Andrew Boyce > Carey Olsen (Guernsey) LLP > St Peter Port, Guernsey > Lawyer Profile

Carey Olsen (Guernsey) LLP
PO BOX 98, CAREY HOUSE
LES BANQUES
ST PETER PORT
GY1 4BZ
Guernsey

Work Department

Corporate; finance

Position

Andrew is a partner in the corporate and finance team and is recognised both locally and internationally for investment and finance transactions across all entity types. Andrew has specialist experience in the structuring and establishment of open and closed-ended investment funds and the credit and structured finance products related to them. In particular he has built an enviable reputation in his core expertise of private equity fund formation having advised a range of global investment houses as well as new managers on fund establishment, investment structuring, asset acquisitions and disposals and regulatory issues. Andrew’s banking and finance expertise compliments his investment funds core practice and covers a range of credit types including capital call facilities, leveraged financing and asset finance. He has acted for global banking institutions and alternative credit providers as well as institutional borrowers. Andrew is instructed by leading UK, European and international law firms and financial institutions, and is recognised by global legal directories and publications. As a qualified British Virgin Islands lawyer Andrew also advises on the above in relation to British Virgin Islands law from his base in Guernsey.

Career

Attorney at Law of the Supreme Court of Trinidad and Tobago 1995; Farrara George-Creque & Kerins, BVI 1997; Barrister and Solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court 1997; In-house Counsel KPMG, BVI 1998-2000; Carey Olsen 2000; Solicitor of England and Wales 2002; Advocate of the Royal Court of Guernsey 2004; Partner Carey Olsen 2005.

Languages

English and French (conversational)

Memberships

Guernsey International Legal Association; Institute of Directors (Guernsey).

Education

Fatima College, Trinidad 1981-88; University of the West Indies (1993 LLB Hons); Sir Hugh Wooding Law School, Trinidad (1995 Legal Education Certificate); Université de Caen (2003 Certificat d’Etudes Juridiques Francaises et Normandes); Guernsey Bar (2004 Qualification Exams)

Lawyer Rankings

Guernsey > Banking and finance

(Hall of Fame)

Andrew BoyceCarey Olsen

Carey Olsen handles a range of finance work, with a strong presence in top-tier investment fund finance and cross-border real estate finance deals. In fund finance, the firm handles large deals for well-known banks dealing with elite fund managers and the reverse, with some of the team having practices crossing over with fund formation. Andrew Boyce advises leading banks and heavyweight private equity managers in this space, with Ben Morgan‘s highlights including real estate finance transactions – Annette Alexander‘s practice covers both streams. Tom Carey‘s workload also includes advising leading private equity houses on fund finance transactions.

Guernsey > Investment funds

(Leading individuals)

Andrew BoyceCarey Olsen

Carey Olsen handles a mix of funds work, clearly leading some statistical measures of funds advice. The firm handles private funds work instructed via elite London firms for some of the global elite private equity fund sponsors, with Tom Carey, Annette Alexander, David Crosland, Andrew Boyce and Ben Morgan leading key work in this area; a number of those also have expertise in handling listed funds work. Chris Hutley-Hurst is a well-respected senior associate, as is Gemma Campbell, who co-operates with Alexander and Morgan on work for elite private equity houses.

Guernsey > Corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Andrew BoyceCarey Olsen

Carey Olsen handles the Guernsey aspects of heavyweight M&A deals, including public M&A and private equity deals. Tony Lane and Tom Carey handle complex cross-border M&A deals, with Andrew Boyce‘s practice including deals involving institutional investors, crossing over with his fund formation practice. Annette Alexander is another notable partner. is a key senior associate for M&A work. Senior associates Gemma Campbell and John Scanlan are also highly regarded.