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Britt Smith

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Britt Smith is an Associate in the Litigation department of the Bermuda office of Conyers with experience in restructuring and insolvency, trust litigation and general commercial disputes. Prior to joining Conyers, she worked for an offshore firm in the Cayman Islands and Baker McKenzie in Sydney, Australia. Britt earned her legal qualifications from the University of New South Wales (Juris Doctor, Hons., Class 1) and the Australian National University (Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice). She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, and has a specialist accreditation in insolvency law.

Britt has acted for and advised creditors, shareholders, directors, limited partnerships, investment managers and liquidators in the offshore financial services market, as well as parties to complex commercial litigation and arbitrations. She has also advised trustees and beneficiaries in contentious trusts matters.

Education

  • University of Technology Sydney, Australia (in partnership with the Australian
    Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association): Advanced Certification, Restructuring
    and Insolvency (2016)
  • Australian National University: G. Dip Legal Practice (2014)
  • University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia: Juris Doctor (2013) (First Class Honors,
    Truman Hoyle Prize for Best Performing Student)
  • Columbia University, New York: Human Rights Law (2012, visiting scholar) (Dean’s List
    Recipient for Outstanding Excellence)
  • La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia: BA, Journalism (2005) (Dean’s List Recipient for
    Outstanding Academic Excellence)

Bar Admissions

  • Bermuda (2019)
  • Cayman Islands (2017) (non-practising)
  • Australia (2014) (non-practising)

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