side financing transactions and Nkechi Hokstad who advises on acquisitions. ‘Excellent associateDaniel McAviney is rated by clients for his expertise in energy transactions and has demonstrable strength advising on bonds and loan notes for large US private equity houses.