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Carey Olsen

WILLOW HOUSE, PO BOX 10008, CRICKET SQUARE, GRAND CAYMAN, KY1-1001, CAYMAN ISLANDS
Tel:
Work +1 345 749 2000
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Web:
www.careyolsen.com
Cape Town, Grand Cayman, Hamilton, Hong Kong, London, Singapore and 3 more

Cayman Islands

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 4

Carey Olsen

Carey Olsen's practice comprises acquisition finance, fund finance and real estate finance; the group increasingly acts as listing agent on the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange. Nick Bullmore, Jarrod Farley and Alistair Russell are experienced practitioners.

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Corporate and commercial
Corporate and commercial - ranked: tier 3

Carey Olsen

Carey Olsen's corporate team assists with M&A, joint ventures, corporate regulation, compliance and corporate structuring. Recent work includes the team providing Cayman legal advice to Bank of NT Butterfield & Son on the acquisition of Deutsche Bank’s banking and custody business in Cayman; it also provided Cayman advice to Equinix on the acquisition of the Zenium data centre business in Istanbul. The names to note are Cayman managing partner Jarrod Farley, Nick Bullmore and Alistair Russell. Counsel Dylan Wiltermuth joined from Appleby.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Carey Olsen

Carey Olsen's recent growth saw former Maples and Calder partner Matthew Crawford join as consultant. The 'clever and commercial' practice is 'at the top of its game' and 'knows the law well, creating excellent litigation strategies to deliver commercial outcomes'; its recent work includes fraud claims, restructuring and insolvency matters, complex trust proceedings and actions involving dissenting shareholder groups seeking fair-value payments for their shareholdings upon buy-outs. It acted for Liongate Multi Strategy Fund in a claim against, among others, its former directors for breach of fiduciary duty; the claim involved a successful application for a freezing injunction over assets that were allegedly misappropriated. Jan Golaszewski is the Cayman dispute resolution head, and 'experienced litigator' Sam Dawson has 'great technical awareness' and extensive expertise in complex cross-border commercial disputes, with a primary focus on the financial services sector. Peter Sherwood is a highly regarded counsel.

Leading individuals

Jan Golaszewski - Carey Olsen

Next Generation Partners

Peter Sherwood - Carey Olsen

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Investment funds
Investment funds - ranked: tier 3

Carey Olsen

Led by managing partner Jarrod Farley, Carey Olsen's growing practice includes Nick Bullmore and Alistair Russell. Farley advises on the establishment of both regulated and unregulated investment funds in Cayman and assists investment funds and other vehicles with transactional, financing and compliance matters, including local business licensing. Bullmore recently worked alongside Kirkland & Ellis LLP in New York to advise Balbec Capital Partner on its third global credit fund, InSolve Global Credit Fund III.

Leading individuals

Jarrod Farley - Carey Olsen

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