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Carey Olsen

Work Department

Banking and Finance; Corporate and Commercial; Regulatory; Restructuring and Insolvency


David is a partner in the Jersey corporate group. His practice covers a broad area of Jersey corporate and finance law, with a particular focus on M&A, private equity, corporate real estate, equity capital markets and debt and restructuring transactions. 

Representative clients include:

  • Nordic Capital
  • Canary Wharf Group
  • Lloyds Bank International
  • LCN Capital Partners
  • RoundShield Partners
  • Bridgepoint Advisers
  • Exponent Private Equity
  • Livingbridge
  • Jersey Development Company 
  • Stride Gaming PLC
  • XLMedia PLC
  • Wentworth Resources PLC
  • GlobalLogic
  • Checkout Payments Group
  • various ad hoc shareholder groups on activist matters / shareholder rights 
  • various ad hoc creditors and lenders on financing and restructuring transactions


David joined Carey Olsen in 2010, having trained and qualified as a solicitor in Scotland with Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP. He is a graduate of the University of Glasgow (LL.B; 2007) and the Glasgow Graduate School of Law (Dip. L.P., 2008). He is an Advocate of the Royal Court of Jersey and also a member of the Law Society of Scotland (Solicitor; currently non-practising).


University of Glasgow (LL.B; 2007) and the Glasgow Graduate School of Law (Dip. L.P., 2008).

Lawyer Rankings

Jersey > Corporate and commercial

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Carey Olsen handles a diverse range of top-level corporate work across sectors, including M&A deals, private equity transactions and JPUT deals concerning international real estate, as well as restructuring and complex and sensitive corporate governance matters. Practice head Guy Coltman is active in a range of mandates, including deals in the corporate services space and work in trading sectors including gaming. Alex Ohlsson‘s workload includes share deals and corporate work around elite London real estate, and James Willmott‘s work ranges from complex restructurings through to private equity deals. David Allen is a key counsel in the team, with David Taylor a July 2020 election to the partnership.