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

Carey Olsen
British Virgin Islands

Work Department

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


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.


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 grown considerably in the last two years; it now has the largest litigation team amongst the offshore firms in Singapore, landing a high proportion of shareholder disputes that fall under Cayman and BVI law. Restructurings and insolvencies are also a major forte for the group, which has a strong focus on the China market. On the transactional side, the Singapore team is active in corporate and M&A deals, capital markets offerings, financings and investment fund formations. The group is also active in capital markets including those by SPACs and Southeast Asia-based unicorns looking to fundraise on US exchanges. In the funds segment, it advises a range of private equity, hedge, venture capital and special situations funds. Bilateral secured financings for Chinese and Southeast Asia banks are also a feature of the Singapore practice. Anthony McKenzie heads the Singapore office and the Asia corporate practice. James Noble leads the litigation, insolvency and restructuring team in Asia.