Sarah Howie (Farquhar) > Conyers > Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands > Lawyer Profile

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Cayman Islands

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Senior Associate


Sarah Howie is a Senior Associate in the Cayman Islands Corporate practice and specialises in Cayman Islands regulatory matters. Sarah’s practice involves advising clients on a wide range of regulatory and compliance matters including CIMA licensing and registration, economic substance, data protection, anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing, FATCA and CRS, beneficial ownership and administrative fines.

Prior to joining Conyers, Sarah worked in the Regulatory department of a leading Cayman Islands firm, advising on all aspects of Cayman Islands regulation.

Sarah was recognized as a “Rising Star” by Legal 500 (regulatory and compliance).




  • College of Law – Professional Legal Studies Course, 2012
  • University of Otago – Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws

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

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.