Bedell Cristin practice grows with new appointments in Guernsey

15 Apr 2019

Bedell Cristin has strengthened its team in Guernsey with four new appointments.

Following a successful year of growth in the corporate and finance teams, Todd Petersen and Sarah Shrimpton have joined the firm in associate positions and Tobi Oluborode has joined as a paralegal, each focusing on general corporate/commercial, finance, funds and insurance sectors.

Prior to joining Bedell Cristin, Todd was an associate in the corporate and commercial department at Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs in Johannesburg specialising in mergers and acquisitions and equity capital markets. Before that, Todd was an associate, and completed his articles of clerkship, at Norton Rose Fulbright in South Africa.

Sarah Shrimpton trained at a leading national law firm in the UK and prior to completing her law conversion in London, Sarah studied Biomedical Sciences at the University of Southampton and worked with a fintech company in the city. Sarah has experience in mergers and acquisitions, funds, banking, company secretarial, corporate restructuring, venture capital, regulation, commercial property and insolvency and restructuring.

Before joining Bedell Cristin, Tobi worked in Nigeria for a leading multinational oil and gas company.

Also joining the team in Guernsey is Sarah Nicholls, Bedell Cristin’s new marketing and business development manager, who brings with her more than 25 years' experience in the local finance industry. She will be responsible for the marketing and business development initiatives of the Guernsey office together with supporting the business development activities of the wider group.

Kate Ovenden, managing partner of Bedell Cristin in Guernsey, said: “We pride ourselves on the quality and expertise of all our staff. With our new recruits we have added further strength and depth to our Guernsey team and demonstrated our continued commitment to growth of the Guernsey office.”

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