Guy Westmacott

Partner °

Guy specialises in corporate and commercial matters with a focus on mergers and acquisitions but has also worked extensively on corporate and project finance and restructuring mandates. He has considerable experience of international investment transactions using a variety of onshore and offshore structures.

Guy has advised on a range of international transactions, often alongside major international clients and law firms, and he frequently advises on the regulatory aspects of corporate transactions, including in connection with competition and financial services laws.

Prior to joining the firm, Guy worked with Eversheds and Vinson & Elkins in London and in-house with Mubadala Investment Company in Abu Dhabi.

Guy brings a wealth of deal experience across a variety of sectors together with a commercial perspective and a strong appreciation of client requirements.

  • Solicitor* - England & Wales

° not admitted in Jersey

  • 'Next generation lawyers' ­- Legal 500 2018 and 2017
  • Knowledgeable, pragmatic and responsive.
    Legal 500 2017
Expertise recognised at Bedell Cristin with promotions
11 Oct 2018

Promotions have been made at Bedell Cristin to recognise the firm’s expertise across a number of practice areas in its Jersey and London offices.

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Companies (Demerger) (Jersey) Regulations 2018
11 Sep 2018 Jersey

Jersey law now has a statutory process which allows certain companies to be split into two or more companies thanks to the introduction of the Companies (Demerger) (Jersey) Regulations 2018. The regulations provide a useful alternative to a court-sanctioned...

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Bedell Cristin appoints new Partner

Bedell Cristin has appointed Guy Westmacott as a Partner two years after he joined the firm.

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Bedell Cristin advises Comcast on £22bn offer to acquire Sky
Regulatory & Compliance 19 Jun 2018 Jersey

Lawyers from Bedell Cristin have advised Comcast Corporation on the Jersey regulatory aspects of its bid for Sky plc.

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Bedell Cristin promotes two lawyers to new Managing Associate role

Bedell Cristin has enhanced its management structure and appointed two Senior Associates, Guy Westmacott in Jersey and Lee Osborne in Guernsey, to a newly created role of Managing Associate.

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Bedell Cristin advises Ocorian on its agreed acquisition of Capco Trust Jersey Limited

Bedell Cristin has advised Ocorian, a leading global financial services provider, on its definitive agreement to purchase Capco Trust Jersey Limited ("Capco"), an independent Jersey-based private client and corporate services business.

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Bedell Cristin advises PATRIZIA Immobilien AG on its acquisition of Rockspring Property Holdings Limited
Corporate & Commercial 17 Jan 2018 Jersey

Bedell Cristin is working alongside Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP to advise PATRIZIA Immobilien AG on certain Jersey law aspects of its acquisition of Rockspring Property Holdings Limited.

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Bedell Cristin advises WisdomTree on its agreement to acquire ETF Securities' $18bn European business

Teams from Bedell Cristin's London and Jersey offices have advised WisdomTree Investments, Inc. in connection with its definitive agreement to acquire ETF Securities’ European exchange-traded commodity, currency and short-and-leveraged business, which inclu...

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Bedell Cristin advises Leonard Green & Partners on acquisition of CPA Global

Bedell Cristin has advised Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. ("LGP"), a leading US private equity investment firm, on its acquisition of intellectual property management and technology group, CPA Global.

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Bedell Cristin advises Regional REIT on acquisition of Conygar portfolio

Bedell Cristin has advised Regional REIT Limited ("Regional Reit"), the UK regional office and industrial property focused REIT managed by London and Scottish Investments and Toscafund Asset Management, on the acquisition of c £129m of UK regional office, i...

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Bedell Cristin advises on sale of Virttu Biologics Limited

Bedell Cristin has advised the Jersey-based majority shareholder of Virttu Biologics Limited (Virttu) on the sale of Virttu to TNK Therapeutics, Inc., a subsidiary of Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc (Sorrento).

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Bedell Cristin advises London & Quadrant on its acquisition of Gallagher Estates, in a deal worth approximately £505m

Bedell Cristin Jersey Partnership has advised London & Quadrant (L&Q) on the Jersey aspects of its acquisition of Gallagher Estates, in a deal worth around £505m in aggregate.

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Economic substance rules in the Channel Islands
Briefings | 13 Feb 2019

This briefing aims to give a brief overview of what the new substance rules will entail for those companies tax resident in Guernsey or Jersey.

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Companies (Demerger) (Jersey) Regulations 2018
Briefings | 04 Sep 2018

On 1 September 2018, the Companies (Demerger) (Jersey) Regulations 2018 (the "Regulations") came into force, providing a statutory regime which will allow certain Jersey companies to be split into two or more companies.

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