Appleby Spurling Hunter is announcing that only a few days remain to submit applications for its Legal Education Scholarship.
Deadline is Friday.
The scholarship provides an incredible opportunity for young Caymanians to study law at the Cayman Islands Law School or an approved overseas university.
Appleby has employed many of its past scholarship recipients who have built extremely successful careers within the organisation.
Scholarship recipients receive financial assistance, specialised in-house training and guidance from the group’s global offshore team.
In-house training begins with a summer placement working directly with attorneys in a variety of practice areas. The placement also includes the opportunity to attend several in-house seminars led by senior attorneys, access to the group’s extensive law library and on-line databanks, networking opportunities and summer social events.
Upon completion of their degree and being offered the position of articled clerk, recipients will have access to some of the best legal minds during a structured training program that lasts for 18 months. Appleby is one of the few organisations on the island that has a dedicated training department and facilities that assist in the delivery of a wide range of training courses for scholarship recipients and employees.
The scholarship program has proved to be an enormous success for past recipients, with the majority still working with Appleby and having built extremely successful careers in their chosen fields of expertise.
Nick Joseph and Bryan Hunter are two such examples.
Bryan is a partner and the Leader of the Insurance team, as well as deputy team leader of the Funds and Investment Services team.
Nick is also a partner and leader of the General Litigation team at Appleby. He enjoys the family feel that Appleby has managed to retain from its small firm roots, making it a welcoming and encouraging environment to build a career within.
A more recent recipient of the Appleby scholarship is Caroline McCann.
Caroline was admitted to the Cayman Islands Bar in June 2006 and has since joined the Corporate and Commercial Practice Group at Appleby. She made the comment that her studies were easier after having had on-ground experience through her summer placement.
Other successful scholarship recipients are too numerous to profile, but include Anne Foster and Andre Ebanks who were both admitted to the Cayman Islands Bar this year. Appleby also has several recipients still in law school or completing training overseas, including Chanda Glidden, Christine Bodden, Charmaine Richter, Liesl Richter and Tara Rivers.
Applicants are encouraged to contact: Human Resources Manager, Appleby Spurling Hunter, Clifton House, 75 Fort St, PO Box 190 GT, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Tel 345 949 4900, Fax 345 949 4901 or email [email protected].
Who they are:
Appleby Spurling Hunter is a leading provider of sophisticated, specialised offshore legal services. With more than 430 lawyers and staff, the organisation is uniquely positioned in the key offshore jurisdictions of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands, and has offices in the financial centres of Hong Kong and London.