Mr Paul Scrivener > Conyers > Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands > Lawyer Profile

PO BOX 2681
Cayman Islands

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Independent Consultant


Paul Scrivener is an independent consultant to the Cayman Islands Corporate practice. He is an acknowledged expert in insurance and reinsurance where he has a particular focus on captive insurance. He was formerly a senior partner and head of insurance at another Cayman Islands law firm that he joined as a partner in 1998. Prior to that Paul was a partner with Eversheds in the UK where he handled a wide range of corporate work.

Paul works with a wide array of insurers, reinsurers, captive owners, insurance managers and insurance consultants.  His advice includes the formation, restructuring and liquidation of insurance and reinsurance entities and the review or preparation of constitutional documents, shareholder agreements, participation agreements, information memoranda, reinsurance agreements, letters of credit, loss portfolio transfers and commutation agreements. He has particular expertise in relation to cell companies and portfolio insurance companies and has been involved in many insurance mergers and redomestications.


  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association


  • Cambridge University, MA (Law), 1983

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.