Alistair Russell > Carey Olsen > Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands > Lawyer Profile

Carey Olsen
Cayman Islands

Work Department

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


Alistair is a partner in the corporate and finance group of Carey Olsen in the Cayman Islands and advises on all aspects of finance, corporate, investment funds and commercial law.

He has advised clients on a broad range of transactions including financing, private equity, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets.


Alistair was formerly with Skadden, Arps, Slate Meagher & Flom and Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, each in London.

Alistair was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 2008 and as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands in 2013.


Alistair obtained a Bachelor of Civil Law with distinction from Christ Church, Oxford University, and an LLB with first class honours from Kings College London.

Lawyer Rankings

Cayman Islands > Corporate and commercial

Carey Olsen has ‘assembled a team of experienced practitioners who seek direct engagement with their clients’, which includes many London Stock Exchange-listed corporations. Jointly led by managing partners Jarrod Farley and the ‘tremendously knowledgeable and approachableNick Bullmore, the corporate department focuses on public and private M&A transactions, corporate restructurings, private equity transactions and specialist shareholder advice. Finance specialists Alistair Russell and Richard Munden are other names to note.

Cayman Islands > Banking, finance and capital markets

As part of the firm’s broad corporate and commercial department, the banking and finance team at Carey Olsen is highly adept at handling acquisition finance, aviation finance, corporate lending and fund finance matters. Within the team, Richard Munden is noted for his ‘depth of expertise‘ in aviation finance and other asset finance matters, namely asset-backed securitisations. Alistair Russell is highly regarded for his fund financing specialism. Further names to note include structured finance expert Nick Bullmore, investment fund specialist Jarrod Farley and counsel Dylan Wiltermuth, who is particularly active in the capital markets arena.