Guernsey: Carey Olsen Remains Top Offshore Legal Adviser To LSE Clients
Last Updated: 10 December 2014

Carey Olsen remains the top offshore legal adviser to clients listed on the London Stock Market (LSE) for the ninth consecutive year, according to the November Corporate Advisers Rankings Guide.

The publication ranks the top 20 institutional advisers by their total number of London listed clients each quarter, including:

  • Total number of UK Quoted clients
  • Total number of FTSE 100 clients
  • Total number of FTSE 250 clients
  • Total number of Small Cap/Fledgling clients
  • Total number of AIM clients

It also ranks advisers by their number of clients in the eight main FTSE sectors: basic materials, consumer goods, consumer services, health care, industrials, oil & gas, technology and financials. In the financials table, Carey Olsen confidently leads the field with 60 listed clients.

The latest report, mentions Carey Olsen's Offshore Law Firm of the Year Award from The Legal 500. The tables show that the firm has held its position in fourth place for the total number of LSE clients it advises, making it the only offshore law firm to feature in the top 10. It currently advises 3 FTSE 100 clients and 9 FTSE 250 clients.

Carey Olsen is also the top ranking offshore law firm in terms of client number with almost double the total of its nearest competitor.

Carey Olsen continues to lead the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) rankings table, the most successful growth market in the world. Positioned in second place overall, it has 44 listed clients, which is ten more than the nearest offshore firm.

Carey Olsen senior partner, Graham Hall, said: "Our listing work continues to be active with some exciting deals in the pipeline. The increase in M&A instructions that has been identified in the guide is in line with our recent experience and bodes well for 2015."

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