Carey Olsen

Legal Services | Jersey
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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.

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Nichola  Aldridge

Nichola Aldridge

Senior Associate
Chris  Baglin

Chris Baglin

Rachael  Barber

Rachael Barber

James  Bell

James Bell

Holly  Brown

Holly Brown

Senior Associate
Thomas  Bulfin

Thomas Bulfin

Caitlin  Connor

Caitlin Connor

Senior Associate
Victoria  Cure

Victoria Cure

Sarah  Farrow

Sarah Farrow

Senior Associate
Nick  Ghazi

Nick Ghazi

Senior Associate
Lauren  Glynn

Lauren Glynn

Senior Associate
Lauren  Gray

Lauren Gray

Senior Associate
Jamie  Guyan

Jamie Guyan

Sophie  Hancock

Sophie Hancock

Senior Associate
Lyndsay  Houlette

Lyndsay Houlette

Senior Associate
Ameer  Jassat

Ameer Jassat

Steven  Khan

Steven Khan

Tsakani  Kona

Tsakani Kona

Michael  Kushner

Michael Kushner

Mike  Kushner

Mike Kushner

Russell  Layton

Russell Layton

Senior Associate - PSL
Tarina  Le Boutillier

Tarina Le Boutillier

Senior Associate
Elizabeth  Le Guillou

Elizabeth Le Guillou

Senior Associate
Tara  Lee

Tara Lee

Oliver  Lindop

Oliver Lindop

Senior Associate
Thomas  MacAdie

Thomas MacAdie

Senior Associate
Arindam  Madhuryya

Arindam Madhuryya

Senior Associate
Nienke  Malan

Nienke Malan

Senior Associate
Sharon  Mallet

Sharon Mallet

Senior Associate
John  McCormick

John McCormick

Rebecca  McQuillan

Rebecca McQuillan

Senior Associate
Mateen  Memon

Mateen Memon

Ashley  Morrison

Ashley Morrison

Senior Associate
Anna  Mouat

Anna Mouat

Penjani  Mseteka

Penjani Mseteka

Niamh  Murphy

Niamh Murphy

David  Patterson

David Patterson

Senior Associate
Aldo  Plater

Aldo Plater

Lucy  Robbins

Lucy Robbins

Dean  Robson

Dean Robson

Senior Associate
Mark  Slater

Mark Slater

Senior Associate
Sally  Smith

Sally Smith

Katherine  Tresca

Katherine Tresca

Senior Associate
Evija  Vanaga

Evija Vanaga



Nicholas  Crocker

Nicholas Crocker



On the horizon – the BVI to regulate virtual assets service providers

The Proposed VASP Bill primarily: (i) defines the virtual assets activities that require registration; (ii) prescribes the criteria for a virtual assets service provider (“VASP”) to register; (iii) sets out the ongoing requirements and obligations of VASPs; and (iv) specifies the enforcement and general powers of the Commission as well as the penalties for contravening or failing to comply with, a provision of the Proposed VASP Bill. Given the Proposed VASP Bill may change following the consultation phase, we have kept this note relatively brief and will produce a more detailed version once the law comes into force...

The cost of living crisis and maintenance orders

The Jersey Retail Price Index (“JRPI”), the main measure of inflation, was 7.9% higher in June 2022 than it was 12 months before - the highest rate of increase seen since 1992. 1 The next JRPI is due to be released in October 2022 and further significant increases are expected. Such a hefty rise in inflation is concerning – it is inevitable that people will suffer from a worrying financial squeeze.  One of the immediate issues being caused by this hike in the JRPI is in the context of maintenance orders, whether they be for spousal or child maintenance...

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Carey Olsen advises Ikigai Ventures Ltd on London listing

Ikigai was established to acquire companies with a specific focus on sustainability and ESG strategy as part of their core business. Consideration for an acquisition will likely be funded through the issuance of ordinary shares or convertible debt securities to the shareholders of the acquisition as well as capital raised through admission. Working alongside onshore counsel Pinsent Masons MPillay based in Singapore, the Carey Olsen team advising on the Guernsey legal and regulatory aspects of the admission comprised partner Tony Lane, counsel

Carey Olsen and Langham Hall support Telstra Ventures on launch of new US$350m venture fund

The Fund has raised US$350 million in commitments and aims to expand Telstra Ventures' diversified portfolio of technology focused companies, offering entrepreneurs access to revenue growth and accelerated global reach. The Carey Olsen team advising on the Guernsey legal and regulatory aspects of the Fund's establishment comprised partner David Crosland and counsel Andrew Tually...

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