Maples Group welcomes record number of newly qualified Caymanian lawyers in 2023
Maples and Calder, the Maples Group’s law firm, is pleased to announce that five articled clerks successfully completed their articles of clerkship programme with the firm this year. Following their admissions as attorneys-at-law in the Cayman Islands, Anastassia Webster, Alexandra Jennings, Annika Brown, Christiana McMurdo and Martynna Berry were appointed as Associates across a range of practice areas in the firm’s Cayman Islands and London offices.
In February, Alexandra and Anastassia were admitted by The Honourable Justice Margaret Ramsay-Hale and their admission was moved by Dispute Resolution & Insolvency Partner Quentin Cregan. While Annika was admitted by The Honourable Justice Richards and her admission was moved by Dispute Resolution & Insolvency Partner, Nick Herrod. In June Christiana and Martynnawere admitted by The Honourable Justice Margaret Ramsay-Hale and their admission was moved by Dispute Resolution & Insolvency Partners, Luke Stockdale, James Eldridge and Christian La-Roda Thomas, respectively.
“On behalf of the partners and the firm, I would like to congratulate Anastassia, Alexandra, Annika, Christiana and Martynna on their achievements and welcome them to their practice groups. Each can be proud of their accomplishments and we look forward to their continued success both within their practice groups and the wider firm.” commented Matthew Gardner, Cayman Islands Managing Partner. “Our articles of clerkship programme continues to go from strength to strength and we look forward to continuing to support, train and inspire the next generation of Caymanian lawyers.”
The firm continues to demonstrate its commitment to recruiting, training and promoting aspiring lawyers in the Cayman Islands and, since 2005, it has successfully supported nearly 50 Caymanians to be admitted as attorneys-at-law. The firm’s scholarship programme provides financial assistance to students throughout university while the firm’s articles of clerkship programme provides graduates the opportunity to train and qualify as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands.