Carey Olsen

Elizabeth Killeen

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Practice Areas

Banking and Finance; Corporate; Investment Funds; Regulatory; Taxation and Economic Substance Requirements; Private Client


Before joining Carey Olsen, Elizabeth was in-house counsel for a leading trust company in the BVI. During this time, Elizabeth served on the Executive Committee of the BVI Association of Registered Agents. As a result, Elizabeth regularly advises trust companies and registered agents in the BVI in relation to their AML obligations, record keeping requirements, regulatory and reporting requirements, and most recently on the BVI economic substance requirements.

In 2015, Elizabeth was seconded to Singapore, to help set-up Carey Olsen's Singapore office, but is now based in our BVI office.

Elizabeth was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 2006 (now non-practising) and as a solicitor in the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (BVI) in 2008.


Elizabeth has a broad range of experience in corporate, commercial and financial transactions. She advises on cross-border debt and equity financing, joint venture arrangements, IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, aircraft and asset financing, continuations in and out of the BVI, corporate governance, corporate reorganisations, directors' duties and voluntary liquidations. She advises clients on regulatory compliance in the BVI and structuring, forming and maintaining regulated investment funds.