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Britt Smith

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Britt Smith is an Associate in the Litigation and Restructuring practice in the Bermuda office. She has experience in contentious trust matters, contentious restructuring and insolvency, and complex commercial litigation and arbitration. She advises and acts for trustees, protectors and beneficiaries in respect of offshore trusts and estates; directors, creditors, shareholders and liquidators in the offshore financial services market; and parties to large commercial disputes. Prior to joining Conyers in 2019, Britt practised at Baker McKenzie in their tier 1 Dispute Resolution and Insolvency team, and at a leading offshore firm in the Cayman Islands. 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 trustees and beneficiaries in contentious trust disputes, as well as creditors, shareholders, directors, limited partnerships, investment managers and liquidators in the offshore financial services market. She has also acted for parties to large cross-border commercial disputes and arbitrations, and is accustomed to managing complex, high-value litigation.

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 in stage 3)
  • Columbia University, New York: Law (Summer 2012, visiting student)
  • La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia: BA, Journalism (2005)

Bar Admissions

  • Bermuda (2021)
  • Cayman Islands (2017) (non-practising)
  • Australia (2014) (non-practising)

Upcoming Firm Events

21 Jun 2022
2022 Marine Money Week

The Pierre Hotel, 2 East 61st Street at Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10065

26 Jun 2022
INSOL London 2022

JW Marriott Grosvenor House London
86-90 Park Lane, London, W1K 7TN

28 Jun 2022
Bermuda Private Client Exchange 2022

The St. Regis Bermuda Resort