Bhavesh Patel



Cayman Islands


T: +1 345 943 7700

M: +1 345 925 7921


DD +1 345 815 0721

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Bhavesh has been with Forbes Hare since 2013. He is an associate in the firm’s Litigation department and is currently based in the Cayman Islands having initially joined the firm in London. He regularly advises on cross-border insolvency matters and has experience acting for international clients on all aspects of general commercial litigation, shareholder/company disputes, and contentious trusts and funds matters.

Bhavesh trained with Herbert Smith Freehills in London prior to qualification and subsequently practised in their Dispute Resolution department.  During that time he was seconded to Royal Bank of Scotland Plc and UBS for in-house litigation roles, and also worked on general commercial matters, intellectual property disputes, banking and financial services litigation, and regulatory investigations. Bhavesh has also worked in legal practice in New Delhi for one of India’s foremost litigation firms, during which time he represented clients in the Delhi High Court.

Bhavesh is admitted to practice in both the Cayman and British Virgin Islands.


Oxford University, BA (Hons)

BPP Professional Education, Graduate Diploma in Law and LPC

Bar Admissions

Admitted as an Attorney-at-law, Cayman Islands

Admitted as a solicitor in the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands)

Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales (currently non-practising)

Practice Areas

Commercial litigation

Contentious Insolvency

Shareholder/Company disputes

Trust disputes

Funds disputes

Financial Services litigation

Intellectual Property disputes

Employment disputes


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