The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

Carey Olsen

PO BOX 98, CAREY HOUSE, LES BANQUES, ST PETER PORT, GY1 4BZ, GUERNSEY
Tel:
Work 01481 727272
Fax:
Fax 01481 711052
Email:
Web:
www.careyolsen.com

Andrew Boyce

Tel:
Work 01481 732078
Email:
Carey Olsen

Work Department

Corporate; finance

Position

Andrew is a partner in the corporate and finance team and is recognised both locally and internationally for investment and finance transactions across all entity types. Andrew has specialist experience in the structuring and establishment of open and closed-ended investment funds and the credit and structured finance products related to them. In particular he has built an enviable reputation in his core expertise of private equity fund formation having advised a range of global investment houses as well as new managers on fund establishment, investment structuring, asset acquisitions and disposals and regulatory issues. Andrew's banking and finance expertise compliments his investment funds core practice and covers a range of credit types including capital call facilities, leveraged financing and asset finance. He has acted for global banking institutions and alternative credit providers as well as institutional borrowers. Andrew is instructed by leading UK, European and international law firms and financial institutions, and is recognised by global legal directories and publications. As a qualified British Virgin Islands lawyer Andrew also advises on the above in relation to British Virgin Islands law from his base in Guernsey.

Career

Attorney at Law of the Supreme Court of Trinidad and Tobago 1995; Farrara George-Creque & Kerins, BVI 1997; Barrister and Solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court 1997; In-house Counsel KPMG, BVI 1998-2000; Carey Olsen 2000; Solicitor of England and Wales 2002; Advocate of the Royal Court of Guernsey 2004; Partner Carey Olsen 2005.

Languages

English and French (conversational)

Member

Guernsey International Legal Association; Institute of Directors (Guernsey).

Education

Fatima College, Trinidad 1981-88; University of the West Indies (1993 LLB Hons); Sir Hugh Wooding Law School, Trinidad (1995 Legal Education Certificate); Université de Caen (2003 Certificat d'Etudes Juridiques Francaises et Normandes); Guernsey Bar (2004 Qualification Exams)


Guernsey

Banking and finance

Within: Leading individuals

Andrew Boyce - Carey Olsen

Within: Banking and finance

Carey Olsen handles a range of finance work, with a strong presence in top-tier investment fund finance and cross-border real estate finance deals. In fund finance, the firm handles large deals for well-known banks dealing with elite fund managers and the reverse, with some of the team having practices crossing over with fund formation. Andrew Boyce advises leading banks and heavyweight private equity managers in this space, with Ben Morgan's highlights including real estate finance transactions - Annette Alexander's practice covers both streams. Tom Carey's workload also includes advising leading private equity houses on fund finance transactions.

[back to top]

Corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Andrew Boyce - Carey Olsen

Within: Corporate and M&A

Carey Olsen handles the Guernsey aspects of heavyweight M&A deals, including public M&A and private equity deals. Tony Lane and Tom Carey handle complex cross-border M&A deals, with Andrew Boyce's practice including deals involving institutional investors, crossing over with his fund formation practice. Annette Alexander is another notable partner. is a key senior associate for M&A work. Senior associates Gemma Campbell and John Scanlan are also highly regarded.

[back to top]

Investment funds

Within: Leading individuals

Andrew Boyce - Carey Olsen

Within: Investment funds

Carey Olsen handles a mix of funds work, clearly leading some statistical measures of funds advice. The firm handles private funds work instructed via elite London firms for some of the global elite private equity fund sponsors, with Tom Carey, Annette Alexander, David Crosland, Andrew Boyce and Ben Morgan leading key work in this area; a number of those also have expertise in handling listed funds work. Chris Hutley-Hurst is a well-respected senior associate, as is Gemma Campbell, who co-operates with Alexander and Morgan on work for elite private equity houses.

[back to top]


Back to index

Legal Developments in Guernsey

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to
  • In re B; B v T (Court of Appeal, 11 July 2012)

    A trustee's duty of confidentiality has recently been discussed and to some extent clarified in the recent Guernsey Court of Appeal decision of In re B; B v T (Court of Appeal, 11 July 2012). This summary has been prepared to provide you with a summary of the case as well as the general issues raised, but is not intended to cover all matters or to provide commentary.   This summary does not constitute legal advice.
  • The Company Administration Regime in Guernsey

    Introduction 
  • Guernsey Image Rights Legislation

    The Image Rights (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Ordinance 2012 (the Ordinance) and The Image Rights (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2012
  • Guernsey Foundations

    The Foundations (Guernsey) Law, 2012 (Law) is awaiting Royal assent, expected to be given by the end of the year or early next year. Whilst Guernsey is not the first jurisdiction to provide for foundations, the Law does provide a number of unique options for individuals wishing to take advantage of the benefits provided by foundations. The purpose of this note is to provide both a general summary of the features of a Guernsey foundation, as well as a summary of these unique options that will be available under the Law.
  • Competitive Guernsey

    Guernsey has been considering the introduction of local competition law since at least 2005 and by bringing into effect The Competition (Guernsey) Ordinance, 2012 on 1 August 2012, has introduced an effective Competition Law regime, to regulate the same 3 core areas recognized in most competition regimes, namely the abuse of a dominant position, anti-competitive arrangements, and mergers and acquisitions.
  • Friendly Rivalry? The Competition Laws of the Channel Islands

    ‚ÄĘ New Competition Law for Guernsey in force on 1 August 2012 ‚ÄĘ Jersey and Guernsey now both regulate the abuse of a dominant position, anti-competitive arrangements, and mergers and acquisitions ‚ÄĘ Key differences between the islands' competition laws ‚ÄĘ Overall, a pan-Channel Island approach to regulation
  • Channel Islands Stock Exchange (CISX) Rule Change Update

    Ogier Corporate Finance Limited (OCFL) is the market leader in providing listing agent services for the listing of securities on the Channel Islands Stock Exchange (CISX or the Exchange) having sponsored over 445 listings.
  • Channel Island Stock Exchange, LBG - Listing of Securities of Investment Funds

    The Channel Islands Stock Exchange, LBG (the Exchange or CISX) commenced operations on 27 October 1998 and is intended to provide recognised facilities for the listing and trading of securities issued by companies and investment funds.
  • Investment funds in Guernsey

    The investment funds industry in Guernsey has achieved significant growth in recent years. Statistics show that as at 30 June 2011 there was £274.5 billion of assets under management in Guernsey.
  • Guernsey Companies Law - Office of the Registrar of Companies

    This memorandum has been prepared for the assistance of our clients in connection with the provisions relevant to the Office of the Registrar of Companies under the Companies (Guernsey) Law, 2008 (as amended) (the ‚ÄúCompanies Law‚ÄĚ).