Firm Profile > Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries > Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries
1 Cayman Financial Centre
36A Dr. Roy's Drive P.O. Box 2510
Grand Cayman KY1-1104
Cayman Islands

Corporate and commercial Tier 4

Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries' 'super-responsive team solves problems' thanks to expertise spanning M&A, private equity, start-ups and disposals, joint ventures, group reorganisations, the incorporation of corporate vehicles,  schemes of arrangement, and cryptocurrency and blockchain technology work. Managing director Chris Humphries heads up the corporate team and has a range of experience across private equity mandates, joint ventures, M&A and general corporate matters. Chairman Andrew Hersant is also highly regarded. Aaron Walker departed to Mourant Governance Services.


Appreciated for ease of contacting partners and speed of the firm’s responsiveness‘.

Good business-focused guidance at reasonable charge-out rates‘.

Chris Humphries is incredibly responsive to all client matters, regardless of the size or perceived importance of an issue’.

Key clients


MGG Investment Group

Banco Bradesco


Bruin Sports Capital

Cerberus Business Finance

CTMH Holding

Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas


Jetstream Aviation Capital


Dispute resolution Tier 4

Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries focuses on commercial, insurance and insolvency related disputes, and has been particularly active in disputes involving director duties issues, schemes of arrangement and voluntary liquidation matters. Practice head Richard Annette made partner in 2018.

Key clients

British Caymanian Insurance Company

Island Heritage Insurance Company

Allianz Global Corporate Risks US Insurance Company

Arnage Holdings

Brooklands Holdings

Industrial Staffing

Kensington Management

Frontera Resources Corporation

Frontera International Corporation

Pacific Overseas Financial Corporation

Investment funds Tier 4

Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries' key areas of expertise span fund formation and structuring work, cryptocurrency investments, and the Cayman aspects of fund and portfolio transactions. The 'very commercial practice' also assists smaller clients and fund managers with preparing fund documents, and advises on fund restructurings and regulatory matters. Chris Humphries leads the funds department, which also fields chairman Andrew Hersant. Aaron Walker joined Mourant Governance Services.


The team gives prompt responses and is able to distill complex questions into easy-to-understand issues‘.

Key clients

Lion Capital

Avanz Capital

Guggenheim Investments


Yale University

Mariner Investment Group

Tricadia Capital Management

EKT Active Fund

Real estate Tier 4

Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries regularly advises on the purchase, sale and development of commercial and residential properties in Cayman encompassing hotels, large commercial buildings and multi-unit residential developments. The team also assists with financing matters, leases and tenancy issues. Local business head Buck Grizzel is the main adviser.

Key clients

Fidelity Bank

Butterfield Bank

Silver Thatch Heights

Founded in 2002 by several leading attorneys in the Cayman Islands, Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries is a client orientated firm offering a full range of corporate, commercial and litigation advice from our attorneys who have a wide range of experience in international transactions gained over many years.</p><p>Our attorneys have a proven track record in advising leading international law firms, insurance and reinsurance companies, banks, investment companies, trust companies, high-net-worth individuals and court appointed receivers in relation to capital markets and structured finance transactions, corporate and commercial law, insurance, investment funds, banking, insolvency, and corporate recovery. Other specialisations include marine, shipping, real estate and trusts.</p><p>The firm also has a strong litigation department with extensive expertise in business, financial and personal litigation with strong practice areas in civil litigation, criminal law/fraud and white collar crime, arbitration, [and] regulatory matters and liquidations.</p><p>The firm provides a full range of specialised fiduciary services through its affiliate, Stuarts Corporate Services Ltd.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate & Investment Funds Chris Humphries +1 345-814-7911
Litigation & Dispute Resolution Richard Annette +1 345-814-7920
Corporate & Investment Funds Jonathan McLean +1 345-814-7930
Immigration & Local Business Buck Grizzel +1 345-814-7919
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Richard Annette  photo Mr Richard Annette
Mr Buck Grizzel  photo Mr Buck Grizzel
Mr Andrew Hersant  photo Mr Andrew Hersant
Mr Chris Humphries  photo Mr Chris Humphries

Stuarts Promotes New Partners Richard Annette and Aaron Walker

Stuarts Walker Hersant Humphries, a leading Cayman Islands law firm, is pleased to announce that Richard Annette and Aaron Walker have been promoted as the firm’s newest partners, effective January 2018.