Claire Le Quesne > Carey Olsen > St Helier, Jersey > Lawyer Profile

Carey Olsen

Work Department

Banking and Finance; Corporate; Investment Funds


Claire advises clients in respect of corporate, funds and banking matters.

Her principal practice area is corporate real estate and investment funds (both listed and non-listed). Claire has acted on numerous fund structurings and re-structurings, co-investments and portfolio acquisitions and refinancings. She acts for both lender and borrower on real estate finance transactions as well as for buyer and seller on M&A matters.


Claire qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2005 (currently non-practising) working at London law firm Memery Crystal. She has been at Carey Olsen since 2006 and qualified as a Jersey advocate in 2011. In 2010 Claire spent four months on secondment at top PRC law firm King & Wood’s Shanghai office.


Claire obtained her LLB and LPC at Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University.

Lawyer Rankings

Jersey > Investment funds

(Rising stars)

Claire Le QuesneCarey Olsen

Carey Olsen is active across leading deals and more esoteric matters in private equity, real estate funds and hedge funds. James Mulholland handles heavyweight traditional real estate, private equity and secondaries, as does Robert Milner, who advises in spaces ranging from TISE-listed REITs to hedge funds. Daniel O’Connor handles a number of private equity matters, advising managers including Nordic Capital. Christopher Griffin, alongside a range of work that includes both private equity and hedge funds, also has particular expertise in crypto assets. Claire Le Quesne is a notable counsel, and Nienke Malan is a key senior associate with expertise in a range of structures.