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Tony Lane



"He's very engaging, personable and very good technically."

Chambers UK

"Tony Lane gives sound, practical advice."

Legal 500

"Technically excellent and very commercial."

Legal 500

"Extremely responsive and user-friendly."

Legal 500



Tony advises on all aspects of corporate law in Guernsey, with a particular focus on transformative corporate transactions including private mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers, schemes of arrangement, stock exchange listings, equity investments and joint ventures.

Tony also advises on issues of corporate governance, shareholder rights and the conduct of regulated business in Guernsey, and advises on the establishment, management and regulation of investment funds in Guernsey, as well as the establishment of private investment structures.

Tony arranges listings of investment funds, trading companies and bonds on The International Stock Exchange, including acting as sponsor (through Carey Olsen Corporate Finance Limited) and advising on compliance with the continuous obligations associated with a TISE listing.


Tony joined Carey Olsen in August 2008 having previously been a partner and head of corporate at Wedlake Bell in London. Tony qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 1998 (currently non-practising) and was called as an Advocate of the Royal Court of Guernsey in 2010. He was made a partner at Carey Olsen in 2015.

Awards and accolades


Tony is ranked by Legal 500 as a Leading individual for Corporate and M&A, and is noted as "technically excellent and very commercial". Tony is also ranked as Highly regarded by the IFLR1000 and also ranked by Chambers and Partners. Tony is "extremely responsive and user-friendly".

L500 UK Leading Individual 2024
Tony Lane Chambers UK 2024