‘Congratulations and welcome back to your home in the Cayman Islands,’ Mr. Justice Alexander Henderson told Attorney Nicholas Bullmore last week.
Admitted as a solicitor in the courts of England and Wales on 17 October, Mr. Bullmore returned to Cayman and was called to the local bar on 7 November.
His admission was moved by Attorney Aristos Galatopolous, a partner in the litigation department of Maples and Calder.
In reviewing the application for admission, Mr. Justice Henderson commented that Mr. Bullmore had received excellent training at some of the world’s premier law firms and was joining one now.
Cayman residents of an older generation will remember Mr. Bullmore’s parents: Theo, an accountant, and Judy, former district nurse in East End. The couple first lived in Cayman in 1975, then went back to England.
When the family returned to the island permanently in 1981, Nicholas was two years old.
He attended the Catholic school here before going to boarding school in the UK.
He graduated from Worcester College at oxford in 2001 with first class honours in modern history.
After a two-week internship with Clifford Chance in London, he pursued a two-year legal practice course that led to a postgraduate diploma in law.
In 2003, he joined the firm of Slaughter and May to undertake his articles. Part of his corporate/commercial work involved floatation of companies. His work also included dispute resolution and tax research.
In presenting these credentials, Mr. Galatopolous advised the court that Mr. Bullmore working with maples and Calder’s corporate group.
Mr. Justice Henderson told Mr. Bullmore that law in the Cayman Islands would be as interesting and challenging as anywhere in the world. ‘It’s a great place to practise,’ he said.