Richard Munden > Carey Olsen > Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands > Lawyer Profile

Carey Olsen
Cayman Islands

Work Department

Banking and Finance; Corporate


Richard advises on a wide range of corporate and finance transactions with particular expertise in aviation finance and other asset finance matters including asset-backed securitisations. He also specialises in financing for hedge funds and private equity funds, debt capital market transactions, equity issues and joint venture and shareholder arrangements across a wide range of industries.


Richard joined Carey Olsen in 2018 and previously worked as a partner at another offshore law firm in the Cayman Islands.

Prior to moving to the Cayman Islands, he was general counsel and part of the early stage management team of Vueling Airlines in Barcelona. After the IPO of the airline he was appointed Head of Fleet. Whilst in-house Richard worked on a range of commercial projects and was heavily involved in the aircraft finance and leasing market, leading his airline’s fleet acquisition program and manufacturer negotiations. Before his in-house role Richard was part of the finance group at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London and Madrid.

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.