Brett Basdeo

Brett Basdeo

Senior Counsel

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Practice Areas

Brett Basdeo joined Walkers' Cayman Islands office in 2015 where he is a senior counsel in the Insolvency & Dispute Resolution Group. Brett specialises in commercial litigation, advising fiduciaries and other officeholders and appointees as well as corporate, government and institutional clients on a wide range of disputes. He has appeared before numerous adjudicative bodies in the Cayman Islands as an advocate, including various statutory boards, tribunals, the Summary Court, the Civil and specialist Financial Services Divisions of the Grand Court, and as instructing counsel in the Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands.

Brett is regularly involved in legislative review and consultation with the Cayman Islands Government, with particular interests in intellectual property, data protection, cyber security and technology operations.

Prior to joining Walkers, Brett worked in the litigation and insolvency practice of another eminent Cayman Islands-based law firm for six years.

Admitted In:
Cayman Islands

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Honours; Truman Bodden Law School (University of Liverpool)
Legal Practice Course, College of Law London (Moorgate)

Brett is the author of the 5th Edition of the Small Claims Handbook on Summary Court procedure, published by the Office of the Complaints Commissioner (parliamentary ombudsman) in the Cayman Islands.

Brett was appointed as a Notary Public of the Cayman Islands in 2016.

Brett is a member of the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association (CILPA), the Restructuring and Insolvency Specialists Association (RISA), International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL International) and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb).