Offshore law firm Carey Olsen has made five senior promotions across its Jersey and London offices.
Matthew Ecobichon and Colin Masterton (London-based) have each been promoted to Counsel, while Sophie Hancock, Oliver Lindop and David Patterson have all been promoted to Senior Associate.
Matthew Ecobichon is a member of the Jersey corporate team. He advises clients, including leading international law firms and global institutions, on a range of structured finance transactions and high yield issuances as well as transactions involving Eurobonds and other listed securities.
Colin Masterton has been with Carey Olsen since 2007 and is a member of the Jersey corporate team, operating from the firm’s London office. He specialises in corporate real estate and investment fund matters, and has acted on a wide range of transactions involving Jersey vehicles for leading banks, private equity houses and FTSE 100 companies.
Sophie Hancock joined Carey Olsen in 2006 and is a member of the Jersey corporate team. She has gained significant experience in advising funds, fund service providers and fund promoters on a wide range of legal and regulatory issues to do with Jersey investment funds and investment structures.
Oliver Lindop joined Carey Olsen in 2014 and specialises in advising Jersey businesses on regulatory compliance matters and international sanctions. A member of the firm’s dispute resolution and litigation team, he also has significant recent experience of high value trust litigation and asset recovery disputes.
David Patterson is a member of the corporate team in Jersey, specialising in corporate structuring and finance. During his time with the firm he has developed considerable expertise in advising parties to large scale cross-border investments including funds through the use of special purpose corporate vehicles, partnerships and trusts, as well as becoming a leading figure in the development of Jersey corporate and regulatory legislation.
Alex Ohlsson, Managing Partner of Carey Olsen’s Jersey office, said: “Carey Olsen is committed to developing our legal teams and the promotion of these five talented individuals is testament to that fact. As always, we congratulate each of them on reaching their own professional milestone and on their continued hard work and dedication.”