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Carey Olsen

Work Department



David has worked on a number of high profile transactions during his career in respect of UK and cross-border M&A, IPOs and private equity transactions. He has a particular focus at Carey Olsen on corporate finance (particularly AIM and main market listings of Jersey companies), mergers and acquisitions and general corporate advice.

David also has particular expertise in relation to large M&A transactions conducted via Jersey schemes of arrangement.


Prior to joining Carey Olsen in 2009, David trained and practised corporate law with an emphasis on private equity and M&A at the London office of the international law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges. 

David is a Jersey advocate and was called to the Jersey bar in December 2014.

Lawyer Rankings

Jersey > Corporate and commercial

(Rising stars)

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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.