Carey Olsen has added to its banking and finance team with the appointment of Michael Evans as counsel in the Jersey office.

Mr Evans brings with him more than 10 years' experience working on a variety of finance transactions and has acted for a wide range of international institutions and borrowers on complex multi-jurisdictional bilateral and syndicated facilities. He has a particular interest in leveraged and acquisition finance, Islamic finance and restructuring and insolvency.

Mr Evans qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2007, having trained in the London and Dubai offices of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. He has also worked as a senior associate in the banking team of Clifford Chance's Dubai office and was most recently at another offshore law firm in Jersey.

Alex Ohlsson, managing partner of Carey Olsen's Jersey office, said: "Our banking and finance team delivers the highest standards in legal advice along with excellent client service. Michael's appointment will complement this offering. Michael is clearly well respected by clients and has worked with a number of law firms in London, New York and the Middle East. His appointment reflects the ongoing success of our acquisition finance practice and we are delighted to welcome him to the team."