Carey Olsen appoints new counsel in London
Corporate and finance lawyer Claire McConway has been appointed of counsel within the British Virgin Islands (BVI) practice of multi-jurisdictional offshore law firm Carey Olsen.
In this London-based role, McConway, who has practised corporate law for nine years at international UK and US firms in London, will focus on developing the firm's Russian practice.
She is a specialist in advice on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and equity capital markets work.
McConway has particular expertise in corporate and finance transactions involving Russia and the CIS, which often use BVI companies, and has instructed on many of the most noteworthy Russian deals in recent years.
Clinton Hempel, managing partner of Carey Olsen's BVI office, says: "Claire's significant track record in international deals and her depth of BVI expertise will be a valuable resource for our global client base and for our clients in Russia and the CIS utilising the BVI.”
McConway says: “Carey Olsen’s reputation for excellence and its commitment to developing the global reach of its BVI business appeal to me. I am excited to be joining this dynamic and talented team.”
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