Mark is partner in the banking and corporate team. He has extensive experience in international and domestic banking transactions having acted for many leading banks, financial institutions and borrowers on a range of innovative transactions.
Mark's banking experience includes real estate finance, acquisition finance, project finance and asset finance involving a range of different borrower types (including trustees and limited partnerships).
Mark also advises banks on insolvency and enforcement matters relating to defaulting loan transactions.
Mark also advises on a range of derivative products with Jersey obligors.
Mark also provides general corporate law advice on a range of corporate matters.
Before joining Bedell Cristin, Mark was a partner in the Banking and Projects Group of Theodore Goddard in the City of London and (after its merger) Addleshaw Goddard.
- Advocate - Jersey
- Solicitor* - England & Wales
- Lecturer at the Jersey Institute of Law on Security and Bankruptcy Law.
- A member of the Jersey Law Society Financial and Commercial Law Sub-Committee.
- A member of the Jersey banking lawyers working group which has commented on the Security Interests (Jersey) Law 2012 through its various drafts and legislative development. Mark has therefore been closely involved with the development of Jersey's security law from its inception.
- Author of "Dunlop on Jersey Company Law" (published by Key Haven Publications Ltd). This is the first comprehensive book to be published on Jersey company law. The book examines in detail the provisions of the Companies (Jersey) Law 1991 and the leading Jersey law cases on company law matters.
- Former Adjunct Professor of Company Law at the Jersey Institute of Law.
- 'Leader in their field' - Chambers UK, Europe and Global 2019, 2018 and 2017
- 'Leading individual' - Legal 500 2018, 2017 and 2016
Has a strong reputation for his technical expertise and has the edge in terms of the commercial approach.Chambers 2016
Mark is diligent but is also practical and is able to give sound commercial advice.Chambers 2018
Is of an academic nature and is excellent at spotting Jersey technical issues, and is then good at coming up with solutions. If I have a demanding intellectual problem then he is my first choice.Chambers 2015
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...
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...
Mark Dunlop and Edward Drummond were speakers at the Institute of Law conference "The Enforcement of Creditors Rights'
The Companies (Amendment No.11) (Jersey) Law 2014 (the "Amendment Law") came into force on 1 August 2014.
Bedell Cristin acted, with DLA Piper UK LLP's Birmingham office, for The Royal Bank of Scotland plc in connection with facilities of £130 million made available to an acquisition vehicle established by Extra MSA Group to acquire M40 Oxford and M3 Fleet and ...
A team from Bedell Cristin acted for Longreach Oil & Gas Limited (a Jersey company) ("Longreach") on its successful acquisition of APIC Petroleum Corporation (a Canadian company) ("APIC").
Bedell Cristin acted for The Royal Bank of Scotland plc and Barclays Bank plc as joint lead arrangers in connection with syndicated acquisition facilities of £180 million made available to Evergreen Extra MSA Holdings Limited.
Bedell Cristin, working with Allen & Overy's London, Luxembourg and New York offices, provided Jersey law advice to lenders in connection with a US$1.2 billion satellite project financing secured by O3b Networks Limited.
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.
This briefing outlines the statutory provisions relating to Jersey schemes of arrangement.
The Companies (Amendment No. 11) (Jersey) Law 2014 (the "Amendment Law") came into force on 1 August 2014. The Amendment Law makes a number of significant amendments to the Companies (Jersey) Law 1991 (the "1991 Law") which are designed to bring greater fle...
The Security Interests (Jersey) Law 2012 (the "Law") came into full force on 2 January 2014. The Law significantly reforms the way in which security may be taken over Jersey intangible movable property and will enhance the remedies that are available to a s...
With the continuing development of sophisticated cross-border financial transactions, certain contractual practices have evolved and, with the passage of time, become recognised as standard in the relevant marketplace. Financial centres such as Jersey monit...
This briefing covers the practical issues that are likely to be considered by UK advisers when structuring an AIM or LSE IPO using a Jersey or Guernsey based vehicle ("FloatCo").
This briefing provides an outline of the procedure for the incorporation of a Jersey company. Jersey company law is governed by the Companies (Jersey) Law, 1991, as amended (the "1991 Law") which came into force on 30 March, 1992 and repealed the earlier C...
Significant changes have been made to the system of corporate taxation in Jersey. These changes include the introduction of a standard rate of corporate income tax of 0% and the phasing out of exempt company status. The new regime is simply referred to in J...
Mark Dunlop looks at Jersey's new security regime. Published in Jersey - First for Finance May 2014.