Some 16 young Caymanians have been getting to grips with the world of offshore law before returning to their studies across the globe thanks to Mourant Ozannes’ Summer Internship Programme.
Mourant Ozannes offers internships and bursaries globally to students who meet the firm’s criteria. The Programme provides a learning opportunity for students interested in a career in the offshore legal industry.
The students, depending on their studies, either worked alongside lawyers in areas including funds, finance and commercial litigation, or had the opportunity to work with the firm’s corporate services and marketing and business development teams to gain an understanding of how the business operates on a day to day basis.
The firm also partners with Cayman Finance on their Work Experience Programme to provide real-world experience to students seeking careers in the wider financial services industry.
Cayman managing partner, Peter Hayden, said: “Mourant Ozannes is committed to supporting bright young talent in the Cayman Islands and we take great pleasure from helping to develop and progress local students’ careers. We aim to provide an experience that will better prepare students for the future and our intern programme also helps us to identify promising young individuals who may be offered the opportunity to progress to our Chantal Whittaker Memorial Scholarship and articled clerk training programmes. We are proud to be able to provide this experience to new students each summer.”
Mourant Ozannes, Cayman Islands, Cayman Finance, Peter Hayden