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Carey Olsen

Dispute Resolution

3 ranked lawyersBand 3British Virgin IslandsGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Maintains a very strong market reputation, having bolstered its team following recent lateral hires from the Maples Group and Bedell Cristin. Handles a variety of high-value trust litigation and general commercial cases, including shareholder disputes. Expertise also extends to fraud claims, asset tracing and insolvency proceedings.

Strengths

Interviewees praise the firm for its "good grasp of legal issues," adding: "They're well coordinated, technically strong and a pleasure to deal with."

Notable practitioners

Alex Hall Taylor QC joined Carey Olsen in September 2020 after leaving the Maples Group. Although a relative newcomer to the BVI, he has already established himself as a go-to figure, winning plaudits from clients and fellow practitioners alike. Reflecting the views of many, a source stated: "He is stunningly quick-witted and fast to grasp the details of a complex matter." His wide-ranging experience covers all aspects of company, fraud and insolvency disputes.

Simon Hall joined Carey Olsen in December 2020 after leaving the Maples Group. The market holds him in high esteem, with several interviewees identifying him as a young lawyer who has great potential. Typical comments highlight his efficiency and strong advocacy skills.

Tim Wright rejoined Carey Olsen in December 2020 after a year with Bedell Cristin. Commentators are greatly impressed with his skills, stating that he is a "very likeable and very down to earth" individual who is also "very smart and capable."

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Overview

Our BVI office was established in 2013 and our experienced team has an in-depth knowledge of BVI's law and regulation that spans two decades.

We offer our clients the full range of legal advice regarding corporate and finance, investment funds, dispute resolution, insolvency, and trusts and private wealth. We have the international experience to provide accurate, efficient legal services for all transactions involving the BVI, including where BVI entities form part of a wider multi-jurisdictional structure. We also provide clients with access to BVI company management services through our affiliate CO Services.

We work alongside all the major international law firms, accountancy firms and insolvency practitioners and our clients include global financial institutions, investment funds, private equity houses, multi-national corporations, sovereign wealth funds, high net worth individuals, family offices, directors, trustees and private clients.

We also have BVI-qualified lawyers in our Hong Kong, Singapore, London and Cape Town offices ensuring we are able to provide BVI legal advice across all time zones.

Members

Hall Taylor, Alex (Head of Department)

Brown, Richard

Carey, Bernadette

Griffiths, Paul

Hall, Simon

Malik, Sara

O'Connell, Catherine

Olarou, Denis

Prusskaya, Izabella

Stoute, Graham

Dispute Resolution

Carey Olsen

firm
Location

Rodus Building

PO Box 3093

Road Town

Tortola

British Virgin Islands

VG1110

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British Virgin Islands

Dispute Resolution


Alex Hall Taylor QC
Band 2
Simon Hall
Associates to watch
Tim Wright
Up and Coming