Anthony McKenzie > Carey Olsen > Tortola, British Virgin Islands > Lawyer Profile

Carey Olsen
RODUS BUILDING
ROAD REEF MARINA, PO BOX 3093
ROAD TOWN, TORTOLA
British Virgin Islands

Work Department

Banking and Finance; Corporate; Investment Funds; Regulatory; Listing Services

Position

Anthony is the head of our corporate practice in Singapore and has a broad range of experience in corporate, commercial and finance transactions across a number of jurisdictions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, secured and unsecured financing arrangements, preference share issues and capital markets transactions. He also has significant experience in advising clients on the structuring, formation and maintenance of regulated and unregulated investment funds in the Cayman Islands.

Career

Anthony was formerly with Allen & Overy LLP in London and Australia and Maples and Calder in the Cayman Islands. Before that he worked for Clayton Utz in Australia.

Anthony was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Western Australia and the High Court of Australia in 2002, as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 2006, as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands in 2007 and as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) in 2014.

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Offshore

Carey Olsen Singapore LLP has undergone further growth, particularly in the dispute resolution field with James Noble having joined from Harney Westwood & Riegels Singapore LLP in November 2019, followed by a series of lateral hires at the associate level. This has led to a rise in commercial disputes engagements, along with insolvency and restructuring matters. On the transactions side, Singapore managing partner and Asia head of corporate Anthony McKenzie and his team are active in downstream funds work, along with M&A transactions involving Chinese, Japanese and Indonesian clients; McKenzie and his department are particularly focused on the China market with a number of the group being Mandarin speakers and PRC qualified. Equity capital markets deals, including the listing of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), is another area of recent focus. McKenzie and Noble are also unique in the market, being dual-qualified in the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands.