Matthew Dors > Collas Crill > Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands > Lawyer Profile

Collas Crill
Floor 2, Willow House Cricket Square
PO Box 709
Grand Cayman KY1-1107
Cayman Islands

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Partner.

Matthew is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution department in the Cayman Islands specialising in high-value and high-profile cross-border commercial litigation, insolvency and restructuring.

Matthew has particular expertise in complex cross-border insolvencies and restructurings and regularly advises and represents liquidators and stakeholders in relation to contentious and non-contentious matters, including seeking court assistance for foreign insolvency proceedings. He has regularly advised financial institutions in relation to fraud and asset recovery matters (including obtaining urgent relief such as freezing injunctions and disclosure orders).

Prior to moving to Cayman in 2013, Matthew practiced for a number of years as a Barrister in England and Wales, with a focus on complex trust, insolvency and property disputes. He has extensive advocacy experience, having regularly appeared in the High Court and the Court of Appeal.

Career

Self employed barrister, 2004-2013
Ritch & Conolly, 2013-2016
Matthew joined Collas Crill in 2016 and was made Partner in 2018.

Memberships

Matthew is a member of the Cayman Islands Law Society, RISA Cayman and INSOL International

Lawyer Rankings

Cayman Islands > Dispute resolution

Collas Crill‘s ‘wonderful‘ dispute resolution team continues to concentrate its position in the Cayman Islands, advising a strong mix of international corporate clients and asset managers on cross-border restructurings, s.238 cases, and fraud and asset tracing matters, particularly for and regarding Chinese entities. Office managing partner Stephen Leontsinis‘ recent engagements include arbitral award enforcement proceedings and big-ticket insurance disputes, while Matthew Dors is particularly noted for his cross-border insolvency capabilities. Rocco Cecere is widely regarded for the depth of his shareholder merger appraisal litigation practice, routinely handling high-stakes cases before the Court of Appeal. Jennifer Colegate is praised for her proficiency in insolvent restructuring matters and, increasingly, on matters arising from the Middle East. Counsel Natascha Steiner-Smith is recommended for commercial contract disputes and financial services sector matters.