Will Whitehead > Carey Olsen > St Helier, Jersey > Lawyer Profile

Carey Olsen

Work Department

Property law; Private Client; Relocation Services, Real Estate Finance; Regulatory


Will specialises in commercial property transactons and regulatory matters. Particular areas of practice include real estate acquisitions and disposals (including leasehold structures) and advising on construction and development projects.

Will also advises on local property financing transactions (both commercial and residential).

Will acts for a number of international investors, local businesses and financial institutions, on a broad range of commercial property transactions. He is regularly instructed on commercial real estate financing transactions, and provides local procurement, planning and regulatory advice on development and construction projects.  Will also advises on property aspects of corporate acquisitions including due diligence reviews and reports on property interests.

Will is recognised as a ‘Rising Star’ in the latest edition of Legal 500.


Will joined Carey Olsen in 2005 and was admitted as a lawyer of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia, in 2006. He was admitted as an Advocate of the Royal Court of Jersey in 2019.

Lawyer Rankings

Jersey > Commercial property

(Rising stars)

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Christopher Philpott is the key name in a Carey Olsen practice that handles sales of prime real estate in Jersey, with a number of mandates for prestigious public and private sector clients. Other work concerns commercial leases, transactions involving development sites and real estate finance. Alex Ohlsson‘s broad practice includes managing the firm’s relationship with Jersey Development Company (the government’s property development arm). Part of the disputes practice, John Kelleher‘s work includes property and planning litigation. Will Whitehead is a key counsel.