Find a Lawyer

David Taylor


David is a partner in the Jersey corporate group. His practice covers a broad area of Jersey corporate and finance law, with a particular focus on M&A, private equity, corporate real estate, equity capital markets and debt and restructuring transactions. 

David is recognised as:

  • a 'Next Generation Partner' in the 2022 edition of Legal 500 UK
  • 'Up and Coming' in the 2021 edition of Chambers UK 

Representative clients include:

  • Bridgepoint Advisers
  • Canary Wharf Group
  • Checkout Payments Group
  • Exponent Private Equity
  • GlobalLogic
  • KPMG Crown Dependencies
  • Jersey Development Company 
  • LCN Capital Partners
  • Livingbridge
  • Lloyds Bank International
  • Nordic Capital
  • RoundShield Partners
  • Stride Gaming PLC
  • Wentworth Resources PLC
  • XLMedia PLC
  • various ad hoc shareholder groups on activist matters / shareholder rights 
  • various ad hoc creditors and lenders on financing and restructuring transactions


David joined Carey Olsen in 2010, having trained and qualified as a solicitor in Scotland with Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP. He is a graduate of the University of Glasgow (LL.B; 2007) and the Glasgow Graduate School of Law (Dip. L.P., 2008). He is an Advocate of the Royal Court of Jersey and also a member of the Law Society of Scotland (Solicitor; currently non-practising).

Briefings and Articles

What our clients say

"David Taylor is the standout member of the corporate team – he provides pragmatic, reasoned advice and understands our business inside and out."

The Legal 500

"He is a very strong technical lawyer."

Chambers UK

"He's pragmatic and responsive."

Chambers UK