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Charissa Ball





Charissa Ball is counsel in the corporate and finance team at Carey Olsen Bermuda.

Charissa advises on all aspects of commercial and corporate law and regularly represents clients on a wide variety of local and cross-jurisdictional corporate and regulatory transactions and restructurings. With a practice spanning a number of specialisations, Charissa has particular experience in corporate reorganisations, mergers and acquisitions, debt restructuring, redomiciling, joint ventures and debt and equity offerings. She also has considerable experience in corporate finance including IPOs, private equity investments and banking and financial services including, financial derivatives, credit and security.

Charissa is also a senior member of the Carey Olsen fintech team. She has assisted numerous digital asset business companies by advising on the licensing and ongoing regulatory requirements of digital asset companies, including the requirements of Bermuda's anti-money laundering, anti-terrorist financing and sanctions regimes. 


Prior to joining Carey Olsen, Charissa practiced as a corporate attorney at another international offshore law firm. Charissa worked in the Bermuda, Hong Kong and Singapore offices of that firm , advising public and private international companies, investment banks, licensed financial institutions and family offices.

Charissa was admitted as a barrister and attorney of the Supreme Court of Bermuda in 2013 and holds a Bachelor of Laws from University of Sussex. Charissa is also a Bermuda notary.

Awards and accolades


Charissa has been recognised as a 'key lawyer' by The Legal 500.