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Róisín Liddy-Murphy



Global Restructuring Review 100 2020 Global Restructuring Review 100 2019

Róisín Liddy-Murphy is an Attorney in the Litigation department in the Cayman Islands Office of Conyers.

An experienced advocate, Róisín was called to the Bar of Ireland in 2006 and to the Bar of England and Wales in 2013. She has advised and represented clients on a broad range of commercial and insolvency litigation proceedings and has extensive experience in appearing in Court as counsel on contentious and non-contentious matters. Her expertise includes advising and acting in personal and corporate insolvencies, restructurings, debt collection, data protection and commercial disputes.

Prior to joining Conyers, Róisín worked 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 appointed lecturer on the International Finance, Law and Regulation University of Liverpool Master’s LLM Degree.

She has also taught legal trainees Cayman Company/Insolvency Law 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

  • BVI, Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, 2021
  • Cayman Islands, Attorney, 2018
  • England & Wales, Barrister, 2013 (not currently practicing)
  • Ireland, Barrister, 2006 (not currently practicing)

Awards & Accolades

  • Recognised in the 2020 edition (and 2019) of Global Restructuring Review 100


  • RISA (Recovery & Insolvency Specialists’ Association Cayman)
  • INSOL Europe

Offshore Cases

Corporate Digest: Notable Deals and Transactions - Spring 2019

Watler Holdings Limited (In Official Liquidation), Frank Sound Estate Limited (In Official Liquidation), Red Bay Estates Ltd (In Official Liquidation), Cayman Law Review, Issue 2, 2016

In the Matter of Section 30 (11) (b) of the Mutual Funds Law (2015 Revision) and In the Matter of Brighton SPC (In Controllership), Cayman Law Review, Issue 2, 2016

In the matter of Madison Niche Assets Fund Ltd (In Liquidation) (“MNAF”) and in the matter of Madison Niche Opportunities Fund Ltd (In Liquidation) (“MNOF”) Cayman Law Review, Issue 2, 2016

Appleby (Cayman) Ltd. V Chief Immigration Officer, Cayman Law Review, Issue 2, 2016

Reformation of the European Insolvency Regulation to Act as a Legislative Tool to Assist in Europe’s Growth Agenda (2015) 26 European Business Law Review, Issue 2, pp. 283–304

Contributor to the World Bank’s publication Women, Business and the Law Book 2011 / 2012.


Deals & Cases

25 Mar 2021
To BII or not to BII – a Cayman Islands perspective
Appeal | Companies

30 Jan 2021
Shareholder Rights and Remedies: a summary
Companies | Unfair Prejudice | Winding Up

22 Jan 2021
Provisional Liquidators, the Automatic Stay, and the Hong Kong Court
Liquidation | Winding Up

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Upcoming Firm Events

13 Apr 2021
Arbitration and Fraud in Russia & CIS Conference

Virtual Conference