Jacky Scanlan-Dyas is a Corporate partner in the firm's Tokyo office. She joined Hogan Lovells London office in 2001 and, having had close ties with Japan throughout her life, moved to Tokyo to launch our Japan M&A transactions team in 2009. She now leads our UK M&A practice in Tokyo.
Jacky has over 23 years' cross-border transaction experience across the full range of structures, including M&A, investments, exits, joint ventures and complex commercial contracts.
Jacky’s extensive international experience and results-orientated approach enables her to navigate cross-cultural issues that arise in multi-jurisdictional transactions. She advises major Japanese corporates and trading houses investing outside of Japan and had supported many international corporates investing and doing deals in Japan. She knows how to get deals done here, having lived in Japan for almost a third of her life.
The Legal 500 says that she ‘stands out as sharp and hardworking’ and is ‘a great asset to have involved in any deal’ and as testament to this Jacky was award the awarded the Person of the Year award by the British Ambassador on behalf of the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan in 2016.
Jacky is admitted to practice in New Zealand and England and Wales, she received an LLB(Hons) and BA (Japanese) from Canterbury University in New Zealand in 1994 and is registered in Japan as a gaikokuho jimu bengoshi (registered foreign lawyer) in Japan.