Richard Brown > Carey Olsen LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Carey Olsen LLP
Forum St Paul’s
33 Gutter Lane

Work Department

Dispute Resolution and Litigation; Restructuring and Insolvency; Trusts and Private Wealth


Richard is a partner practising BVI law from Carey Olsen’s London office. Richard’s practise encompasses all aspects of BVI commercial disputes, but with a focus on insolvency and security enforcement, fraud and asset recovery, shareholder disputes and contentious trust matters. Richard has particular experience of obtaining interlocutory applications such as freezing injunctions and Norwich Pharmacal orders, often in support of foreign court proceedings or arbitrations.

Richard’s location in London enables him to advise clients in the EMEA region in a convenient time zone, and he works closely with the BVI-based litigation team to provide a seamless service to clients.

Richard is a solicitor advocate and has successfully represented clients as advocate in matters before both the BVI Commercial Court and the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal.


Richard started his career with Hogan Lovells in London, where he practised for eight years prior to moving to the BVI in 2013. Richard gained his higher rights of audience in the English Courts in 2010 and was admitted as a solicitor advocate in the BVI in 2013. Between 2015 and 2017, Richard worked for Carey Olsen in Jersey.


He is a member of the Insolvency Lawyers Association, R3, INSOL, RISA, and the Commercial Fraud Lawyers’ Association.

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Richard BrownCarey Olsen LLP

At Carey Olsen LLP, the group advises on BVI, Cayman Islands, Bermuda, Jersey and Guernsey matters from its London base. Under the leadership of Jasmine Amaria , the team has been active in large multi-jurisdictional financial mandates for global banks, as well as borrower counsel for corporate clients. Litigator Richard Brown handles all manners of commercial disputes with a focus on insolvency, asset recovery, and fraud related instructions. Co-head Jan Golaszewski has also strengthened the firm’s Cayman litigation offering after relocating to London in 2021, and is recommended for international disputes and arbitrations. Also in the team is counsel Sheba Raza  who focuses on Bermuda and BVI matters, particularly, restructuring transactions. Counsel Lizzie Chamberlain  joined from Macfarlanes LLP and has enhanced the group’s Jersey law expertise.