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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, Robert Milner, St Helier, JERSEY

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Robert Milner

Tel:
Work 01534 822336
Email:
Carey Olsen

Work Department

Corporate and commercial, investment funds, finance.

Position

Robert is one of Jersey’s leading funds lawyers. He acts for a wide range of boutique and institutional fund managers and has extensive experience in establishing private, expert, unregulated and listed Jersey funds. He has particular expertise in establishing fund manager vehicles and structures, including migrating fund managers to Jersey from other jurisdictions.

Robert also advises on the establishment, financing and sale of Jersey vehicles holding UK and European-situate real estate (including JPUTs) and advises on the structuring and listing of REITs, having been a member of the TISE Rules Committee responsible for amending the listing rules to streamline the requirements for REITs.

Recent transactions include the establishment of the c$100bn SoftBank Vision Fund, the migration to Jersey and listing on the London Stock Exchange of EJF Investments Ltd, and the listing on TISE of each of GRIP REIT plc, Clipstone Logistics REIT plc and Bricklane Residential REIT plc. His hedge fund clients include Brevan Howard, BlueCrest, Systematica, Rokos and Altis.

Robert is ranked as a ‘leading individual’ by Legal 500, is described by Chambers as a 'leading funds lawyer' and is 'highly regarded' by IFLR 1000.

Career

Qualified as advocate 2003, the Royal Court of Jersey; joined Carey Olsen 2005 and made partner 2010. Publications of note: "LexisNexis Butterworths' The Law of Hedge Funds: A Global Perspective (Jersey chapter)"; PLC handbook on ‘Investment Funds’ (Jersey chapter).

Member

Jersey Law Society.

Education

Grey College, Durham; the College of Law, York.


Jersey

Investment funds

Within: Leading individuals

Robert Milner - Carey Olsen

Within: Investment funds

The investment fund lawyers at Carey Olsen ‘are fantastic – very commercial, practical, helpful and approachable’; clients feel they ‘can always pick up the phone and know the team will give high-quality, pragmatic advice’. Jointly led by the ‘excellentJames Mulholland and Robert Milner, with ‘the perfect balance of client-handling skills, legal acumen and commercial nous’, the practice represents clients such as SoftBank and Quinbrook Infrastructure. Christopher Griffin ‘worked diligently and swiftly’ to obtain JFSC approval for a Jersey eligible investor fund, and oversaw the launch of a self-managed, crypto-denominated fund as well as ARC Fiduciary’s initial coin offering. The group also handled a number of conversions of private fund structures to expert funds in accordance with the guidance set out by the regulator. Daniel O’Connor specialises in real estate financing and fund structuring mandates. Also notable are ‘proactive and solution-focused’ senior associate Nienke Malan, associate Joseph Barker-Willis and ‘smart and super responsive’ senior associate Claire Le Quesne, who one client describes as a ‘rising star’.

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