Rowana-Kay Campbell

Associate

Rowana-Kay is an Associate in the Litigation & Restructuring department of Conyers Dill & Pearman in the Cayman Islands. Rowana-Kay’s practice covers a wide range of commercial and civil litigation matters including insolvency proceedings and shareholder disputes.

Prior to joining the Cayman office, Rowana-Kay practiced in Saint Lucia and appeared frequently as lead or junior counsel in a number of civil and commercial matters before the High Court, Commercial Court and Court of Appeal. She regularly advised public and private clients including clients in the financial, energy and tourism sector. Rowana-Kay acted for an international bank in debt recovery and insolvency proceedings, major hotels in commercial and civil disputes, defended an international LPG company in a multi-million-dollar dispute and acted for a construction company in a claim against the Government of St. Lucia.

She was an Adjunct tutor for Tort law, Contract Law, and Public International Law at the University of the West Indies (Jamaica). Rowana-Kay is a founding member of the Oxford Law Black Alumni (OLBA) which was founded in 2020 to provide a platform for Black students and alumni of Oxford Law to connect with each other, support current students, and build a global, professional network.

Jurisdiction

Experience

  • Defended an international LPG company in a multi-million-dollar dispute against another LPG company which clandestinely entered into a distribution agreement with the former company’s distributor to take over the market.
  • Acted for an international bank in debt recovery matters as well as insolvency proceedings against a real estate company that constructed high-end condominiums but defaulted on a bank loan of approximately USD 5 Million.
  • Acted in defence of the largest hotel in St. Lucia in a highly contentious civil and commercial claim and in employment disputes.
  • Acted for a Creditor and Shareholder of a real estate company that owns assets in the Caribbean worth over USD 4 million.
  • Acted for a construction company in a claim against the Government for breach of contract and to recover damages.

 

Qualifications

Professional Background

  • London
  • Saint Lucia

Education

  • University of Oxford: BCL (2021)
  • Norman Manley Law School: Certificate of Legal Education, 2016
  • The University of the West Indies: LL.B., 2016 – First Class Honours (Top 10% of the Class)
  • Awards & Scholarships: Oxford- ID Travel Group Foundation Bonham-Carter Graduate Scholarship (2020- 2021), University of the West Indies Academic Award (2016), National Housing Trust Employees’ Children Scholarship (2015).

Bar Admissions

  • Saint Lucia, Attorney-at-Law & Notary Royal, 2017
  • Jamaica, Attorney-at-Law, 2016 (non-practicing)

Associations

  • Oxford Law Black Alumni (OLBA)- Founding member (BCL 2020-2021)
  • Saint Lucia Bar Association