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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, Claire Le Quesne, St Helier, JERSEY

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Claire Le Quesne

Tel:
Work +44 (0)1534 822216
Email:
Carey Olsen

Work Department

Banking and Finance; Corporate; Investment Funds

Position

Claire advises clients in respect of corporate, funds and banking matters.

Her principal practice area is corporate real estate and investment funds (both listed and non-listed). Claire has acted on numerous fund structurings and re-structurings, co-investments and portfolio acquisitions and refinancings. She acts for both lender and borrower on real estate finance transactions as well as for buyer and seller on M&A matters.

Career

Claire qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2005 (currently non-practising) working at London law firm Memery Crystal. She has been at Carey Olsen since 2006 and qualified as a Jersey advocate in 2011. In 2010 Claire spent four months on secondment at top PRC law firm King & Wood’s Shanghai office.

Education

Claire obtained her LLB and LPC at Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University.


Jersey

Investment funds

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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