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Conyers Dill & Pearman is pleased to announce the appointment of Derek Stenson as a Partner in the Cayman Islands Corporate practice. Derek has particular expertise in insurance, reinsurance and structured products. He brings with him a wealth of experience and in-depth knowledge in those areas, which complements and enhances the firm’s offering.
Commenting on the new addition, Kevin Butler, Partner & Head of the Cayman Islands Office, said, “We are delighted to welcome Derek to the firm. I have known him personally for some years and his background, particularly in insurance and reinsurance, makes him a custom fit for us. We are very confident that his significant and broad expertise will help us further strengthen our position in Cayman”.
Derek originally trained and worked in the insurance and capital markets practice of a leading Irish law firm before moving to a leading offshore firm in Cayman, where he specialised in insurance, capital markets and general corporate and finance matters. His extensive experience includes advising a wide range of international financial and insurance institutions on all aspects of insurance and reinsurance law and regulation. He is also proficient in advising on insurance M&A and corporate finance transactions, repackagings, CLOs, portfolio transfers, restructurings, stock exchange listings, mergers, migrations, contractual negotiations and regulatory and compliance matters.
“I am extremely excited to be joining Conyers. The firm is highly regarded and has an unrivalled reputation in my areas of focus, so joining forces was an easy decision. I’m really looking forward to working with the team and contributing to the ongoing success of the firm”, added Mr. Stenson.