Brian G. des Vignes
Banking + Finance
Attorney-at-Law, Trinidad and Tobago – 1969
Following his admission to practice in 1969, Brian joined the firm’s litigation practice. In 1983, he joined the firm’s real estate team. With the rapid expansion of the real estate market, he has advised on several condominium and leasehold developments, complex real estate transactions and security documentation. His expertise is recognised and respected by both the government and private sectors, and his input is sought in any major review and reform of legislation relating to Property Law.
Brian represents major commercial banks, lenders, insurance companies, land developers and commercial landlords and tenants.
As a highly respected member of the legal profession, he was a member of the Integrity Commission of Trinidad and Tobago from 1992 to 2002. Brian was a member of a committee appointed by the Attorney-General to work with the Registrar-General and consultants to implement a computerised database of the Land Registry. He is also the Law Association’s representative on the Cabinet-appointed committee to implement three important pieces of legislation affecting the documentation and enforcement of real property rights – The Land Adjudication Act, the Registration of Titles to Land Act and the Land Tribunal Act.
Brian held the position of Senior Partner from May 2006 to December 2011 when he retired from the Firm. Brian is now a consultant with the firm and oversees certain projects, mentors and coaches the young associates, and generally assists in ensuring that the Firm adheres to best practices.
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