Vidisha joined Lex Caribbean in 2000 and is a partner with the firm. She specializes in corporate finance and in commercial real estate. Vidisha's wealth of experience in corporate finance extends from the local arena, both in the private and public sectors, including statutory corporations and government financing transactions, to the international business sector.
She has represented both lenders and borrowers in real estate and other financing transactions, which have involved a variety of security packages including composite mortgage debentures, share charges, assignments, debt service agreements, subordinations, guarantees, security sharing arrangements and inter-creditor arrangements. She has acted on transactions dealing with bond issues, participations, commercial paper, various types of loans, including construction loans, and re-structuring transactions. She has conducted security reviews and advised on security packages. Vidisha also has experience in merger and acquisitions work involving leading financial institutions. In relation to international business, she has advised on local law and regulatory issues on loan and security arrangements in the context of complex and high value transactions.
In the area of real estate, Vidisha is experienced in merger and acquisitions transactions involving hotels and real estate developments, and has advised commercial developers on structuring, title issues, planning issues and local law, as well as regulatory issues. She has represented sellers and purchasers in structures involving sales and purchases of real property by way of conveyance, as well as using corporate structures, and also has experience in advising developers on structuring residential developments.
Vidisha has written several articles, including ones on various types of financing arrangements, guarantees, judgments and real estate.
Vidisha has a strong working knowledge of the French language, and has conducted mergers and acquisitions transactions in French. She is a member of the ADR Association of Barbados Inc. and has attended workshops and courses on negotiation at Harvard Law School and the London School of Economics & Political Science.
Vidisha has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) degree and a Master of Laws, has been called to the Bar in Barbados and Guyana and is on the Roll of Solicitors of England & Wales.