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Derek Stenson


Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7392

Derek Stenson

Legal 500 Caribbean 2019

Derek Stenson is a Partner in the Cayman Islands office of Conyers Dill & Pearman. Derek joined Conyers in 2018. He specialises in insurance, reinsurance and structured products, as well as a broad range of corporate and finance matters.

Derek has extensive experience advising a wide range of international financial and insurance institutions on all aspects of insurance and reinsurance law and regulation. Derek also has particular expertise advising on repackagings and collateralized loan obligations, corporate finance and M&A transactions, portfolio transfers, restructurings, stock exchange listings, mergers, migrations, contractual negotiations and regulatory and compliance matters.

Derek has been consistently ranked as a recommended Lawyer in Legal 500 since 2014. Clients highlight him having “outstanding knowledge, responsiveness and collaboration with other advisors”. They also note that he is “intelligent, diligent, responsive and hardworking”.

Professional Background

  • Senior Counsel at a preeminent Cayman Islands law firm
  • Associate, William Fry, Ireland

Bar Admissions

  • Cayman Islands, Attorney at Law, 2011
  • Ireland, Solicitor, 2006
  • Recognised in the 2019 edition (2017-2014) of Legal 500 Caribbean (Insurance and Reinsurance)
  • Insurance Sub-Committee of Cayman Finance
  • Reinsurance Sub-Committee of Cayman Finance
  • Marketing Committee of Insurance Managers Association of the Cayman Islands
  • Editorial Board of Captive Insight