10 July 2013
Carey Olsen announces eleven senior promotions in Guernsey and Jersey
Carey Olsen has announced 11 senior promotions in its Guernsey and Jersey offices including the appointment of Andreas Kistler and David Crosland to partners of the offshore law firm.
The total number of partners across Carey Olsen’s offices in the British Virgin Islands*, Cape Town*, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Jersey and London now stands at 40.
Advocate Kistler, who qualified as a Jersey advocate earlier this year, joined Carey Olsen in 2005 from the commercial litigation department of a major New Zealand law firm. He spent several years practising in Carey Olsen's London office before moving to the Jersey office in 2011. Andreas represents clients on a broad cross-section of contentious work as well as in non-contentious court proceedings.
Advocate Crosland trained with Clifford Chance in London qualifying into their Private Funds Group in 2004. He joined Carey Olsen’s corporate group in 2007 and qualified as a Guernsey advocate in 2011. David advises fund managers and financial services firms on the launch, administration, restructuring and listing of closed and open-ended investment funds and on fund listings on offshore and international exchanges.
Within Carey Olsen’s corporate group, associates Ruth Abernethy and Emma Penney in Guernsey and Matthew Ecobichon in Jersey have been promoted to senior associate.
Three promotions have been made in the firm's trust and fiduciary group in Jersey. Alexa Saunders has been made senior associate and Katie Rio has become an associate, while Victoria Grogan has been promoted to probate manager.
Jersey advocate Ian Jones has been promoted to senior associate in the litigation group having joined Carey Olsen in 2009.
Within the Jersey property group Will Whitehead and Christa Gilbert have both been promoted to senior associate.
John Kelleher, Carey Olsen chairman, said: “This year’s promotions are a clear indication of the talent of each individual and the firm’s focus on fostering outstanding specialist skills across all areas of legal expertise."