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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

Upcoming Firm Events

7 Jan 2020
CES Digital Money Forum

The Venetian
3355 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
United States

14 Jan 2020
STEP New York Luncheon

Katten LLP
575 Madison Ave, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10020

19 Jan 2020
Airline Economics Growth Frontiers Dublin

The Shelbourne
27 St Stephen’s Green
Dublin, Ireland

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