Jacky Scanlan-Dyas

Jacky Scanlan-Dyas is a Women in Law Japan committee member and the Regional Lead for Corporate at Hogan Lovells Tokyo office. She 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. Her 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 has supported many international corporates investing and doing deals in Japan.
Jacky is admitted to practice in New Zealand and England and Wales. She received an LL.B (Hons) and B.A. (Japanese) from Canterbury University in New Zealand in 1994 and is registered as a gaikokuho jimu bengoshi (registered foreign lawyer) in Japan. In 2016, she was presented with the “Person of the Year” award by the British Ambassador on behalf of the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan in recognition for her dedication to strengthening UK-Japan commercial relations post-Brexit and her efforts on citizenship and diversity activities.