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 > Banking, finance and capital markets

Heralded for its ‘breadth of knowledge, as well as engagement with the local community and governmental authorities‘, the banking and finance team at Carey Olsen has been proven to be adept in a number of different areas, most notably acquisition finance, aviation finance, corporate lending and fund finance matters. Taking the lead on many of the group’s noteworthy aviation finance and asset finance matters is the ‘diligent and knowledgeableRichard Munden , whereas Alistair Russell  is a trusted name for project finance and fund finance matters. Elsewhere within the department, Nick Bullmore  concentrates on structured finance mandates, Jarrod Farley  focuses on investment fund-related matters, and counsel Dylan Wiltermuth  is increasingly prominent in the capital markets space.

Cayman Islands > Regulatory and compliance

Led by Nick Bullmore  and Jarrod Farley , Carey Olsen’s team advises a mix of banks, corporates, investment managers, family offices, fund administrators and trust companies on various regulatory and compliance regimes that affect Cayman entities. Recently, it has assisted clients with new obligations relating to FATCA/CRS, country by country reporting, beneficial ownership registers, economic substance, and anti-money laundering and sanctions issues. It also has expertise in the Securities Investment Business Law, Mutual Funds Law and Private Funds Act regimes, along with the regulatory aspects of M&A.

Cayman Islands > Investment funds

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Carey Olsen’s investment fund group, which is jointly overseen by managing partners Nick Bullmore  and Jarrod Farley , regularly advises domestic and international investment funds on high-value launches, fund financing issues, downstream transactional work and regulatory and compliance requirements. Another active adviser in this space is Alistair Russell .

Cayman Islands > Corporate and commercial

Noted for its track record in representing London Stock Exchange-listed companies, Carey Olsen’s corporate team primarily handles public and private M&A transactions, corporate restructurings, private equity transactions and specialist shareholder advice. It is particularly active in the private equity space, where it advises on M&A, fundings, recapitalisations and divestments which involve Cayman Island incorporated companies. Managing partners Nick Bullmore  and Jarrod Farley , as well as finance specialists Richard Munden  and Alistair Russell , all have vast experience in this area.