Carey Olsen

Legal Services | Guernsey
tel: +441481727272 | fax: +44148171102
PO Box 98, Carey House, Les Banques | St Peter Port | GY1 4BZ | Guernsey


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


Of Counsel

Karen  Le Cras

Karen Le Cras

Partner and General Counsel
Andrew  Munro

Andrew Munro



Ruth  Abernethy

Ruth Abernethy

Senior Associate
Elliot  Aron

Elliot Aron

Senior Associate
Lisa  Bailey

Lisa Bailey

Steven  Balmer

Steven Balmer

Tim  Bamford

Tim Bamford

Senior Associate
Colin  Calvert

Colin Calvert

Senior Associate
Gemma  Campbell

Gemma Campbell

Senior Associate
James  Cooke

James Cooke

Senior Associate
Claire  Cooke

Claire Cooke

Leonie  Corfield

Leonie Corfield

Senior Associate
Rachel  Datta

Rachel Datta

Rachel  de la Haye

Rachel de la Haye

Senior Associate
Alexandria  du Jardin

Alexandria du Jardin

Senior Associate
Robin  Gist

Robin Gist

Senior Associate
Rachel  Jones

Rachel Jones

Senior Associate
Sarah  Kett

Sarah Kett

John  Le Tissier

John Le Tissier

Senior Associate
Andrew  Lister

Andrew Lister

Senior Associate
Daniel  Long

Daniel Long

Lois  Madden

Lois Madden

Alex  Mauger

Alex Mauger

Senior Associate
Kirsty  McGeough

Kirsty McGeough

Acsah  Nel

Acsah Nel

Shumona  Neswar

Shumona Neswar

Kieran  Ogilvie

Kieran Ogilvie

Jamie  Oldfield

Jamie Oldfield

Oliver  Orton

Oliver Orton

Emma  Penney

Emma Penney

Senior Associate
Robert  Quinn

Robert Quinn

Senior Associate
John  Scanlan

John Scanlan

Senior Associate
Julia  Schaefer

Julia Schaefer

Senior Associate
Allan  Skirrow

Allan Skirrow

Senior Associate
Sarah  Wallis

Sarah Wallis

Senior Associate
Michelle  Young

Michelle Young



Nigel  Carey

Nigel Carey

Miranda  Dunlop

Miranda Dunlop

Professional Support Lawyer
Mike  Eades

Mike Eades

John  Greenfield

John Greenfield

Graham  Hall

Graham Hall



Migrating a Company Into Guernsey

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...

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Carey Olsen acts in Gympass' acquisition of health chatbot Vitalk

The acquisition expands Gympass' wellness service offering and will see Vitalk incorporated as part of Wellz, Gympass' own mental health platform. It will enable Gympass subscribers to gain access to individual and group therapy sessions provided by qualified professionals, on-demand content, and clinical monitoring...

Carey Olsen advises on sale of LV Care Group

The transaction involved the acquisition by Emera Group, one of Europe's leading care groups, of a majority equity stake in the operating group with local founders, Nick Bettany (CEO) and Chris Shelton (COO), remaining as co-owners.  At the same time, Aedifica, a Belgian regulated real estate company listed on Euronext Brussels and Amsterdam, which is a specialised investor in healthcare real estate with a portfolio in excess of €5 billion, acquired several of the group's properties in Jersey and the Isle of Man...

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