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



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.


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


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

Lawyer Rankings

Cayman Islands > Dispute resolution

Recognised for its ‘excellent strength in depth and ability to take on complex, high-value, multi-jurisdictional cases‘, Collas Crill‘s practice continues to act in high-profile and complex multi-jurisdictional insolvencies and restructurings. Widely regarded for his expertise in high-value shareholder merger appraisal litigation, especially against multi-billion dollar Chinese companies, Rocco Cecere routinely appears before the Court of Appeal. Matthew Dors is particularly noted for representing liquidators and stakeholders in contentious insolvencies and restructurings, while Jennifer Colegate regularly handles cross-border workouts and liquidations. Office managing partner Stephen Leontsinis leads the department and is active in multi-jurisdictional liquidations; he also leads the arbitration practice.