Mark Brady is a group partner in Appleby’s Jersey office and a member of the corporate department. He practices in a wide range of corporate, finance and regulatory matters. He has a particular interest in the financial services, energy & natural resources and FinTech sectors.

Mark was admitted as a solicitor in Scotland in 2006.


Representative work includes:

  • Advising several UK banking groups on the regulatory, contractual and security related aspects of their LIBOR transition re-papering exercises.
  • Advising a UK bank in relation to the financing of an acquisition of a super yacht.
  • Advising an International banking group on compliance with financial services regulation across the crown dependencies and other offshore jurisdictions.
  • Advising an International private banking group on the financial services regulatory issue around extending its fund services and investment business into Jersey.
  • Advising a FinTech Unicorn in the cross-border payments and FX business on EU regulatory compliance matters in the context of strategic partnerships with merchant platforms and on other general commercial legal matters;
  • While at Standard Life Aberdeen plc, supporting the multi-billion disposal of Standard Life Assurance Limited to Phoenix Group Holdings plc;
  • While at Deutsche Bank AG, advising its Global Transaction Banking business on a proposed partnership with IATA and Lufthansa to develop an innovative new payments model;
  • While at Deutsche Bank AG, advising the business on the disposal of the bank’s interest in BACS to UKPA;
  • While in private practice in Scotland, acting for banks and borrowers on a range of notable banking & finance transactions, including private equity backed leveraged buy-outs, large corporate and syndicated financings, project finance in the energy sector, real estate finance, fund finance and asset finance for ships and aircraft.


The University of Edinburgh




5 Mar 2021 | Deals

Appleby represent Sparkcognition in acquisition of Financial Technology Company AIM2

Leading offshore law firm Appleby has acted as Jersey counsel to SparkCognition Inc. in its acquisit...

Contributors: Chris Smedley
21 May 2020 | News

Going private transactions during COVID-19

Offshore companies incorporated in Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey...

6 Feb 2020 | News

Appleby announces two new partners in the Channel Islands

Leading offshore law firm Appleby has welcomed Stuart Tyler and Mark Brady as Partner and Group Part...


26 Mar 2021 |

Economic Substance and M&A: the role of Tax Insurance

It has been more than 2 years since the Crown Dependencies, alongside a number of other non-EU relev...

Contributors: Andrew Weaver
25 Mar 2021 |

Full Steam Ahead at the Jersey Ships Registry

Against a backdrop of uncertainty surrounding Brexit and the difficulties created by the global pand...

11 Mar 2021 |

LIBOR Transition - A Jersey Perspective

As we discussed in our previous article ‘No More LIBOR’, the interest rate benchmark LIBOR is ex...

Contributors: Andrew Weaver, Mark Brady
24 Feb 2021 |

Fintech: advancing economies in Africa

In this article we explore the rapidly evolving African FinTech industry.

10 Sep 2020 |

Taking a look at free trade on the African continent: AfCFTA

As the UK and the EU approach the end of the Brexit transition period, and their relationship as we ...

2 Sep 2020 |

Anti Money Laundering: Getting Reliance Right

The Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) recently published its findings from the Thematic Ex...

Contributors: Gemma Whale
30 Jun 2020 |

"Lockdown" or "Time to Break Free"?

Arguably one of the greatest strengths of the human race is our ability to adapt. Few people in our ...

Contributors: Richard Field
18 Jun 2020 |

JFSC ‘turns up the heat’ on non-compliance

It cannot have gone unnoticed that the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) is taking an incr...

Contributors: Daniel Healy
6 Apr 2020 |

Wrongful Trading: Legal position in Jersey

During these uncertain times, business resilience and continuity is at the forefront and directors o...

Contributors: Mark Brady, Gemma Whale
5 Mar 2020 |

Jersey: a thriving hub for Energy & Natural Resources investment in Africa

Jersey’s role as a conduit for investment in energy and natural resources projects on the African ...

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