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Carey Olsen

RODUS BUILDING, ROAD REEF MARINA, PO BOX 3093, ROAD TOWN, TORTOLA, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
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British Virgin Islands

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 4

Carey Olsen

Real estate finance is a key sector for Carey Olsen's BVI finance practice. The team advised Advanced Idea Holdings on the financing of London's 70 Gracechurch Street. Counsels Elizabeth Killeen and Sharon Mungall are experienced advisers, while Clinton Hempel, who divides his time between South Africa and the BVI, is the BVI practice group managing partner.

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Corporate and commercial
Corporate and commercial - ranked: tier 4

Carey Olsen

Carey Olsen's 'unique' BVI corporate practice is 'truly innovative in its approach and commercial in its outlook' and is 'great to work with' thanks to 'a diverse range of expertise and knowledge' in the 'highly personable' team; it is regularly involved in international M&A involving the BVI as a jurisdiction, and it has a strong reputation for advising BVI-registered clients listed on the London Stock Exchange and other exchanges. The 'vastly experienced' Clinton Hempel splits his time between South Africa and the BVI. Elizabeth Killeen and Sharon Mungall are highly regarded counsels; Killeen 'always goes the extra mile for clients' and 'always looks for effective solutions', and Mungall has 'second-to-none corporate knowledge'.

Next Generation Partners

Elizabeth Killeen - Carey Olsen

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

Carey Olsen

Carey Olsen's 'very strong' practice 'demonstrates excellent strength in depth' and covers corporate and commercial disputes and trust litigation. Representative work including shareholder disputes, fraud and asset-tracing, corporate investigations, professional negligence, and contractual claims. It also advises on liquidations and the enforcement of security. Highlights included acting for a number of defendants in a claim brought by fertiliser group JSC MCC Eurochem against former senior management to recover high-value sums proceeding from alleged bribes. Department head Ben Mays is 'simply excellent to work with', is 'head and shoulders above the rest' and is 'one of the top couple of dispute resolution lawyers in the BVI'; Tim Wright is an experienced senior associate.

Leading individuals

Ben Mays - Carey Olsen

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