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Carey Olsen

Corporate & Finance

4 ranked lawyersBand 1JerseyGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Maintains its leading reputation for significant corporate matters, with considerable expertise in M&A, restructuring and IPOs. Also offers excellent capabilities in securitisation and structured financing transactions. Counts a number of former magic circle corporate lawyers among its highly regarded roster of practitioners. Frequently acts for London Stock Exchange-listed clients. Offers expertise in Jersey schemes of arrangement.

Strengths

One interviewee comments: "They are extremely user-friendly and focused on delivering clear advice."

Another says: "They are very pragmatic, solution-oriented, and their execution is seamless."

A market commentator notes: "They are high-class, very precise and very efficient."

Work highlights

Advised Charterhouse Development capital on its GBP561 million acquisition of Tarsus via a Jersey scheme of arrangement.

Notable practitioners

Guy Coltman serves as head of department and is well regarded for his work on high-value corporate transactions, including M&A, IPOs and corporate finance.
"He is a great deal lawyer." "The calibre of service you get from him is extraordinary."

Kate Andrews operates a noteworthy finance-focused practice where she advises on a range of matters including acquisition financing and securitisation. She represents an array of clients including investment managers and companies.
"She is very good; she's easy to work with and goes above and beyond."

Peter German sustains a noteworthy practice encompassing corporate and banking elements. He frequently advises banks, asset managers and other corporate entities on M&A and financing transactions.
"He is very responsive and available."

Robin Smith acts for a range of clients including investment funds and lenders. He offers particular strengths with regard to real estate finance matters.
"He is very experienced, extremely responsive and has a huge depth of knowledge."

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Overview

Carey Olsen is the largest law firm in Jersey with 20-plus partners and 90-plus associates. We offer our clients the full range of corporate and finance, investment funds, dispute resolution and litigation, trust and private wealth as well as property legal advice.

We act for a diverse range of international and local organisations and represent more LSE-listed clients than any other offshore law firm (Corporate Advisers Rankings Guide). 

Our lawyers are skilled at creating new structures for commercial growth, advising on public and private mergers and acquisitions and completing exchange-based listings, as well as advising boards and shareholders.

The scale of our corporate practice enables us to structure the team according to our role, whether we are providing focused advice directly to our clients or acting in partnership with onshore advisers on complex international transactions. We match the level of resource to your requirements, expectations and deadlines, giving you the commercial agility to achieve your objectives.

Members

Ohlsson, Alex (Head of Department)

Allen, David

Andrews, Kate

Andrews, Kate

Carloni, Giulia

Coltman, Guy

Dalton, Fiona

Ecobichon, Matthew

German, Emma

German, Peter

German, Peter

Griffin, Christopher

Hancock, Sophie

Le Quesne, Claire

Macfarlane, Richard

Marks, Simon

McConnell, Laura

McQuillan, Rebecca

Milner, Robert

Morrison, Ashley

Patrinos, George

Patterson, David

Smith, Robin

Taylor, David

Townsend, Sarah

Tresca, Katherine

Willmott, James

Corporate & Finance

Carey Olsen

firm
Location

47 Esplanade

St Helier

Jersey

UK

JE1 0BD

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Jersey

Corporate & Finance


Guy Coltman
Band 2
Kate Andrews
Band 3
Peter German
Band 3
Robin Smith
Band 3