Carey Olsen

Legal Services | Bermuda
tel: +1 441 542 4500 | fax:
Rosebank Centre, 5th Floor, 11 Bermudiana Road, Pembroke | Bermuda | HM 08 | Bermuda


Carey Olsen is a leading offshore law firm. We advise on Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey law across a global network of nine international offices. We are a full-service law firm working across banking and finance, corporate and M&A, investment funds and private equity, trusts and private wealth, dispute resolution, insolvency and property law. Our clients include global financial institutions, investment funds, private equity houses, multi-national corporations, public organizations, sovereign wealth funds, ultra-high net worth individuals, family offices, directors, trustees and private clients. We work alongside all of the major onshore law firms, accountancy firms and insolvency practitioners on corporate transactions and matters involving our jurisdictions.

Our advice is delivered by an approachable and experienced team of globally-minded lawyers who work in partnership with our clients to help them achieve their objectives. We have the expertise and resources to handle the most complex international transactions combined with a personal approach to business. In the face of opportunities or challenges, our clients know that the advice and guidance they receive from us will be based on a complete understanding of their goals and objectives combined with outstanding client service, technical excellence and commercial insight. Whether playing a lead or a supporting role, we always look at the bigger picture.

Year this Office was Established: 1898
Lawyers Worldwide: 250

Areas of Practice


Of Counsel


Mahogany  Bean

Mahogany Bean

Adam  Collieson

Adam Collieson

Senior Associate
Eleanor  Davies

Eleanor Davies

Senior Associate
Emma  Duffy

Emma Duffy

Senior Associate
Stewart  Forrest

Stewart Forrest

Alexandra  Fox

Alexandra Fox

Monique  Hansen

Monique Hansen

Senior Associate
Bradley  Houlston

Bradley Houlston

Senior Associate
Laura  Kearns

Laura Kearns

Senior Associate
Steven  Khong

Steven Khong

Nicholas  Lee

Nicholas Lee

Oliver  MacKay

Oliver MacKay

Senior Associate
Jonathan  Marion

Jonathan Marion

George  McCallum

George McCallum

Michelle  Meyer

Michelle Meyer

Cheri  Minors

Cheri Minors

Senior Associate
Marcus  Symonds

Marcus Symonds

Heather  Taylor

Heather Taylor

Yi  Yang

Yi Yang



Celine  Chan

Celine Chan

Business Development Manager - Asia
Honor  Desmond-Tetlow

Honor Desmond-Tetlow

Senior Consultant
Dilys  Hung

Dilys Hung

Legal Manager
Winnie  Lo

Winnie Lo

Legal Manager
Gregory  Stachura

Gregory Stachura

Professional Support Lawyer


A guide to lending and secured finance in Jersey 2023 (ICLG)

Contents Please click on the links below to jump to the relevant section: Overview Guarantees Collateral Security Financial assistance Syndicated Lending/Agency/Trustee/Transfers Withholding, stamp and other taxes; notarial and other costs Judicial enforcement Bankruptcy proceedings Jurisdiction and waiver of Immunity Licensing LIBOR replacement Other matters

Island Development Plan Review

The IDP is valid for 10 years (unless extended) and the States are required by law to keep it under review. The DPA was about to embark on a review in 2020 but this was put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Last year, the States approved an action to carry out a targeted review of the IDP between 2023 and 2025. The review The review commenced on 25 January 2023, and it focuses on amending certain policies to meet government priorities. The review focuses on the parts of the IDP concerning housing land supply, housing delivery and employment land supply and will look at any required amendments to the text of the IDP and the proposals map (including boundaries)...

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Carey Olsen named Offshore Law Firm of the Year by Chambers Europe

The annual awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of law firms over the past year, in particular outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service. The results were announced at a ceremony at Hotel Principe di Savoia in Milan yesterday evening. Winners across the 26 categories were selected based on extensive research and client interviews conducted by a team of more than 200 research analysts.In the 2023 edition of the Chambers Europe guide, Carey Olsen achieved a clean sweep of Band 1 rankings for the seven practice areas in which it featured, plus 38 individual lawyer rankings...

Carey Olsen advises Carey Commercial on its sale to Suntera Global

Suntera is a Jersey headquartered provider of fund, corporate and private wealth services including administration, accounting and governance. The firm has operations in the Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Hong Kong, the Isle of Man, Jersey, Luxembourg, Malta and the US. Guernsey based Carey is a locally owned boutique provider of private wealth, corporate and fund services with more than £75 billion assets under administration. Following its acquisition of Carey, Suntera's Guernsey service offering will be bolstered with addition of 80 new staff members and clients in more than 50 countries...

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