Anna Goubault is Cayman’s newest attorney, having been called to the bar 7 January.
Ms Goubault has completed her articles with Ogier & Boxalls and now joins the firm to practice as a qualified lawyer.
She has been diligent in her determination to complete her studies, a trait noticed by Ogier & Boxalls training partner, Peter Cockhill.
‘Anna is a highly capable and focused individual who has excelled in her studies and in her work with our firm. We are very pleased to welcome Anna to our business law team and commend her on her admittance as an attorney,’ he said.
She equally proud of her accomplishments and gives credit for such to those closest to her.
“I am looking forward to embarking on my legal career and wish to thank my family and my firm for making this possible. I am extremely grateful to my family for all their support throughout the course of my studies and to the partners at Ogier & Boxalls for the excellent training I have received throughout my articles of clerkship.’
Ms Goubault has been with Ogier & Boxalls since September 2001, including a three month secondment to the Jersey office of Ogier & Le Masurier between September and December of 2004. During her articling period, she worked with the Banking and Finance team, the Investment Funds team and Litigation. During her secondment in Jersey, she focussed on trusts. Her chosen career path is in the area of business law.
After graduating from Loyola University of New Orleans, with a Bachelor of Science in Economics, Ms Goubault attended the Cayman Islands Law School (University of Liverpool), earning her LLB in Law with Honours and then Cayman Islands Law School (University of Belfast), receiving her Certificate in Cayman Law with Commendation. Her work experience includes a spell with the Cayman Islands Government, Portfolio of Finance and Economic Development in the OECD Secretariat and a period marshalling with Justice Levers.
In addition to keeping fit and reading, she belongs to the Young Professional Business Women’s Club dedicating time to their worthy initiatives.
Her family – parents Richard and Marie Goubault and sisters Simone Goubault and Stacey VanDevelde – and her friends and colleagues filled the courthouse to watch Ms Goubault don the ceremonial wig and gown and to enter into the career that she has spent the last five and a half years pursuing.