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Róisín Liddy-Murphy


Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7371

Róisín Liddy-Murphy

Róisín Liddy-Murphy is an Associate in the Litigation department in the Cayman Islands Office of Conyers Dill & Pearman.

An experienced advocate, Róisín was called to the Irish bar in 2006. She has advised and represented clients on a broad range of commercial and insolvency litigation proceedings and has extensive experience in appearing in Court on contentious and non-contentious matters. Her expertise includes advising and acting as counsel in personal and corporate insolvencies, restructurings, debt collection and commercial contract disputes.

Róisín’s clients have included financial institutions, insolvency practitioners, corporations, developers, directors, employers, commercial landlords and tenants, hedge fund investors, shareholders, insurance companies and creditors.

She has advised and represented lending institutions and individuals on the enforcement of personal guarantees, bankruptcy proceedings and on forum shopping/ COMI shifts, summary judgments, cross examination in aid of execution and repossession proceedings. Her expertise includes advising and representing insolvency practitioners and corporations in relation to liquidations, examinerships and receiverships. Róisín has acted for clients in mediation proceedings and settlement discussions.

Prior to joining Conyers she spent the previous five years working within the Attorney General’s Chambers as part of the Cayman Islands Government Portfolio of Legal Affairs. She has taught Company and Banking Law (UK) on the University of Liverpool LLB Degree and was the International Insolvency module leader on the International Finance, Law and Regulation University of Liverpool LLM Degree. She has also taught legal trainees for the Professional Qualifying Bar Exams in the Cayman Islands.

Róisín is the author of several published articles on developments in company and insolvency law. She is a contributing author to the publication of articles in the Cayman Islands Law Review.

Professional Background

  • Lecturer, University of Liverpool, Truman Bodden Law School Cayman Islands 2013-2018
  • Practiced as a Barrister at the Irish Bar in Dublin 2006-2013
  • Continuing Professional Development Law Lecturer 2008- 2013
  • Stagiaire, European Court of Justice, Luxembourg 2006


  • 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

Bar Admissions

  • Cayman Islands, Attorney, 2018
  • England & Wales, Barrister, 2013 (not currently practicing)
  • Ireland, Barrister, 2006 (not currently practicing)
  • RISA (Recovery & Insolvency Specialists’ Association Cayman)
  • INSOL Europe