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A personal approach to global business

Carey Olsen is a leading offshore law firm.

We advise on Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey law across a global network of nine international offices.

We are a full service law firm working across banking and finance, corporate and M&A, investment funds and private equity, trusts and private wealth, dispute resolution, insolvency and property law.

Our clients include global financial institutions, investment funds, private equity houses, multi-national corporations, public organisations, sovereign wealth funds, ultra high net worth individuals, family offices, directors, trustees and private clients. 

We work alongside all of the major onshore law firms, accountancy firms and insolvency practitioners on corporate transactions and matters involving our jurisdictions.

Our advice is delivered by an approachable and experienced team of globally-minded lawyers who work in partnership with our clients to help them achieve their objectives. We have the expertise and resources to handle the most complex international transactions combined with a personal approach to business.

In the face of opportunities or challenges, our clients know that the advice and guidance they receive from us will be based on a complete understanding of their goals and objectives combined with outstanding client service, technical excellence and commercial insight.

Whether playing a lead or a supporting role, we always look at the bigger picture.

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Our firm is led by 78 partners

300+

With more than 300 lawyers we are one of the largest offshore law firms

650+

We have over 650 people across nine international offices

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We practise Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey law

Our Associations

Discover our professional associations here.

Our Associations

Our Community

By actively participating in and contributing to our local communities, we can also have a positive impact on the wider world around us. 

Discover our community here.

Our Community

Our approach to ESG

Learn about our approach to environmental, social and governance (ESG) here.

APPROACH TO ESG

 

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Why instruct us?

  1. Leadership

    We provide partner led advice
  2. Proven

    We have the strength in depth to handle the most complex and specialist work
  3. Location

    We operate across all time zones and key financial markets
  4. Advisers

    Our lawyers advise on significant legislative changes and industry developments
  5. Reputation

    We are consistently ranked as a top tier law firm in the leading legal directories
  6. Experience

    We provide value by effectively delegating work to talented lawyers at the appropriate level
  7. Trusted

    We have deep and long-lasting relationships with our clients, intermediaries and regulators
  8. Established

    Founded in 1898, we are one of the oldest offshore law firms

Our credentials

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We work with all of the world's top 25 law firms.

680+bn

We advise more Channel Islands funds by asset value than any other offshore law firm

8/10

We advise 8/10 of the world's largest private equity real estate firms

1st

We have 20 Tier One rankings in The Legal 500 UK - more than any other offshore law firm

1,800+

We advise more investment funds in the Channel Islands than any other offshore law firm

9/10

We advise 9/10 of the world's largest private equity firms

10/10

We advise 10/10 of the world's largest banks

1st

We advise over 90 LSE-listed clients - more than double the number of the next nearest offshore law firm

No. 1

We are the leading adviser for listings on The International Stock Exchange (TISE)

7/10

We advise 7/10 of the world's largest insurance firms

1898

Founded in 1898, we are one of the oldest offshore law firms

35+

We are active on over 35+ international bank panels

Our awards & accreditations

Chambers Top Ranked In 2024 - Asia Pacific
Chambers Top Ranked 2024 - FinTech
Chambers Top Ranked 2023 - High Net Worth
Chambers Top Ranked 2023 - Global
Chambers Top Ranked 2024 - UK
L500 Asia Top Tier 2024
L500 Caribbean Top Tier 2024
L500 UK Top Tier 2024
ePrivateclient - Excellence Awards 2023
StraitsTimes 2023 - Singapore's Best Law Firm
Wealth Briefing Channel Islands 2023 Winner
Bermuda 2022 - Top 10 Employers
Chamber Europe Awards 2022 Winner
UKAS - LRQA Certified

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