Firm Profile > Carey Olsen LLP > London, England

Carey Olsen LLP
Forum St Paul's
33 Gutter Lane

Offshore firms in London Tier 2

Carey Olsen can offer clients both Caribbean and Channel Islands law advice from its London office, with finance acting as a core area of expertise. The firm refreshed its London team by the recruitment of Jasmine Amaria from Walkers - she has a track record of advising on Cayman and BVI matters, and is well-connected in India. Boosting the senior ranks, Richard Brown returned to the firm as a partner from Harneys, where he was a senior associate, and Jersey advocate Andrea Steel joined as counsel from an in-house role at Saltgate Investment Services, bringing with her funds regulatory expertise. The firm has a wealth of senior associates in London, including Jersey advocate Bryony Bird, private wealth specialist Guernsey advocate Nina Clift and BVI-qualified solicitor-advocate Paul Griffiths. Nic Journeaux is now at Ogier in Jersey and counsel Claire McConway departed to become a partner at onshore firm Wedlake Bell LLP.

Key clients

Stephen Akers and Mark McDonald (Grant Thornton)

Ping An Bank and Borrelli Walsh

David and Christopher St George


Stars Group

JTC Fund Solutions (Guernsey) Limited

Carey Olsen established its London office in 2002. Since this time, the London base has played an important role in providing clients and contacts in the UK with direct access to Carey Olsen’s offshore legal services.

The London team provides a broad range of offshore legal advice relating to the laws of the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey, including corporate and finance, investment funds and dispute resolution and litigation. The office does not provide legal advice under the laws of England and Wales.

Carey Olsen works alongside all of the major international law firms, accountancy firms and insolvency practitioners and its clients include global financial institutions, investment funds, private equity houses, multi-national corporations and sovereign wealth funds.

The firm: The firm offers a partner-led approach. It employs 450 people and its 50-plus partners head up a total complement of 235 lawyers. It provides legal services in relation to all areas of corporate and finance law, investment funds, trusts and private wealth, dispute resolution and property law.

The firm works with an extensive range of clients, including many of the world’s leading banks, insurance companies, investment funds, private equity houses, real estate firms, sovereign wealth funds, publicly listed companies, ultra-high-net-worth individuals and governments. The firm is often instructed by or works alongside leading legal and other professional advisers on complex international transactions and cases.

Carey Olsen is the largest law firm in Guernsey and in Jersey, with more Tier 1 practice area rankings than any other firm.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate Jasmine Amaria
Investment funds Jasmine Amaria
Banking and finance Jasmine Amaria
Listing services Jasmine Amaria
Regulatory Jasmine Amaria
Restructuring and insolvency Richard Brown
Regulatory Richard Brown
Dispute resolution and litigation Richard Brown
Listing services Colin Masterton
Investment funds Colin Masterton
Investment funds Andrea Steel
Regulatory Andrea Steel
Banking and finance Bryony Bird
Trusts and private wealth Nina Clift
Restructuring and insolvency Paul Griffiths
Dispute resolution and litigation Paul Griffiths
Listing services Matthew Brehaut
Investment funds Matthew Brehaut
Banking and finance Rose Clements
Banking and finance Vaishali Gupta
Corporate Arya Hashemi
Corporate Vicky La
Banking and finance Imogen Payne
Corporate Emma Penney
Photo Name Position Profile
 Jasmine Amaria  photo Jasmine Amaria
 Bryony Bird photo Bryony Bird
 Matthew Brehaut  photo Matthew Brehaut
 Richard Brown  photo Richard Brown
 Nina Clift  photo Nina Clift
 Paul Griffiths  photo Paul Griffiths
 Vaishali Gupta  photo Vaishali Gupta
 Arya Hashemi  photo Arya Hashemi
 Vicky La  photo Vicky La
 Colin Masterton  photo Colin Masterton
 Imogen Payne  photo Imogen Payne
 Emma Penney  photo Emma Penney
 Andrea Steel  photo Andrea Steel