Mobile Menu

Ruth Hatt


Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7394

Ruth Hatt

Ruth Hatt is Counsel in the Cayman Islands office of Conyers Dill & Pearman. Ruth joined Conyers in 2014. She qualified as a solicitor in 1998 and practiced with Clifford Chance in London prior to moving to the Cayman Islands in 2003.

Ruth specialises in all aspects of corporate, regulatory, licensing, information disclosure and anti-money laundering matters. She has extensive experience advising a wide range of financial institutions with special emphasis on regulatory matters, including advising on licence applications to the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority across all spectrums of Cayman Islands regulatory laws and tax information disclosure requirements under the Cayman Islands Tax Information Authority Law (to include the Common Reporting Standard and FATCA). Ruth is an Associate Member of the Chartered Insurance Institute and is a Chartered Insurance Practitioner. Throughout her career she has assisted insurance captives, reinsurers and domestic insurance companies on all aspects of insurance licensing and ongoing regulatory matters, including anti-money laundering and combating of terrorist financing and sanction matters.

Professional Background

  • Partner, Another Cayman law firm, Cayman Islands, 2009-2014
  • Global Head of Insurance, Another international law firm, Cayman Islands and London, 2003-2007
  • Clifford Chance LLP, London, Financial Institutions Group, 1999-2003
  • City Law Partnership (now part of Maclay Murray & Spens LLP), 1996-1999
  • Lloyd’s of London, Regulatory and Monitoring, 1995-1996


  • College of Law, London, 1995
  • University of Leicester, Law LL.B (Hons), 1994

Bar Admissions

  • Cayman Islands, Attorney, 2003
  • England & Wales, Solicitor, 1998 (not currently practicing)
  • Recognised in the 2015 edition (and 2014) of Who’s Who Legal (insurance and reinsurance)
  • Recommended lawyer, Legal 500 2013 (insurance)
  • Individual recipient Client Choice Award winner 2013
  • Associate Member, Chartered Insurance Institute and Chartered Insurance Practitioner
  • Member, Cayman Islands Law Society