Jasmine Amaria > Carey Olsen LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Carey Olsen LLP
Forum St Paul’s
33 Gutter Lane

Work Department

Corporate; Investment Funds; Banking and Finance; Listing Services; Family Office; Taxation and Economic Substance Requirements


Jasmine is a partner in Carey Olsen’s corporate practice, based in London.

Jasmine advises on both BVI and Cayman Islands corporate law and has significant experience in investment funds and corporate and finance matters, including fund formation, fund financing, general corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and shareholder arrangements as well as group reorganisations and restructurings. She also advises investment and private equity funds on distressed situations.

Jasmine regularly advises Indian companies and clients, as well as those looking to make foreign investments into India.


Jasmine trained and qualified at Slaughter and May, where she spent 9 years, prior to working for another offshore law firm.

Whilst at Slaughter and May, she advised investment banks and corporate clients in relation to capital markets and structured finance transactions, securitisations, IPOs, investment fund, private equity and banking structures as well as providing general commercial and corporate advice to clients.

In her last role, Jasmine focused on both alternative investment funds and private equity funds, and regularly advised on their establishment, on-going corporate transactions and financing activities. She has also advised clients on their fund restructurings and distressed situations.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Offshore firms in London > Offshore firms in London

(Leading individuals)

Jasmine AmariaCarey 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.

Foreign-based expertise > Leading firms

(Leading Individuals)

Jasmine AmariaCarey Olsen LLP

Standing out as a hallmark of quality in every jurisdiction in which it operates‘, Carey Olsen has ‘a compelling balance between legal excellence, commercial understanding and top-notch service‘. With practitioners spread across the UK and the Asia Pacific region, the firm’s ‘absolutely amazing global coverage‘ encompasses the full spectrum of BVI and Cayman-related work with notable expertise in corporate, finance and contentious mandates.

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From Carey Olsen LLP‘s London office, ‘very responsive‘ office managing partner Jasmine Amaria advises a broad range of clients on BVI and Cayman issues with a particular focus on corporate, fund and finance work, acting for clients based throughout the UK, Europe and the Middle East. Richard Brown is the key contact for contentious work and insolvency-related matters connected to the BVI; he works closely with Jan Golaszewski, who recently relocated from the firm’s Cayman office to London and is an expert in multijurisdictional litigation, arbitration and insolvencies. Counsel Sheba Raza also attracts praise from clients.
With a ‘dominant position‘ across Asia Pacific, Carey Olsen Hong Kong LLP‘s managing partner Michael Padarin handles BVI, Cayman and Bermuda-related work with a notable focus on the formation, operation and restructuring of a range of funds. Also in Hong Kong, Jeremy Lightfoot leads the dispute resolution practice and leverages his previous on-island experience in the BVI to handle high-profile commercial litigation, while James Webb focuses on debt transactions, and Henry Tucker regularly appears before the Bermuda Supreme Court. In Carey Olsen Singapore LLP, James Noble leads the litigation practice in Asia and is the only Cayman and BVI admitted litigator in Singapore, while office managing partner Anthony McKenzie handles a variety of corporate and commercial work. Tom Katsaros leads the funds team in Singapore and is also admitted to practice in Cayman.