Simon Morris

Senior Associate

Simon joined the firm in 2009, having previously worked for a large regional firm based in the West Midlands. Simon has extensive experience encompassing real estate transactions, acquisitions, offshore unit trusts, corporate finance, private equity matters, offshore funds, listings, corporate governance and security issues.

Simon also provides general company and commercial advice on a regular basis. His broad experience and knowledge has helped develop an astute commercial outlook and client-focused approach to law and business.

Professional
  • Solicitor* - England & Wales

*non-practising

  • Technically strong and attuned to client needs.
    Legal 500 2015
  • Future star.
    Legal 500 2014
  • He produces very clear and concise work and he is very responsive to our needs.
    Chambers Research 2014
News/Experience
Bedell Cristin provides ongoing advice in relation to the £40m+ JT Gigabit Project
Corporate & Commercial Ongoing Jersey

As lead counsel to JT, Bedell Cristin has significant experience in the telecommunications sector.

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Bedell Cristin advises on structuring for major Internet distributor warehouse
Corporate & Commercial 10 May 2016 Jersey

Bedell Cristin advised the majority shareholder in establishing a joint venture structure to acquire and develop land in Rossington, Doncaster.

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Bedell Cristin provides advice on sale of UBS fund services business
Corporate & Commercial 15 Dec 2015 Jersey

Bedell Cristin was appointed to advise UBS in connection with the sale of its Jersey alternative fund services business to Japanese headquartered Mitsubishi Fund Services.

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Bedell Cristin advises Sacturino on $9 billion bid for Polyus Gold
Banking & Finance 16 Nov 2015 Jersey

Leading offshore law firm Bedell Cristin is advising Sacturino Limited ("Sacturino") on the Jersey law aspects of its $9 billion cash takeover offer for the shares in Polyus Gold International Limited ("Polyus Gold").

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Bedell Cristin Jersey advise on sale of Seymour Trust Company Limited to First Names Group

Bedell Cristin is delighted to announce its involvement in the recent sale of leading Jersey trust company and corporate services business, Seymour Trust Company Limited, to the First Names Group.

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Bedell Cristin advises on the £15m acquisition of The Jersey Royal Potato Company

Bedell Cristin's Jersey corporate team has advised LSE AIM listed company, Produce Investments plc on its successful acquisition of The Jersey Royal Potato Company, one of the main suppliers of the iconic Jersey potato, for a total cost of £15m.

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Bedell Cristin advise First Names Group on acquisition of Basel Group
19 Jul 2013 Jersey

Bedell Cristin acted as legal adviser in the acquisition by First Names Group of international trust business, Basel Group, which completed on 17 July 2013.

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Insights
Striking off, dissolution and restoration under the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004
Briefings | 03 Nov 2015

The British Virgin Islands has, for a long time, been a popular destination for the establishment and management of offshore vehicles, the majority of which have been established pursuant to, and continue to be operated in accordance with, the framework of ...

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Using a Jersey company for a stock market listing
Briefings | 25 Jun 2015

This briefing looks at Jersey's attractiveness as a location for companies seeking a stock market listing, and considers the practical issues that are likely to be of relevance when structuring a public offering using a Jersey-based vehicle.

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Cell companies: the segregation of assets and liabilities
Briefings | 22 Jul 2011

The concept of cell companies was first introduced to Jersey in February 2006. In addition to the widely recognised structure of a protected cell company, Jersey also introduced a completely new concept - the incorporated cell company.

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An overview of Jersey company law
Briefings | 05 Apr 2011

The Companies (Jersey) Law 1991 (the "Law") came into force on 30 March 1992. Since that date, the Law has been periodically amended and updated so as to ensure that Jersey company law is modern and flexible. This briefing summarises some of the provisions ...

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