KPMG Channel Islands’ Merger with KPMG Isle of Man

Carey Olsen has advised on the cross-border merger of KPMG Channel Islands and KPMG Isle of Man to form a single practice operating across the Crown Dependencies.

The merger of the two KPMG member firms creates a professional services firm of 430 people, which is locally owned and dedicated to serving key industry sectors across Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man and took effect on 1 January 2021.

Guernsey-based Neale Jehan has been appointed as the inaugural Senior Partner of the new Crown Dependencies business.

KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services.

The Carey Olsen team was led by Jersey corporate partner David Taylor (Picture). Jersey counsel Huw Thomas provided specialist employment and related advice, and corporate associate Stephen Le Cornu also assisted on all aspects.

Involved fees earner: Stephen Le Cornu – Carey Olsen; David Taylor – Carey Olsen; Huw Thomas – Carey Olsen;

Law Firms: Carey Olsen;

Clients: KPMG;