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Carey Olsen

Carey Olsen  

Legal Services | Guernsey

tel: +441481727272 | fax:
PO Box 98, Carey House, Les Banques | St Peter Port | GY1 4BZ | Guernsey

Main Contacts

Tom Carey

Tom CareyPartner

Carey Olsen's Overview

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.

  • Lawyers Worldwide: 250

Areas of Practice
  • Banking And Finance
  • Coronavirus (Covid-19) Resources
  • Corporate
  • Dispute Resolution And Litigation
  • Employment, Pensions And Incentives
  • Family Office
  • Investment Funds
  • Listing Services
  • Private Client
  • Property Law
  • Regulatory
  • Relocation Services
  • Restructuring And Insolvency
  • Taxation And Economic Substance
  • Trusts And Private Wealth


Of Counsel


Ruth Abernethy

Ruth AbernethySenior Associate

Elliot Aron

Elliot AronSenior Associate

Lisa Bailey

Lisa BaileyAssociate

Steven Balmer

Steven BalmerAssociate

Tim Bamford

Tim BamfordSenior Associate

Colin Calvert

Colin CalvertSenior Associate

Gemma Campbell

Gemma CampbellSenior Associate

James Cooke

James CookeSenior Associate

Claire Cooke

Claire CookeAssociate

Leonie Corfield

Leonie CorfieldSenior Associate

Rachel de la Haye

Rachel de la HayeSenior Associate

Alexandria du Jardin

Alexandria du JardinSenior Associate

Robin Gist

Robin GistSenior Associate

Rachel Jones

Rachel JonesSenior Associate

Sarah Kett

Sarah KettAssociate

John Le Tissier

John Le TissierSenior Associate

Andrew Lister

Andrew ListerSenior Associate

Daniel Long

Daniel LongAssociate

Lois Madden

Lois MaddenAssociate

Alex Mauger

Alex MaugerSenior Associate

Acsah Nel

Acsah NelAssociate

Oliver Orton

Oliver OrtonAssociate

Emma Penney

Emma PenneySenior Associate

John Scanlan

John ScanlanSenior Associate

Julia Schaefer

Julia SchaeferSenior Associate

Allan Skirrow

Allan SkirrowSenior Associate

Sarah Wallis

Sarah WallisSenior Associate


Nigel Carey

Nigel CareyConsultant

Miranda Dunlop

Miranda DunlopProfessional Support Lawyer

Mike Eades

Mike EadesConsultant

John Greenfield

John GreenfieldConsultant

Graham Hall

Graham HallConsultant


New exemptions align Jersey’s prospectus rules with familiar UK/EU exemptions
Carey Olsen, October 2021

The current prospectus rules The current Jersey definition of “prospectus” has often meant that a securities offer by a Jersey company is a prospectus for Jersey law purposes, even where an exemption from the obligation to produce an approved prospectus is available in other jurisdictions in which the offer will be circulated. This is because the only safe harbour within the definition has been a “restricted circle of persons” exemption that applies if, amongst other things, the number of persons (whether in Jersey or elsewhere) to whom the invitation is communicated does not exceed 50. What is changing? The Companies (Amendment of Law) (No...

Jersey: A clear route to market
Carey Olsen, October 2021

There has been an increase in market capitalisation of Jersey listed companies on global exchanges from £269 billion in 2014 to £278.9 billion in 2021. Furthermore, The International Stock Exchange (TISE) has seen the number of listings increase from 2,272 in 2016 to 3,431 securities on its official list at end of June 2021. These are just some examples which explain why Jersey is now regarded as a premier international finance centre...

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Carey Olsen supports Konfio on funding round as it becomes Mexico's latest unicorn
Carey Olsen, October 2021

The valuation makes Konfio Mexico's fourth unicorn – a privately owned startup company with a valuation of more than US$1 billion. Konfio will use its latest funding to broaden its reach in the country and to make new acquisitions and integrations to improve its service platform and consolidate its offering as the operating system of choice for growing companies in Mexico...

Technology sector offers economic and employment opportunity for Bermuda
Carey Olsen, October 2021

Steven, who is chairing a virtual breakout session, 'Living, Employed and Deployed in Tech Central', at this week's Bermuda Tech Summit (13 – 15 October), said there was a misconception that job creation would be limited and only available in highly specialised technical roles...

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