Bedell Cristin has appointed three new partners in its Jersey office through the promotions of Richard Le Liard and Jeff O’Boyle and the appointment of Advocate Sara Johns.
Sara joins as a partner of Bedell Cristin’s financial services law team from another Jersey law firm. She is a corporate lawyer who specialises in mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets, joint ventures and corporate restructuring. She is also one of the island’s leading competition lawyers and has advised on a number of merger control applications to the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities.
Richard is also part of the financial services law team. He specialises in funds and investment structures and is experienced in advising promoters on fund formation, promotion and licencing requirements. Richard is also an expert in financial services regulation and has advised some of Jersey’s leading international financial services businesses on such matters as data protection, anti-money laundering and economic substance.
Jeff is qualified as an English solicitor and is part of Bedell Cristin’s global property team. He has considerable commercial property experience, having acted for a significant number of multinational clients including investors, developers, lenders and private clients on a wide range of complex and high-value instructions.
“The appointment of our three new partners is a result of our continued growth,” said global managing partner, Tim Pearce.
“Both Richard and Jeff work hard to provide exceptional client service, and their promotions are well deserved.
“I am also delighted to welcome Sara to Bedell Cristin and look forward to her experience and expertise strengthening our offering even further.”