May 12, 2021

Walkers [Cayman Islands] is pleased to announce the admission of a new attorney at law

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Thea Maitland 1George Town – Walkers is pleased to announce that Thea Maitland has been admitted as an attorney at law in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands. Thea’s application was moved by Walkers’ Global Managing Partner Ingrid Pierce before the Hon. Mr Justice Quin on Wednesday 3 August. Thea is Walkers 43rd articled clerk to be admitted.

Thea was born and raised in the Cayman Islands and attended John Gray High School, graduating in 2006. She then completed her Associate of Arts degree in Social Studies with Honours at the University College of the Cayman Islands in 2008 and she was awarded the highest GPA in the programme. Thea attended the University of Miami in Florida and obtained a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Sociology, minor in Psychology, Magna Cum Laude in 2010, receiving an award for 2010 Outstanding Graduating Student in recognition of excellent academic performance. She then went on to complete a Bachelor of Laws with Honours (First Class) at the Truman Bodden Law School, University of Liverpool in 2013, ranking second among her peers, and the Legal Practice Course with Distinction at the University of Law, Manchester in 2014.

“We are delighted to see Thea complete her articles and become an attorney at law in the Cayman Islands. Thea has had a glittering academic career and we are excited to see her develop into a premier attorney in Cayman,” said Anthony Partridge, Chairman of the Walkers Trainee Committee.

Thea Maitland, whose mother has worked at Walkers for 30 years and whose sister has worked at Walkers for 15 years, was the recipient of the 2010 and 2013 Walkers Legal Scholarships and was a Legal Intern with Walkers in the summers of 2011, 2012 and 2013 where she sat in Walkers’ Investment Funds, Trusts and Finance and Corporate Groups respectively. Thea will now join Walkers’ Global Trusts Group as an associate.

“It is testament to Thea’s determination, drive and talent that she has reached this milestone. We are delighted for her and look forward to seeing her career blossom as a Trusts and Wealth Structuring attorney”, commented Ingrid Pierce.

About Walkers

Walkers is a pre-eminent International Finance Centre law firm which operates through a network of offices across the globe providing multi-jurisdictional service. Walkers focuses on corporate and finance law with an emphasis on investment funds, private equity, structured products and capital markets, providing legal, corporate and fiduciary services and delivering clear, concise and practical advice to global corporations and financial institutions.

Walkers is experienced in all types of international and cross-border transactions and is committed to developing close working relationships with its clients. Walkers also operates expert groups dedicated to the world’s emerging markets in Latin America, Russia/CIS, China and India, with specialist lawyers experienced in working with clients from these regions.

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  1. Debbie Robinson says

    I am so very proud of this young, brilliant and ambitious Caymanian woman. Congratulations Thea.

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