Created Date:
27 February 2023
James Kinsley

Carey Olsen adds senior lawyer to banking and finance team in Jersey

Carey Olsen is pleased to welcome James Kinsley as a Principal in the firm's market-leading banking and finance practice in Jersey.

James has extensive experience of debt finance transactions in Europe and Asia and advises on all aspects of private debt, structured, leveraged and acquisition finance. In addition, James' expertise includes take-private transactions, fund finance, debt capital markets, convertible instruments, special situations, derivatives and syndicated lending.

Prior to joining Carey Olsen, James was a Partner at Maples in Singapore where he was the head of their Asia asset finance team and their Asia structured finance team. Before Maples, James worked in Allen & Overy's structured finance team in London and Hong Kong and Morgan Stanley's global capital markets team in Hong Kong.

Alex Ohlsson, managing partner, commented: "James is a highly accomplished and experienced lawyer and we are pleased to welcome him to Jersey from Singapore. James enjoys a strong market reputation as a result of advising some of the largest corporations and financial institutions in both Europe and Asia. We are thrilled that James has joined the team. "

Commenting on his appointment, James added: "I am delighted to join Carey Olsen's market-leading team in Jersey with valuable experience gained in Europe and Asia. I look forward to working with the rest of the team to provide innovative solutions to our clients in this dynamic market".

Carey Olsen's finance practice is ranked Tier 1 in both Chambers UK and The Legal 500.