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Marcus Hallan


Marcus Hallan is an Associate in the Corporate Department of Conyers Dill & Pearman in the British Virgin Islands.

Marcus has a broad practice covering all aspects of corporate law, but includes capital markets and corporate finance, as well as mergers and acquisitions, both public and private.

Prior to joining Conyers Dill & Pearman, Marcus worked as an associate in the corporate team of Travers Smith LLP in London, where he was involved with a wide range of corporate transactions including initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions and other corporate finance matters.

Experience Highlights

  • Acted for Zegona Communications plc on its main market listing.
  • Acted for Benchmark Holdings plc on its placing of £186 million and acquisition of INVE Aquaculture.
  • Acted for Steinhoff International on its £1.4bn bid for Home Retail Group plc.
  • Advising General Electric on the US$2.4 billion sale of its water business
  • Advising on the US$2 billion IPO of Despegar on the New York Stock Exchange

Professional Background

  • Associate (Corporate Finance/M&A), Travers Smith, London


  • BPP University, Bachelor of Laws (LLB, Hons), 2018
  • BPP University, London, Legal Practice Course (Distinction), 2013
  • BPP University, Leeds, Graduate Diploma in Law, 2012
  • Cambridge University, BA (Hons), English Literature, 2008 – 2011

Bar Admissions

  • British Virgin Islands, Solicitor, 2016
  • England & Wales, Solicitor, 2015

Awards & Accolades

  • Recognised in the 2020 edition of Legal 500 Caribbean (corporate and commercial and banking, finance and capital markets)
  • Recognised in the 2020 edition (and 2019) of IFLR1000 (financial and corporate)

Area(s) of Expertise