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Denis Olarou


Denis is counsel in the dispute resolution, litigation and insolvency practice in Carey Olsen's Cayman Islands office.

Denis advises on all aspects of insolvency litigation. His practice also encompasses general commercial litigation, including disputes arising from fraud, shareholder and joint venture conflicts, professional negligence, and general contract and tort claims. Denis has also represented clients in commercial and treaty arbitrations.

Denis acts for insolvency practitioners, corporates, high net worth individuals and government entities.


Denis is a native Russian speaker. He graduated from the University of Oxford (Oriel College) with a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics in 2006 and then from the College of Law (Guildford) with a degree in Law in 2008.

Denis joined the London office of Jones Day as a trainee solicitor in 2009. Upon qualifying as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2011, he continued as an associate in Jones Day's Global Disputes Practice.

Denis joined Carey Olsen and was admitted as an attorney-at-law of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands in 2016.

He is a member of INSOL International.

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What our clients say

"A really good associate who is very keen to pursue all possible arguments - he is very conscientious."

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"He is a real superstar and a standout associate at the firm."

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Peers highlight Denis Olarou as "a very smart lawyer."

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