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Carey Olsen

Carey Olsen  

Legal Services | Guernsey

tel: +441481727272 | fax: +44148171102
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

Karen Le Cras

Karen Le CrasPartner and General 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 Datta

Rachel DattaAssociate

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


Obstacles and Optimism: An Offshore Look at Chinese Outbound Investment
Carey Olsen, November 2021

What is your outlook for Chinese businesses and investment as we approach the end of 2021? China is, and will continue to be, the strongest market for offshore law firms in Asia...

Migrating a Company Into Guernsey
Carey Olsen, November 2021

The Process Migration is the process which allows an overseas company to be registered as a Guernsey company in accordance with the provisions of The Companies (Guernsey) Law, 2008 (as amended) (the "Law"). Effect of migration "Registered as a Guernsey company" means: • the company ceases to be registered as a company in the district, territory or place in which the company was incorporated or where it is now registered; and • the company becomes registered as a company at the Guernsey Registry (the "Registry"). For Guernsey law purposes, migration does not affect a company’s identity, property or rights and it does not create a new legal entity...

All articles submitted by Carey Olsen


Carey Olsen supports blockchain security firm CertiK in US$80m funding round
Carey Olsen, December 2021

The funding also brings CertiK's total valuation to nearly US$1 billion, and means the company has attracted total investment of just over US$140 million in three separate funding rounds since July, all of which Carey Olsen advised on...

Carey Olsen and Oakbridge support Fintonia on the launch of bitcoin fund
Carey Olsen, December 2021

Fintonia Bitcoin Physical Fund (Jersey) Limited is a Jersey Private Fund and sub-fund of Fintonia Liquid Funds VCC, a Singapore domiciled variable capital company. The fund's investment strategy is to provide investors long-only exposure to bitcoin against US dollars in a quick, safe and cost-efficient manner, while having the option to earn a yield on the fund's assets. All press submitted by Carey Olsen

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