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Walkers Announces the Admission of Erin Panton as a new Cayman Attorney at Law

, September 2017

Friday 22 September 2017 saw Walkers Articled Clerk Erin Panton complete her legal training and called to the . Erin’s application was moved by Ingrid Pierce, Walkers’ Global Managing Partner, before Hon. Mr Justice McMillan. The courtroom was packed with family, friends and Walkers staff to witness the event. Erin is Walkers’ 46th Caymanian Articled Clerk to be called to the Bar. She was articled to Partner Dorothy Scott who also articled at the firm which is a testament to the ongoing success and longevity of the Walkers’ articled clerkship training programme.

Erin was a recipient of the 2014 . Born and raised in the Cayman Islands, Erin attended Cayman Prep and in Grand Cayman until Year 11 and then completed her schooling at Wando in Charleston, SC. Erin began her legal studies at the Truman Bodden Law School of the Cayman Islands (“TBLS”) in September 2011 and completed her LLB with an upper second class degree classification in the summer of 2014. During her time at TBLS Erin was the recipient of several awards including the Sweet & Maxwell Prize for best performance in first year modules, the Butterworths Law Prize and University of Liverpool Law Association prize for best performance and overall results in the second year modules and the Dillon Eustace Travel Bursary for the Top Performing Caymanian LLB Graduate. Erin then completed the Legal Practice Course in 2015 at the University of Law (Bloomsbury) in London and was awarded a Distinction. Prior to commencing her Articles, Erin spent six weeks volunteering as a policy officer at the Ministry of Financial Services.

The Chair of Walkers’ Trainee Committee, Caroline Heal commented “We congratulate Erin on her admission to the Cayman Islands Bar. It is a pleasure to have helped Erin reach this important milestone in her career and we have been delighted with her numerous academic and personal achievements to date. I am confident that she will make an excellent lawyer and I am thrilled that she will remain with Walkers as an Associate in our Investment Funds group.”

Please visit http://www.walkersglobal.com/index.php/students-graduates for more information about Walkers Legal Scholarship and Articled Clerk Programmes or contact [email protected].

About Walkers

Walkers is a leading international law firm. We provide legal, corporate and fiduciary services to global corporations, financial institutions, capital markets participants and investment fund managers. Our clients are the most innovative firms and institutions across the financial markets, and rely on us for our ability to provide solutions to their most important legal and business issues. We develop globally-minded, entrepreneurial lawyers who are experts in their field and committed to client service. Walkers is consistently ranked in the top tier of the leading global legal directories.

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AC1 (L to R): Partner Dorothy Scott, Erin Panton, Global Managing Partner Ingrid Pierce

AC2 (L to R): Jordana Clarke (Head of Training and Development), Dorothy Scott (Partner), Caroline Heal (Partner), Erin Panton, Ingrid Pierce (Global Managing Partner), Ramesh Maharaj (Partner) and Mellony Bryan-Waugh (Training and Development Administrator)

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