Kevin McQuillan is a Partner within the Corporate department in Jersey.

He has an extensive corporate finance practice focusing on a range of offshore holding structures, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, private equity structures, restructurings and specialist debt listings. He also regularly advises clients in a lead counsel capacity on acquisitions and disposals of locally regulated businesses.

Kevin participates in various local industry steering groups and is currently sitting on the companies law working group.


  • Aedifica
  • Apollo Global Management, Inc
  • Ashby Capital LLP
  • August Equity Partners
  • Bain Capital
  • G City Europe Limited
  • Livingbridge
  • Praxis IFM Group Limited
  • Suntera Global
  • TDR Capital
  • Various ad hoc creditors, noteholders and lenders on restructuring transactions

Work Highlights

Recent work highlights have included:

  • Advising Atrium European Real Estate Limited on its €1.45 billion take private by Gazit Globe Limited implemented by a statutory merger under Companies (Jersey) Law 1991 the first transaction of its kind in Jersey.
  • Advising ADVANZ PHARMA CORP. Limited on its USD846 million take private by Nordic implemented by a members scheme of arrangement in Jersey.
  • Advising leading global private equity firm on its take private of JSE and SEM listed Atlantic Leaf Properties Limited implemented by a members scheme of arrangement in Jersey.
  • Advising the Issa brothers and TDR Capital in their successful GBP6.8 billion bid to acquire the Asda Group from Walmart.
  • Advising Aedifica, as lead counsel, on its acquisition of a portfolio of care homes in Jersey and the Isle of Man.
  • Advising PraxisIFM Group Limited, as lead counsel, on the disposal of its funds business to Sanne Group PLC.


He has been consistently ranked as a Rising Star in Legal 500 and IFLR and as an Associate to Watch in Chambers and Partners.

Feedback has included:

“Kevin is the consummate professional who delivers pragmatic and commercial advice that allows deals to happen.” Chambers

“Proactive, hard-working, on top of the detail and responsive.” Chambers

“Kevin McQuillan is super responsive. He and Andrew Weaver know their stuff and the market well and are commercially savvy – they are my primary go-to individuals in Jersey.” Legal 500

Qualifications & Education

Admitted in Northern Ireland (non-practising) 2013, Ireland (non-practising) 2017 and England and Wales (non-practising) 2015. He qualified as a Jersey Advocate in 2019.

  • Queens University Belfast (Northern Ireland)
  • Institute of Professional Legal Studies Belfast (Northern Ireland)

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