Róisín Liddy-Murphy is Counsel in the Litigation and Restructuring 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 currently practices as an offshore barrister in the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands and advises and represents clients on complex multi-jurisdictional commercial and insolvency litigation proceedings. She has extensive experience in appearing in Court as counsel on contentious and non-contentious matters. Her expertise includes advising and acting in insolvencies, restructuring proceedings, fraud and asset recovery claims, time sensitive regulatory investigations, and various complex cross-border commercial disputes.
Róisín has 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 regularly contributes articles to legal journals and publications and gives presentations on matters relating to her areas of practice.
Prior to practising in the Cayman Islands and BVI, Roisin appeared regularly as a barrister in the Irish Courts acting as leading counsel on a large volume of cases representing debtors and key stakeholders in financially distressed circumstances, including banks, directors, insolvency practitioners and investors.
Frequent contributor to the World Bank Group Publication Women, Business and the Law Report. (2011 – 2021)
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
A very warm welcome to our sixth issue of Conyers Coverage. We look at new trends in InsurTech via a Q&A with Isaac Espinoza, Managing Director of Root Reinsurance Company, Ltd. We share timely regulatory updates from CIMA including changes to business plans for insurance licensees, and an overview of the draft rule and statement of guidance on reinsurance arrangements and investment activities for insurers.
16 Dec 2021
Cayman Islands Restructuring: No Place Like Home
30 Dec 2021
Privy Council Issues Landmark Decision on Freezing Injunction Jurisdiction
25 Mar 2021
To BII or not to BII – a Cayman Islands perspective