Rose-Mary Basham, Q.C.

Associate Counsel

Direct 604-691-7550

Fax 604-632-4435

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