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Olivia Hamilton-Russell


Olivia is an associate in the corporate and finance team, advising on a wide range of corporate and finance matters.

Prior to joining Carey Olsen, Olivia gained experience acting for a variety of international lenders, sponsors and borrowers in a number of noteworthy project finance transactions. She gained particular experience in the financing of large renewable energy projects during her work on Round IV of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme in South Africa.

Since joining Carey Olsen, Olivia has been involved in a variety of corporate work and has a particularly keen interest in the establishment, regulation and operation of investment funds and banking and financing transactions.


Olivia trained in the Johannesburg office of the international firm, Fasken, where she qualified as an Attorney in 2019. Prior to joining Carey Olsen's corporate and finance team in February 2020, Olivia spent a year in Fasken's finance and projects team in Johannesburg.

Olivia holds a Masters in Law (LLM) from The University of Cape Town.

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