Tim Pearce

Partner

Tim joined the firm in 2003 from City law firm Theodore Goddard, bringing considerable onshore and offshore corporate, commercial and private client experience.  Since then he has continued to extend his expertise across all areas of corporate and finance law - particularly banking, real estate finance, real estate funds, corporate and commercial, corporate finance and regulatory work.

He regularly acts for multinational companies and large international banks as well as investment funds, promoters, intermediaries and high-net worth individuals. In recent years he has played a key role in leading some of our highest-profile corporate finance and real estate acquisition transactions.

Professional
  • Solicitor* - England & Wales
  • Solicitor - British Virgin Islands

*non-practising

Credentials
  • 'Leader in their field' - Chambers UK, Europe and Global 2018 and 2017
  • 'Leading individual' ­- Legal 500 2017, 2016
  • 'Leading Lawyer' in financial services, regulatory, investment management and real estate - IFLR1000 2016
  • Understands what a transactional City lawyer is looking for. He's responsive and practical and he's happy to advise you of the right path to go down.
    Chambers 2016
  • Proactive and pragmatic with a diverse skill set and exceptional understanding of business requirements.
    Chambers 2017
  • He is really responsive and well connected in the market - just a really good lawyer to work with.
    Chambers 2018
News/Experience
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 on the financing of the acquisition of one of Guernsey's premier commercial properties

Leading offshore law firm Bedell Cristin has advised The Royal Bank of Scotland International Limited in connection with loan facilities made available to the Channel Islands Property Fund Limited.

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Bedell Cristin team in London 10k charity run

A team from Bedell Cristin joined hundreds of runners on Clapham Common in London on Friday (9 June) to raise funds for LandAid, the property industry charity aiming to end youth homelessness.

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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 Partners are attending MIPIM 14-17 March 2017
Funds & Investment Structures 16 Feb 2017 Jersey

We are once again attending MIPIM, the world's premier real estate event in Cannes, from 14-17 March 2017.

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Bedell Cristin advises on the largest office sale ever in Jersey

Specialist teams from Bedell Cristin's property and corporate departments in Jersey have completed the sale of Liberation House and Windward House on the Jersey waterfront.

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Bedell Cristin advises Wandle Holdings Limited in relation to a US$6.17 billion facility
Banking & Finance 21 Jun 2016 Jersey BVI

Bedell Cristin has provided both Jersey and BVI legal advice to Wandle Holdings Limited, the shareholder in Polyus Gold International Limited ("Polyus Gold"), in relation to a US$6.17 billion facility arranged by Sberbank of Russia.

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Corporate migration update
Corporate & Commercial 05 May 2016 BVI Guernsey Jersey

As legislative developments make it easier to move between jurisdictions, many offshore companies are choosing to redomicile.

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Bedell Cristin advises in connection with the £140 million financing of the acquisition of a portfolio of office and commercial properties
Banking & Finance 18 Mar 2016 Jersey Guernsey

Bedell Cristin advises in connection with the £140 million financing of the acquisition of a portfolio of office and commercial properties throughout England, Scotland and Guernsey

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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 advises in connection with the £59 million financing of the acquisition of a Jersey property unit trust
Banking & Finance 23 Oct 2015 Jersey

Bedell Cristin advises in connection with the £59 million financing of the acquisition of a Jersey property unit trust owning one of Scotland's largest shopping centres

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Bedell Cristin advises in connection with the £114 million financing of the acquisition of a Jersey property unit trust
Banking & Finance 21 Aug 2015 Jersey

Bedell Cristin advises in connection with the £114 million financing of the acquisition of a Jersey property unit trust owning one of England's largest shopping centres

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Bedell Cristin Partners to attend MIPIM 2015

We are once again attending MIPIM - the world's premier real estate event - in Cannes from 9-13 March 2015.

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Bedell Cristin advises GTS Chemical Holdings plc 天泰集团 on £36.83million AIM IPO
Corporate & Commercial 09 Feb 2015 Jersey

Bedell Cristin's Jersey office has advised GTS Chemical Holdings plc ("GTS"), a speciality chemicals producer and the largest Chinese manufacturer of ammonium sulfite, on its £36.83million AIM IPO and £3million fundraising.

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Bedell Cristin provides pan Channel Island advice on Covéa's acquisition of Sterling Insurance Group

Bedell Cristin's Guernsey and Jersey offices have acted alongside each other as counsel to the French mutual Covéa in connection with its purchase of UK regulated life insurer Sterling Insurance Group.

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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 Partners to attend EXPO Real 6-8 October 2014, Munich

We are once again attending EXPO Real 2014, the International Trade Fair for Commercial Property and Investment, in Munich from the 6-8 October 2014.

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Bedell Cristin Partners to attend MIPIM 2014
11 Feb 2014 Jersey

We are once again attending MIPIM - the world's premier real estate event - in Cannes from 11-13 March 2014.

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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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Bedell Cristin advises on the acquisition of Spar in the Channel Islands

Bedell Cristin has advised Jersey company Jmart Limited (Jmart) on its acquisition of Spar (Channel Islands) Limited (Spar CI) and The Channel Island Wholesale Group (CIWG).

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Insights
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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Jersey schemes of arrangement
Briefings | 01 Oct 2014

This briefing outlines the statutory provisions relating to Jersey schemes of arrangement.

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Amendments to the Companies (Jersey) Law 1991
Briefings | 06 Aug 2014

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...

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Security Interests (Jersey) Law 2012
Briefings | 02 Jan 2014

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...

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Structuring an AIM or LSE IPO using a Jersey or Guernsey vehicle
Briefings | 23 Nov 2010

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").

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