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Rob Humphries



Legal 500 Caribbean 2020

Rob Humphries is Counsel at Conyers and is an experienced corporate and transactional lawyer.

Rob handles a broad range of insurance and reinsurance work including mergers and acquisitions, complicated group captive formations, and ongoing regulatory advice.

In addition to his work within the insurance industry, Rob also has a wealth of experience in general corporate and commercial work including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and general commercial transactions where he is able to draw on his considerable onshore and offshore experience. Rob is a member of the Corporate practice group at Conyers and regularly advises fund sponsors, managers and investors on a range of issues in relation to the formation, regulation and ongoing operation of hedge, PE, VC and other investment funds.

Rob has been widely published and regularly presents at industry events and conferences.

Rob is a member of the Insurance Manager’s Association’s Legal and Regulatory Committee and the Insurance Sub-Committee of the Financial Services Legislative Committee. He is also a faculty member at the International Centre for Captive Insurance Education (ICCIE) where he assists with course coordination and instruction on captive board governance.

Professional Background

  • Managing Associate at a prominent Cayman Islands law firm
  • Partner, Fairbridges Wertheim Becker, South Africa


  • Post Graduate Certificate in Law, Antwerp University, Belgium, 2006 (awarded with distinction)
  • BCom LL, Stellenbosch University, South Africa, 2006
  • BCom (Economics and Law), Stellenbosch University, South Africa, 2003

Bar Admissions

  • Cayman Islands, Attorney at Law, 2014
  • Supreme Court of South Africa, 2009

Awards & Accolades

  • Recognised in the 2020 edition (and 2019) of Legal 500 Caribbean (Insurance and Reinsurance)


  • Legal and Regulatory Committee of Insurance Managers Association of the Cayman Islands
  • Insurance Sub-Committee of the Financial Services Legislative Committee