John has recently joined Bedell Cristin as a Partner in the Guernsey Financial Services team. He is a Guernsey Advocate and advises on Guernsey investment funds and corporate transactions, as well as regulatory and general corporate matters. He has a wealth of experience advising on the establishment, management and regulation of investment funds investing in private equity, venture capital, real estate, infrastructure and hedge funds. In addition, he has expertise in significant corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, stock exchange listings, equity investments and joint ventures. He also advises on corporate governance, shareholder rights and the conduct of regulated businesses.
John trained at the London office of City-based international firm, Simmons & Simmons, where he qualified into the Corporate Group in 2008. Prior to joining the Guernsey corporate department of another leading firm in 2012, he spent a number of years in the Simmons & Simmons’ Corporate team in the Middle East.
John has been recognised by The Legal 500 as a 'Rising Star' in Corporate and M&A.
- 'Rising Star' - Legal 500 2023 Guernsey – Corporate and M&A
"John Scanlan is most definitely one to watch – his client service is extremely good and he always makes himself available. He is pragmatic and has a solution focused approach to transactions."
"Thorough and responsive."
"Regularly leads on big-ticket deals for LSE-listed Guernsey companies"