Rose-Mary Basham, Q.C.
Rose-Mary has been a Queen’s Counsel since 1989 and has been named one of the best lawyers in Canada in corporate and commercial and family law litigation for a number of years. Her broad litigation experience and aggressive and fearless approach in Court has earned her a reputation of being one of the toughest litigators in Vancouver and has allowed her to consistently deliver good results to her clients.
Rose-Mary acts for clients from a diverse range of fields and industries including: real estate developers, entrepreneurs with shopping centres and other real estate holdings and radio and TV stations, and individuals and corporations with multi-jurisdictional assets. She has also acted in constitutional and human rights challenges. She has extensive experience as a trial and appellate counsel in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal of British Columbia and has appeared in the Supreme Court of Canada.
Rose-Mary was born in Hong Kong and attended high school and university in British Columbia. She is fluent in Cantonese.
- Graduated from Point Grey Secondary School, Vancouver, 1969
- B.A. Honours in Business Economics, University of British Columbia, 1973
- LLB.,University of British Columbia, 1976
- Called to the British Columbia Bar, 1977
- Member, Canadian Bar Association
Queen’s Counsel since 1989
Named one of the Best Lawyers in Canada in Corporate and Commercial Litigation since inauguration of the publication, "Best Lawyers in Canada"
Named one of the Best Lawyers in Canada in Family Law Litigation since 2007