Carey Olsen remains the top offshore legal adviser to London Stock Market (LSE) listed clients, according to the Corporate Advisers Rankings Guide (Q3 2013), a position the firm established and has retained since records started in 2005. 

According to the most recent report Carey Olsen’s position makes it the top ranking offshore law firm by a significant 33 clients compared to its nearest offshore competitor.  

The guide also noted that Carey Olsen “holds the distinction as the top ranking offshore legal adviser” moving up to third place in the top five law firms by number of AIM listed clients.   

In the Small Cap/Fledgling category Carey Olsen has moved up five places, from nine to four, in the rankings. The report noted that: “Carey Olsen managed to secure a handful of new clients through the quarter.” 

Alex Ohlsson, managing partner, Carey Olsen, said: “The latest rankings demonstrate that Carey Olsen is the multi-jurisdictional offshore law firm of choice for London-listed clients. The LSE, Europe's largest stock exchange, is home to some of the world's most successful companies. Our strong position demonstrates the specialist knowledge that our corporate teams are able to offer and our clients’ preference to work with experienced offshore legal advisers to achieve their aims.” 

The Corporate Advisers Rankings Guide lists institutional advisers and their quoted clients. Companies are drawn from UK and Channel Island-domiciled companies with equity shares fully listed on the LSE, and UK companies with equity shares that are listed on AIM. The information contained within the report is drawn from a variety of LSE sources together with updates made by the advisers themselves with authorisation from clients.