Walkers announces two new hires for Cayman office

| 01/07/2015 | 0 Comments
Cayman News Service

Brett Basdeo

(CNS Business): Attorneys Stuart Rowe and Brett Basdeo have joined the Cayman Islands office of offshore law firm Walkers. Basdeo, who previously worked for rival firm Maples and Calder, joins Walkers as an Associate in its Insolvency & Dispute Resolution team. Rowe, formerly an Associate at Solomon Harris, joins Walkers as Senior Counsel to head Walkers’ real estate group. Basdeo has significant experience in commercial litigation, having advised fiduciaries and other officeholders and appointees as well as corporate, government and institutional clients on a broad range of disputes. He has appeared as an advocate before various statutory boards, tribunals, the Summary Court and the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Neil Lupton, partner in Walkers’ Insolvency and Dispute Resolution Group, stated, “We are delighted to have Brett joining us at Walkers. Brett is a high calibre legal practitioner and we can be certain that he has a long and bright future ahead of him at Walkers.”

Cayman News Service

Stuart Rowe

Rowe specialises in real estate and banking transactions, advising a wide range of clients on the acquisition, disposal, leasing and development of hotel, retail, commercial and residential property in the Cayman Islands. Rowe also has background in advising local and international financial institutions on lending and restructuring matters, and provides advice in respect of Cayman company formation and licensing.  He will be supported by Nan Erb who qualified as an attorney earlier in the year after successfully completing articles with the firm.

“We are very excited to have Stuart joining the Walkers team. We gain an experienced lawyer as well as a new leader to head our real estate practice group. This will be a great enhancement to our existing local practice.” Antonia Hardy, Walkers Cayman Islands Managing Partner said.

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