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’s ‘deep experience and practicality’ in corporate matters makes it a strong choice for a number of early-stage and established companies seeking assistance with high-value transactions. The practice is jointly led by investment funds specialists Nick Bullmore and Jarrod Farley; aviation finance expert Richard Munden, and the ‘highly recommendedAlistair Russell, an experienced adviser who draws superlative praise from clients. Counsel Dylan Wiltermuth is recommended for his capabilities in financial services and energy sector deals.

Cayman Islands > Banking, finance and capital markets

Fielding a seasoned team of experienced practitioners, Carey Olsen LLP is noted for its proficiency in bank-side financing matters ranging from large-cap funds and domestic projects to Latin American fast-growth company funding rounds. The practice is jointly led by Cayman managing partner Nick Bullmore; investment fund specialist Jarrod Farley; aviation and shipping finance focused Richard Munden; and Alistair Russell, noted for his burgeoning fund finance practice. Counsel Dylan Wiltermuth is a prolific adviser in debt and equity capital markets matters.