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Peter Sherwood



"Peter Sherwood is a formidable lawyer and good at managing substantial and complex litigation."

Legal 500 Caribbean

"Peter Sherwood - very hardworking with an excellent legal mind. Peter is great to work with, forms part of the team and gets stuck in on matters, always adding value and providing clear guidance."

Legal 500 Caribbean

"Peter Sherwood's responsiveness and client service are excellent. He is always prompt in responding to client enquiries and he has a very high level of legal expertise and commercial awareness."

Chambers Global 2024

"Peter Sherwood has excellent commercial nous combined with strong technical foundations."

Chambers Global 2024



Peter is a partner in the dispute resolution and litigation team in the Cayman Islands. He advises on all aspects of insolvency litigation, general banking and commercial litigation and non-contentious insolvency and restructurings.


Peter qualified as a solicitor of England and Wales in 2008. Prior to joining Carey Olsen in 2015, he worked for leading international firms in London and in Sydney, working on contentious and non-contentious insolvencies and restructurings. Peter has acted for insolvency practitioners and creditors in complex financial services firms and brokers insolvencies, and has advised creditors and debtors on large, cross-border restructurings. He also has banking and commercial litigation experience.

Peter was admitted as an attorney-at-law of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands in 2015.

Awards and accolades


Peter is ranked by both Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners. Peter is described as an "excellent commercial restructuring adviser/ litigator" by the GRR 100. 

L500 Caribbean Next Gen Partner 2023
Peter Sherwood Chambers Global 2024