Annalisa Shibli

Annalisa Shibli 

Counsel | Cayman

Insolvency and Corporate Disputes

  • Annalisa is very easy to deal with and always responsive.
    Client feedback


Annalisa is a Counsel in the Insolvency and Corporate Disputes team in Cayman. She has a broad practice covering commercial litigation, cross-border insolvency and restructuring.

Her experience includes work on high-value fraud and asset tracing claims, the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards and shareholder disputes. She regularly advises limited partners, shareholders, directors and fund managers on insolvency-related matters.


Annalisa was admitted as an attorney in the Cayman Islands in 2014, following which she practised as an associate at Walkers both in the Cayman Islands and Hong Kong.


Annalisa obtained an LLB with Honours from Durham University and went on to complete the LPC at the University of Law in Manchester, before returning to the Cayman Islands to train as an Articled Clerk with Walkers.


  • INSOL International Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners' Association
  • International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)
  • Annalisa is also a Cayman Islands Notary Public

My services
Contentious risk and regulatory

In regulatory disputes there are often fine lines between the usual wrangling with the regulator and something more serious – by matching our mix of experienced contentious and non-contentious lawyers to the particular problem at hand, we achieve better and more efficient outcomes. As regulatory experts, we frequently act on contentious matters and can leverage our experience to help clients achieve the highest regulatory standards and avoid common pitfalls.

Merger appraisal disputes

Collas Crill’s Cayman Islands' appraisal practice is headed by Partner Rocco Cecere, who is recognised as a leading practitioner in the field. Rocco’s team has significant experience in appraisal litigation.

Rocco is a member of the Grand Court’s users committee which drafted the procedural rules governing appraisals matters. The Cayman Islands' merger regime is a relatively new and evolving law. Our cross-border team acts on dissenter and company side, from pre-merger stage all the way through to trail and any appeals.

22 Jan 2024

Chambers Chapter: 'Trends & Developments'

Collas Crill has contributed to Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide 2024.  Cayman Local Managing Partner and Insolvency and Corporate Disputes global practice head Stephen Leontsinis co-authored the "Cayman Islands: Trends & Developments" cha...

2 Jan 2024

Collas Crill announces promotions across its global practice groups

Collas Crill has made a number of promotions across its Channel Island and Caribbean offices. In the Channel Islands, Jersey-based Fritha Ford and Lynne Calder have been promoted to Group Partner and in Guernsey Amy Davies has been promoted to Senior Ass...

7 Sep 2023

Annalisa Shibli is a Woman in FIRE

Annalisa Shibli, Senior Associate in Collas Crill's Cayman Dispute Resolution team, has been invited to join the new TL4 (ThoughtLeaders4) Women in FIRE Advisory Committee. The Women in FIRE initiative will aim to connect women of all backgrounds and ex...

31 Aug 2022

A new era of restructuring - Cayman

A new restructuring regime comes into force today in the Cayman Islands under the Companies (Amendment) Act 2021 (Amendment Act) and the Companies Winding Up (Amendment) Rules 2022 (Amendment Rules), referred to herein as the Restructuring Regime. As...

6 May 2022

Cayman office promotion

Collas Crill has announced the promotion of Annalisa Shibli to Senior Associate in its Dispute Resolution team in Cayman. Annalisa joined Collas Crill in July 2021 as an Associate, having spent more than seven years in Cayman and Hong Kong at another of...

9 Mar 2022

ThoughtLeaders4 essays

Two essays produced by Collas Crill Dispute Resolution associates have been published by ThoughtLeaders4 FIRE Starters. Jersey's Caitlin Bruce, who won the the publication's essay competition, wrote on the topic of fraud and insolvency in Jersey with a ...

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Event 13 Mar 2023

TL4 FIRE Americas - Cayman

Event 6 Nov 2023

Collas Crill in New York

Event 24 Nov 2023

TL4 Women in FIRE

Event 10 May 2022

Lessons from Luckin

Event 21 Feb 2024

TL4 Global Summit: Dublin

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