Róisín Liddy-Murphy > Conyers > Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands > Lawyer Profile

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Counsel, Head of Regulatory & Risk Advisory (Cayman)


Róisín Liddy-Murphy is Counsel and Head of Regulatory & Risk Advisory (Cayman). She joined Conyers in 2018 and has more than 16 years’ experience representing clients on a broad range of multi-jurisdictional and complex litigation proceedings with a particular focus on company, insurance, insolvency, banking, commercial and regulatory matters.




  • Member of the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inns
  • Recovery & Insolvency Specialists’ Association Cayman (RISA)
  • International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (Secretary IWIRC Cayman)
  • Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association (CILPA)
  • INSOL Europe


  • Trinity College Dublin, M. Litt Degree (Cross-Border Insolvency), 2017
  • Accredited Mediator (Mediation Forum Ireland) 2012
  • Honorable Society of Kings Inns, Barrister-at-Law Degree, 2006
  • University of Limerick, LL.B Degree (Law and French) 2005

Lawyer Rankings

Cayman Islands > Insurance/reinsurance

Conyers‘ team regularly advises clients across the full spectrum of insurance transactions with work involving captives, agents, brokers, reinsurance issues, alternative risk transfers, insurance financings, catastrophe bonds and other insurance-linked securities. Leading the insurance and reinsurance practice is Derek Stenson, who is praised for his experience advising a deep roster of international financial and insurance institutions on all aspects of insurance and reinsurance law and regulations. With expertise in insurance regulatory, commercial, financing and transactional matters, Philippa Gilkes is an ‘extremely valuable resource’ for the team, together with captive insurance expert Paul Scrivener, who is an independent consultant to the practice. Both Sarah Farquhar and Róisín Liddy-Murphy routinely advise insurer clients on a wide range of regulatory and compliance matters including CIMA licensing issues and registrations.

Cayman Islands > Regulatory and compliance

(Rising stars)

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Conyers‘ practice acts for a litany of regulated entities including banks, investment managers, fund administrators, trust companies and insurance companies on a range of regulatory matters. Head of the regulatory practice is Róisín Liddy-Murphy, who is noted for handling multi-jurisdictional and complex litigation proceedings. Robert Lindley focuses on private client matters including regulatory issues relating to pensions and private trust companies, while Derek Stenson is known for his expertise in insurance, reinsurance and structured products. Sarah Farquhar‘s broad practice spans CIMA licensing and registration work, economic substance advice, data protection issues, and anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing mandates.