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Christopher Anderson



“Very strong in investment funds, especially private equity.”

Chambers UK

“The perfect lawyer to work with.”

Chambers Global

“Pragmatic and responsive.”

Legal 500

"He has exceptional technical abilities, commercial understanding and style ."

Chambers UK

"Great client-relationship skills and leads by example."

Legal 500



Christopher has significant experience in investment funds, insurance and reinsurance and protected and incorporated cell companies.  He has built a strong reputation in private equity, having advised some of the world's largest private equity houses as well as new fund promoters in connection with fund establishment, investment structuring, exits and regulatory issues. 

He has also advised the insurance and reinsurance sector for almost 25 years and has been recognised as one of the world's leading insurance and reinsurance lawyers in Expert Guides since 2004. He is also consistently listed in the International Who's Who Legal of Private Funds Lawyers. 


Chris Anderson previously worked with leading magic circle firm Clifford Chance in the City of London and Clayton Utz in Sydney before relocating to Guernsey in 2002.  

He joined Carey Olsen as a partner in 2010.

Awards and accolades


Chris is recognised by Legal 500 in their 'Hall of Fame' for insurance and is noted to be "pragmatic and responsive". He is ranked in Band 2 by Chambers and Partners and is "very strong in investment funds, especially private equity". Chris is also recognised as a Market Leader in Guernsey Investment Funds by IFLR1000.

L500 Hall of Fame
Chris Anderson Chambers UK 2024