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Carey Olsen

Work Department

Corporate; M&A; Investment Funds; Listing Services


Tony advises on all aspects of corporate law in Guernsey, with a particular focus on transformative corporate transactions including private mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers, schemes of arrangement, stock exchange listings, equity investments and joint ventures.

Tony also advises on issues of corporate governance, shareholder rights and the conduct of regulated business in Guernsey, and advises on the establishment, management and regulation of investment funds in Guernsey, as well as the establishment of private investment structures.

Tony arranges listings of investment funds, trading companies and bonds on The International Stock Exchange, including acting as sponsor (through Carey Olsen Corporate Finance Limited) and advising on compliance with the continuous obligations associated with a TISE listing.


Tony joined Carey Olsen in August 2008 having previously been a partner and head of corporate at Wedlake Bell in London. Tony qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 1998 (currently non-practising) and was called as an Advocate of the Royal Court of Guernsey in 2010. He was made a partner at Carey Olsen in 2015.

Lawyer Rankings

Guernsey > Corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

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Carey Olsen‘s team is well-versed in high-value international M&A and corporate restructurings involving Guernsey structures. It also has a strong local profile, and is instructed by buyers and sellers alike in Guernsey M&A deals, with a client list including London stock exchange-listed corporates domiciled on the island, where clients believe the firm is ‘best in class‘. Tom Carey ‘s practice encompasses private equity, investment funds and restructuring deals; he jointly heads the group alongside Tony Lane , who has experience across M&A, public takeovers, schemes of arrangement and capital market listings. Andrew Boyce  is the team’s funds expert, with a strong track-record in structuring and establishing open- and closed-ended investment funds. Senior associate Arya Hashemi is recommended for cross-border M&A and competition law issues.