Bedell Cristin expands banking and corporate teams to meet growth

17 Sep 2014

Bedell Cristin has further strengthened its banking and corporate teams in Jersey through the appointment of two experienced local lawyers.

Chula O’Donoghue and Laura Hendrick, both experienced corporate and finance lawyers, have been recruited as associates to add to the strength and depth available from the firm’s banking and corporate practices.

Chula, an experienced corporate and finance lawyer, has joined the Jersey office. Chula has nine years’ experience in corporate finance and banking work in Jersey and has particular experience in real estate finance and debt listings on the Channel Islands Securities Exchange.

Laura, an experienced corporate and banking lawyer has joined the Jersey office with six years' experience in a wide range of general corporate, investment and finance transactions with particular experience in corporate real estate. Laura also has experience in debt listings on the Channel Islands Securities Exchange and of cashbox transactions.

Martin Paul, Financial Services Law partner, commented:

"Chula and Laura have significant specialist experience in the Jersey market. Their recruitment adds further strength to our corporate, investment and banking capabilities and reflects the firm’s growth during the last 12 months including a growing number of instructions in banking, funds and corporate work."

Bedell Cristin provides Jersey, Guernsey, Mauritian and BVI legal advice and has obtained a number of significant accolades recently including 'Offshore Law Firm of the Year' in the Chambers Europe Excellent Awards 2014 and ‘Offshore Law Firm of the Year’ in the Legal 500 UK awards 2013.

The firm’s banking, corporate and funds practices are consistently recognised as being among the strongest teams offshore by leading legal directories.