Seema Kapoor has been admitted to the Caymanian Bar Association to practice locally as an attorney.
She completed her articles at Maples and Calder, having trained in various departments including investment funds, finance, corporate, litigation and trusts. Having performed well in each, Ms Kapoor’s character and qualifications for admission were endorsed by the firm’s partners and colleagues with whom she worked. She will qualify as an attorney in the Maples and Calder investment funds team.
Born in New Delhi, India, and educated at Jesus & Mary College at Delhi University, Ms Kapoor graduated with a bachelor’s of arts degree, with honours, majoring in economics.
In 1986, she moved to the Cayman Islands and was employed both in the private sector and with the Cayman Islands government. She also participated in various community outreach projects including the National Committee Against Domestic Abuse, the campaign for Activism against Gender Violence, and the Silent Witness programme.
Ms Kapoor obtained a master’s of sciences degree, with distinction, in the field of human resources management.
In 2006 she commenced studies at the Cayman Islands Law School.
In her first year as a law student, she won the Sweet & Maxwell law prize for her top results. She graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree, with honour. She was registered as a Notary Public, and was a deputy chair of the Cayman Islands Labour Tribunal.
She passed her legal professional practice course with distinction, placing second in her class of 2010.