Jarrod Farley > Carey Olsen > Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands > Lawyer Profile

Carey Olsen
Cayman Islands

Work Department

Banking and Finance; Corporate; Investment Funds; Property Law; Regulatory; Listing Services; Relocation Services; Taxation and Economic Substance; Private Client


Jarrod is a partner in Carey Olsen’s Cayman Islands office. He advises on all corporate and commercial aspects of Cayman Islands law and regulation, with a particular emphasis on investment funds.

Jarrod has considerable experience of advising on the establishment of both regulated and unregulated investment funds in the Cayman Islands and of advising investment funds and other vehicles on transactional, financing and compliance matters, including local business licensing.


Jarrod was previously a partner at Maples and Calder in the Cayman Islands, where he worked from 2004, prior to which he worked for Slaughter and May in London.

Jarrod was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 2000 and as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands in 2004. He is also admitted as a notary public in the Cayman Islands.

Lawyer Rankings

Cayman Islands > Regulatory and compliance

The ‘extremely knowledgeable and customer-oriented’ group at Carey Olsen advises on a wide range of regulatory and compliance issues in the Cayman Islands. The team’s regulatory and compliance expertise primarily lies in advising financial services clients including banks, corporations, investment managers, family offices, fund administrators and trust companies. The department has experience assisting clients with anti-money laundering and sanctions issues, data protection law, M&A due diligence, Economic Substance work, beneficial ownership mandates and licence applications. Jarrod Farley is ‘extremely responsive and efficient’ and is the key lawyer operating in the regulatory space. Managing partner Nick Bullmore also contributes his funds expertise.

Cayman Islands > Investment funds

(Leading individuals)

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Focused on ‘building a long-term relationship with clients and putting the clients’ needs first always’, Carey Olsen’s investment fund group comprises managing partners Nick Bullmore and Jarrod Farley, both of whom have growing practices in this area. Experienced with fund establishment and fund financing matters, Bullmore displays an ‘in-depth knowledge of the law’, while Farley also has experience of advising investment funds and other vehicles on transactional and compliance matters.

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.