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Carey Olsen

Work Department

Dispute Resolution and Litigation, Restructuring and Insolvency, Investment Funds


Peter is counsel to the dispute resolution and litigation team in the Cayman Islands. He advises on all aspects of insolvency litigation, general banking and commercial litigation and non-contentious insolvency and restructurings.


Peter qualified as a solicitor of England and Wales in 2008. Prior to joining Carey Olsen in 2015, he worked for leading international firms in London and in Sydney, working on contentious and non-contentious insolvencies and restructurings. Peter has acted for insolvency practitioners and creditors in complex financial services firms and brokers insolvencies, and has advised creditors and debtors on large, cross-border restructurings. He also has banking and commercial litigation experience.

Peter was admitted as an attorney-at-law of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands in 2015.

Lawyer Rankings

Cayman Islands > Dispute resolution

(Next Generation Partners)

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Leveraging the firm’s ‘effortless international coordination’, Carey Olsen’s team has a particular restructuring and insolvency focus; the department is also instructed in shareholder disputes, and other general commercial litigation. Leading the dispute resolution team in Cayman, Jan Golaszewski also acts in multi-jurisdictional arbitration proceedings and regulatory matters. Sam Dawson, who has a particular focus on the financial services sector, attracts praise for being ‘very affable, contactable and practicable in his solutions-based approach’. Peter Sherwood and contentious trusts specialist Bernadette Carey are also highly regarded.