09 July 2018

Seven senior promotions for Carey Olsen

Offshore law firm Carey Olsen has made seven senior promotions across its British Virgin Islands (BVI), Guernsey and Jersey offices.

The promotions, effective from 1 July 2018, include Sharon Mungall and Claire Le Quesne who have become counsel in the BVI and Jersey corporate teams respectively.

Leonie Corfield and Alexandria du Jardin have been promoted to senior associates in the Guernsey corporate team, while Julia Schaefer has become a senior associate in the Guernsey dispute resolution and litigation team.

Nichola Aldridge of the Jersey trusts and private wealth practice and Tarina Le Boutillier of the Jersey employment team have also been made senior associates.

Sharon Mungall advises on corporate, finance and insolvency matters from Carey Olsen's BVI office. Her diverse practice ranges from start-up financing in emerging markets and high value real estate financing to corporate matters such as cross-border private equity, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions.

Claire Le Quesne has been at Carey Olsen since 2006. She is a member of the Jersey corporate team and has considerable experience advising clients in respect of corporate, funds and banking matters. Her principal practice area focuses on corporate real estate and investment funds, both listed and non-listed.

Leonie Corfield is a member of the Guernsey corporate team, before which she specialised in mergers and acquisitions with two global law firms in the City of London. She has expertise in a broad range of corporate transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions and the establishment, regulation and operation of investment funds.

Alexandria du Jardin has been a member of the Guernsey corporate team since 2014. She acts for both international and local clients and undertakes a wide range of corporate transactions, with a particular emphasis on the establishment, regulation and operation of investment funds and banking and finance matters. 

Julia Schaefer is a member of the dispute resolution and litigation team in Guernsey. She specialises in complex trust and insolvency matters, and has extensive experience in cross-border contractual disputes, including civil fraud actions, freezing orders and asset tracing, as well as high value art litigation.

Nichola Aldridge joined Carey Olsen's Jersey trusts and private wealth team in 2013. Nichola specialises in trust law with a primary focus on non-contentious matters, acting  for many Channel Islands trust businesses, private trust companies and family offices. In particular, she advises on the establishment and operation of private and commercial trust structures and has experience in dealing with complex restructurings.

Tarina Le Boutillier specialises in employment law, dealing with global, multinational and local clients and advising on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law. Tarina also has a keen interest in and frequently advises on data protection legislation and privacy related matters. She is a member of the International Association of Privacy Practitioners and is CIPP/E and CIPM qualified.

Carey Olsen group managing partner Alex Ohlsson said: "This hugely talented group of lawyers are well deserving of their promotions. We are committed to developing our legal teams across the group and the progression of these seven lawyers underlines our aim of nurturing the talent we have across the firm."