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

Cayman Islands

Work Department

Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring




Paul is a partner in our Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring Group, based in the Cayman Islands office. He is one of the leading experts on sanctions and asset freezing measures affecting offshore assets and on the nexus between cross-border fraud and insolvency. Paul is described by directories as the “go-to name for contentious insurance work” including in the captive insurance space and regularly advises professionals and their insurers on liability issues.


  • 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 by clients for the depth of knowledge and experience in the market, Campbells‘ cross-practice insurance team acts for a litany of blue-chip clients on the full gamut of contentious and non-contentious matters. The team is jointly chaired by corporate head Alan Craig, a regular adviser to reinsurers and foreign insurers regarding capital market products, and litigator Mark Goodman, whose recent engagements include remediation advisory and regulatory reviews. Paul Kennedy advises a host of clients on matters at the intersections of insurance and corporate insolvency, while ‘superb‘ senior associate Jeremy Durston is noted for his capabilities in regulatory challenges. Associate Kate Hewitson is also recommended.

Cayman Islands > Regulatory and compliance

Campbells‘ ‘experienced and knowledgeable‘ team operates on a cross-practice basis, jointly steered by disputes head Guy Manning and corporate chair Alan Craig. Paul Kennedy advises a number of auditors, shipowners and investment funds on economic sanctions regimes. Counsel James Austin-Smith underpins the team’s contentious offering, appearing before the courts in various judicial review proceedings. Praised for his ‘pragmatic and extremely professional‘ approach, counsel Jeremy Durston specialises in regulatory action challenges, ranging from warning notices to administrative fines. Associates Sam Keogh and Katie Logan are also noted.