Paul Kennedy > Campbells > Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands > Lawyer Profile

Campbells
FLOOR 4, WILLOW HOUSE
CRICKET SQUARE
GRAND CAYMAN KY1-9010
Cayman Islands

Work Department

Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring

Position

Partner

Career

Paul is a partner in the Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring Group. He has particular expertise in complex cross-border disputes relating to funds and other offshore structures, asset recovery claims and fraud investigations and in breach of duty claims in relation to managers, auditors, administrators and custodians of investment vehicles. Paul is one of the leading experts in the Cayman Islands on sanctions and asset freezing measures affecting offshore assets and has also written and spoken extensively on cross-border litigation and insolvency matters.

Memberships

  • Fellow of The International Academy of Financial Crime Litigators
  • International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL)
  • Recovery and Insolvency Specialists Association Cayman Islands
  • Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association

Lawyer Rankings

Cayman Islands > Insurance/reinsurance

Praised as ‘responsive and very knowledgeable‘, Campbells’ insurance and reinsurance practice handles the formation, licensing and operation of a large percentage of the captive insurance entities established in the Cayman Islands, with particular expertise in captives sponsored by healthcare and not-for-profit entities. Practice head Alan Craig is a key name in the market for dealing with both domestic and international insurers; he specialises in advising reinsurers on establishing in and re-domesticating to Cayman, as well as foreign insurers participating in the domestic market, most notably in relation to M&A and insurance-related capital markets. In March 2021, Alistair Walters  retired, and newly promoted partner Paul Kennedy is now the go-to name for contentious insurance work.

Cayman Islands > Dispute resolution

Campbells’ dispute resolution practice has a notable track record in major insolvency and restructuring cases, which it has handled for institutional investors, creditors, directors and other professional service providers. Spearheaded by Guy Manning, the department also acts in commercial litigation, particularly complex investment fund litigation, shareholder disputes and asset recovery cases; the latter is an area of expertise for Paul Kennedy, who was promoted to partner in April 2021. Mark Goodman  also regularly handles multijurisdictional restructuring and asset tracing cases, while Liam Faulkner – having spent time in the firm’s Hong Kong hub – has considerable expertise in disputes emanating from Asia. International arbitration expert Andrew Pullinger  and senior associate Hamid Khanbhai are further names to note.