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Derek Stenson


Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7392

Derek Stenson

Legal 500 Caribbean 2019

Derek Stenson is a Partner in the Cayman Islands office of Conyers and advises on a broad range of corporate, finance and regulatory matters involving Cayman Islands companies and partnerships.

In the finance arena Derek acts for lenders, borrowers and sponsors on hedge fund and private equity financings, insurance and reinsurance company financings and a variety of secured cross-border transactions.  Derek has extensive experience advising a wide range of international financial and insurance institutions on all aspects of insurance and reinsurance law and regulation. Derek also has particular expertise advising on repackagings and collateralized loan obligations, corporate finance and M&A transactions, portfolio transfers, restructurings, stock exchange listings, mergers, migrations, contractual negotiations and regulatory and compliance matters.

Derek has been consistently ranked as a recommended Lawyer in Legal 500 since 2014. Clients highlight him having “outstanding knowledge, responsiveness and collaboration with other advisors”. They also note that he is “intelligent, diligent, responsive and hardworking”.

Professional Background

  • Senior Counsel at a preeminent Cayman Islands law firm
  • Associate, William Fry, Ireland

Bar Admissions

  • Cayman Islands, Attorney at Law, 2011
  • Ireland, Solicitor, 2006