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Carey Olsen

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

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Jeremy Garrood

Tel:
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Carey Olsen

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Dispute Resolution and Litigation

Position

Jeremy is an experienced offshore practitioner who has worked in Bermuda, the Caribbean and the Channel Islands, handling cases across the core offshore disciplines of trust, insolvency and company litigation.

Jeremy has strong insolvency and restructuring experience having dealt with numerous cross-border insolvencies, asset recovery/tracing cases and receiverships.  He has been instructed in factually and legally complex company law cases concerning minority shareholder actions, corporate governance disputes and schemes of arrangement, in the context of general operating companies, cell companies and other investment vehicles. He has also provided expert evidence on the law of Jersey in proceedings in the English High Court and Federal and State Courts in the United States.

As a trust practitioner Jeremy has had conduct of a number of high value contentious trusts law cases on behalf of beneficiaries and trustees for family and corporate trusts.  These cases have ranged from uncontroversial restructuring to truly contentious breach of trust claims.

Notable Jersey cases include In re Deansgate LLP (including [2015] JRC243 and others) enforcing an £85m security by way of a contentious restructuring, In re Palmerstone Estates Limited (including [2016 JRC066) the first appointment of a receiver in Jersey in a non-fraud context and Barclays et al v. Equity Trust (Jersey) Limited & Others (including [2013] JRC094) defending the former trustee of a €50m unit trust scheme.

Notable cases in other jurisdictions include American Patriot IA v. Mutual Holdings (Bda) Ltd [2012] CA(Bda) 3 Civ, In re Lehman Re Ltd (including [2011] Bda LR 26 and others) and Tensor Endowment Ltd v. New Stream Capital Fund Limited (including [2009] Bda LR 74 and others).  Reported English cases include Martin v. Medina HA Ltd [2007] 1 WLR 1965, Munt v. Beasley[2006] All ER(D) 29, Re a Company (7018 of 2001) [2002] All ER(D), Stevenson v. J Barnett & Co Limited [2004] All ER(D) 599 and Curley v. Parkes [2004] EWCA 1515.

Jeremy is a Member of INSOL and sits on the Executive Committee and the Legal Reform Committee of the Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Experts.  He is also a member of the Editorial Panel for INSOL World.  

Career

Jeremy became a partner at Carey Olsen in 2016.  He was called to the Bar in England in 1996 and spent 13 years in practice in London as a Barrister. He moved to Bermuda in 2009 and was called to the Bermudian Bar in 2010. Jeremy joined Carey Olsen in 2012 and was sworn in as a Jersey Advocate in 2014. He is also admitted as a Barrister of the Supreme Court of the Eastern Caribbean (BVI).

Member

Jeremy is a Member of INSOL and sits on the Executive Committee and the Legal Reform Committee of the Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Experts.  He is also a member of the Editorial Panel for INSOL World.


Jersey

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Jeremy Garrood - 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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