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Landmark decision in the Guernsey Employment Tribunal

Landmark decision in the Guernsey Employment Tribunal

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Guernsey Employment Tribunal has, for the first time, chosen not to hear a claim of constructive dismissal on the grounds that the claim was vexatious. Adrian McManus, former science teacher at Elizabeth College, resigned with immediate effect on 3 March 2014 alleging that timetabling changes had breached his trust and confidence. For the first […]

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Carey Olsen senior associate Alison MacKrill awarded prestigious STEP Award

Carey Olsen senior associate Alison MacKrill awarded prestigious STEP Award

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen Senior Associate, Alison MacKrill, has been given a Founder’s Award for Outstanding Achievement from the Society of Trust and Estates Practitioners (STEP). Now in their sixth year, the awards take place annually and recognise individuals whose long-term contribution to the society has gone above and beyond what is expected of a member. The […]

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Carey Olsen partner Mark Dunster appointed Guernsey Bâtonnier

Carey Olsen partner Mark Dunster appointed Guernsey Bâtonnier

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Advocate Mark Dunster has been appointed Bâtonnier of the Guernsey Bar.A partner at Carey Olsen Guernsey, Mr Dunster was elected by his fellow members of the Bar and took over from Advocate Mark Helyar at the end of October. The Bâtonnier is the head of the Guernsey Bar and is appointed for a period of […]

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Carey Olsen advises on Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate’s £351.5 million secondary fund raising

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen has advised existing client Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate plc (KWERE) on its secondary equity issuance which raised £351.5 million (through a firm placing and placing and open offer). KWERE is a closed-ended collective investment fund incorporated in Jersey that invests primarily in real estate and real estate loans in Europe. The launch […]

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Carey Olsen ranked tier 1 for its corporate and funds work across the Channel Islands by IFLR1000

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen’s work in the financial andcorporate and investment funds areas in Guernsey and Jersey has been recognised by the legal industry in the2015 International Financial Law Review 1000 (IFLR1000) guide. The new results come just after the firm gained tier 1 rankings across all of its Channel Island practice areas in The UK Legal […]

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Carey Olsen recognised for litigation expertise in2014 FT Innovative Lawyers report

Carey Olsen recognised for litigation expertise in2014 FT Innovative Lawyers report

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen has been included in the 2014 Financial Times Innovative Lawyers report for a ground-breaking Jersey case involving a request for information under a tax information exchange agreement (TIEA). The high profile report, which is based on activity in the European legal market, ‘commended’ Carey Olsen as one of the most innovative law firms […]

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Carey Olsen advises Compropon the sale and development of the former GT Carssite on Bas CourtilsRoad

Carey Olsen advises Compropon the sale and development of the former GT Carssite on Bas CourtilsRoad

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen advised Comprop on the sale of the former GT Cars site to the Channel Islands Co-Operative Society Limited.  Following the sale,Comprop has agreed to develop the site for its new owners. With completion of the development anticipated during the latter part of 2015, it will provide a 1,883 square foot ‘En Route’ store, […]

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Carey Olsen advises on first migration of a foundation to Guernsey

Carey Olsen advises on first migration of a foundation to Guernsey

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen has registered the first migration of a foundation from another jurisdiction to Guernsey with the Guernsey Registry. Lloyd’s Trust Company (Channel Islands) Limited made the decision to move a Liechtenstein-based foundation to Guernsey following the introduction of foundations legislation into Guernsey law last year. Carey Olsen prepared the migration application for submission to […]

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Legal 500 UK heralds Carey Olsen as the number one Channel Islands legal advise

Legal 500 UK heralds Carey Olsen as the number one Channel Islands legal advise

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The new release of the Legal 500 UK, the leading industry report that grades law firms across the UK, has ranked Carey Olsen in tier one across all of its 16 practice categories in the Channel Islands, making it the only offshore law firm to have top tier status across the board. Released yesterday on […]

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Global recognition for Carey Olsen specialists

Global recognition for Carey Olsen specialists

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carey Olsen lawyers from the Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey have been recognised as leaders in their fields by this year’s Who’s Who Legal guides. In all 16 of Carey Olsen’s lawyers will be listed in the 2015compendium edition. Carey Olsen is named as Firm of the Year in Guernsey in the Who’s Who Legal […]

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