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Carey Olsen

47 ESPLANADE, ST HELIER, JE1 0BD, JERSEY
Tel:
Work 01534 888900
Fax:
Fax 01534 887744
Email:
Web:
www.careyolsen.com
Carey Olsen, William Grace, St Helier, JERSEY

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William Grace

Tel:
Work 01534 822361
Email:
Carey Olsen

Work Department

Litigation banking; litigation commercial; fraud.

Position

Partner advising Jersey’s finance industry and international clients on financial services-related disputes, whether civil, criminal, regulatory or a combination. This includes advisory work and advocacy. His specific experience is in money laundering (including corruption), disputes in the banking, trusts and funds sectors, sanctions, production orders, insider dealing, reporting duties, asset recovery, reciprocal enforcement and international mutual assistance generally. He places particular emphasis on working alongside clients and their in-house lawyers/compliance staff and other external advisers to implement risk-management-based solutions to disputes in the regulated sector. He is experienced in politically sensitive and complex matters involving multiple legal issues and jurisdictions. He often advises on higher risk business in the financial services regulated sector, whether that is in client take on, transactional support or M&A support.

Career

Trained England; qualified as an advocate of the Royal Court of Jersey 1999; previously partner at another Jersey law firm; joined Carey Olsen 2002; partner 2006.

Member

He is a member of the Royal Court Rules Committee advising and assisting the Royal Court with its rule-making capacity.


Jersey

Dispute resolution

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William Grace - Carey Olsen

Within: Dispute resolution

Carey Olsen is ‘at the forefront of dispute resolution in Jersey’ thanks to its ‘enormously experienced and talented’ team. Known for his ‘great legal brain and silky advocacy’, John Kelleher spearheads the six-partner offering, which recently welcomed counsel Michael Goulbourn from First Names. The ‘authoritative, precise and clearWilliam Grace advised the United States government on Jersey law issues pertaining to the enforcement of a financial order in criminal proceedings; Jeremy Garrood is currently representing Investec as the senior secured creditor in enforcement and insolvency proceedings against the Jersey interest of a high-net-worth individual; and Marcus Pallot, who ‘has extremely good tactical awareness’, continues to act for Faircliff Property in the recovery of fraud losses. Other notable contacts include ‘excellent advocateRichard Holden, the ‘user-friendlyAndreas Kistler and Stephen Fitzgerald, who can ‘get to grips with an issue in a frighteningly short amount of time’.

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