October 6, 2022

Carey Olsen’s expansion continues with the hire of four new lawyers in the Cayman Islands

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Offshore law firm Carey Olsen has expanded its corporate and litigation teams in the Cayman Islands with the appointment of four new associates bringing the number of fee-earners in Cayman to 18.

Robert Coombes, Peter Sherwood, Denis Olarou and Thomas Marriott have all recently been admitted as attorneys-at-law of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands and each is a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales.

Mr Coombes specialises in corporate practice including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and general advisory work. Prior to joining Carey Olsen he was an associate at Slaughter and May and,during his tenure, he was seconded to a number of clients in Europe as well as to Simpson Thacher & Barlett LLP in New York.

Mr Sherwood advises on all aspects of insolvency litigation, general banking and commercial litigation along with non-contentious insolvency and restructurings. He joined Carey Olsen from Herbert Smith Freehills LLP in the UK where he was a senior associate. Prior to that he was in the insolvency group at Ashurst’s Sydney office and at Dentons LLP in the UK .

Mr Olarou is experienced in a range of complex, multijurisdictional, high-value disputes including corporate fraud, shareholder conflicts and professional negligence acting for and against corporates, high net worth individuals and government entities. Prior to joining Carey Olsen Denis was an associate in the Jones Day global disputes practice in London.

Mr Marriott advises on all aspects of corporate, investment funds and commercial law including private equity, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and the establishment and marketing of private investment funds. Thomas was formerly in London with Ropes & Gray, Reed Smith and Speechly Bircham.

Carey Olsen’s Cayman Islands managing partner, Jarrod Farley, said: “These experienced individuals join us at an exciting time for the Cayman office and for the firm.

“We continue to expand our international network and recently launched our Singapore office giving our clients in Asia direct access to our services in their own time zone.”

Carey Olsen is one of the largest offshore law firms with close to 200 lawyers practising BVI, Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey law in its seven offices.

Issued by Sarah Jehan, Orchard PR, [email protected] 01481 251251

About Carey Olsen

Carey Olsen is a market leading offshore law firm. We deliver exceptional services to our clients from the key offshore financial centres of the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey. We also have an established presence in Cape Town, the City of London and Singapore.

Our firm offers a partner-led service. We employ over 350 people and our 43 partners head up a full complement of close to 200 lawyers. We provide legal services in relation to all areas of corporate and finance law, trusts and fiduciary law, investment funds, insolvency, restructuring and dispute resolution as well as to private clients.

We work with an extensive range of clients, including directors, insolvency practitioners, global financial institutions, investment funds, private equity and real estate houses, corporates, trustees, governments and private individuals including entrepreneurs. We also routinely work with leading onshore legal advisers on international transactions and cases involving our jurisdictions.

We have more tier 1 rankings from The Legal 500 (UK) than any other offshore law firm.

For further information about Carey Olsen visit www.careyolsen.com or email [email protected]

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