Annette Alexander > Carey Olsen (Guernsey) LLP > St Peter Port, Guernsey > Lawyer Profile
Carey Olsen (Guernsey) LLP Offices
PO BOX 98, CAREY HOUSE
ST PETER PORT
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Banking and Finance, Corporate, Investment Funds, Listings
Annette advises on a broad range of corporate matters with a particular emphasis on the establishment, regulation and operation of investment funds, regulatory compliance, capital markets and banking and finance.
She advises on the formation of all types of alternative investment funds, including private equity funds, listed funds, hedge funds, sustainable investment funds and property funds as well as banking and finance transactions. Annette advises many of the largest fund promoters and financial institutions both locally and internationally.
Annette was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland, Australia in 1997. Prior to joining Carey Olsen in 2001, Annette worked for Clayton Utz in Australia.
Annette was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 2004 (currently non-practising). She was called as an Advocate of the Royal Court of Guernsey in August 2008. She became a partner at Carey Olsen in 2016.
Lawyer Rankings(Leading individuals)
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.
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.(Leading individuals)
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.
Carey Olsen‘s broader corporate practice handles heavyweight London listings for Guernsey issuers, as well as listings on The International Stock Exchange (TISE). Tom Carey handles public M&A deals, while Tony Lane, Annette Alexander and David Crosland also handle TISE listings. In addition, Guernsey corporate and finance head Ben Morgan has listed funds expertise.
- Banking and finance - Guernsey
- Capital markets - Guernsey
- Corporate and M&A - Guernsey
- Investment funds - Guernsey
- Leading individuals - Guernsey > Banking and finance
- Leading individuals - Guernsey > Investment funds
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Banking and finance
- Capital markets
- Commercial property
- Corporate and M&A
- Dispute resolution
- Investment funds
- Private client, trusts and tax