23 February 2015

Guernsey lawyer Jamie Oldfield admitted as advocate

Carey Olsen associate, Jamie Oldfield, has been admitted as an advocate of the Royal Court of Guernsey and called to the Guernsey Bar.

Advocate Oldfield advises on commercial and trust litigation, banking and funds litigation and insolvency with a focus on contentious trust litigation and non-contentious restructuring and insolvency.

During her time at Carey Olsen Advocate Oldfield has worked on a range of litigation work. She has particular expertise in commercial litigation matters and restructuring and insolvency issues having been heavily involved in a range of administration and liquidation applications and in advising clients on contentious insolvency matters.

Carey Olsen Guernsey managing partner, John Greenfield, said:  "Jamie’s qualification as an advocate underlines our commitment to the training and development of our lawyers and brings the number of advocates in this practise area to 9 in Guernsey. Demand for our dispute resolution, litigation and restructuring and insolvency expertise and advice is a growth area for Carey Olsen and Jamie’s qualification enhances our ability to deliver for our clients."

Advocate Oldfield joins 31 other qualified advocates at Carey Olsen - 26 of which have completed their qualifications while working for the firm.

Advocate Oldfield completed the Legal Practice Course in 2009 following which she joined Carey Olsen. Jamie started the Bar training course and qualified as a Barrister of England and Wales in 2012; she is a member of Lincoln's Inn. She is also a member of the Guernsey International Legal Association.