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Conyers Announces 2022 Legal Education Awards Recipients

May 2022 Sophia Greaves

Conyers is pleased to announce the recipients of the Legal Education Awards for 2022. This year, the firm supported five Bermudian law students with over $70,000 in funding.

  • Sierra Brangman was presented with the Conyers Legal Scholarship to further her legal studies at the University of Dundee, where she is entering her 3rd year. The award is valued at $30,000 per year for a maximum of three years.
  • Angelica Wales and Nazari Woods have each received a Legal Award of $20,000 and $15,000, respectively. Angelica will be graduating from The University of Law and will be entering the post-graduate Legal Practice Course (LPC) in September 2022. Nazari will be graduating from University of Kent and entering the post-graduate Legal Practice Course (LPC) in September 2022.
  • Chrysda Smith and Taylor Crichlow have each received a bursary of $8,000 and $5,000 respectively to begin their studies of law. Chrysda will be attending University of Law, Manchester following her graduation from York University with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology. Taylor will be going to University of Essex following her graduation from Warwick Academy secondary school.

“A warm congratulations to our 2022 Legal Awards recipients,” said Sophia Greaves, Director, who chaired the selection committee. “We are delighted to support these young Bermudians with their legal studies and look forward to celebrating their future achievements.”

Conyers is passionate about supporting the future generation of lawyers in Bermuda. We are proud of our long-standing commitment to growing legal talent in the community and contributing to the personal and professional development of law students. Since its inception more than 30 years ago, the Legal Education Awards have donated over $2 million to students in Bermuda who are planning to embark on a career in law.

In addition to the Legal Education Awards, the firm offers an unmatched suite of comprehensive student programmes in Bermuda designed to foster professional development. Hands-on learning opportunities include the Summer Law and Pupilage programmes, in which participants are mentored by our lawyers, work on real client projects, and participate in daily life at the firm. Our Gap-Year Internship programme allows recent graduates from Bermuda senior schools, or those already enrolled in an undergraduate or Masters programme, to gain real-world experience working in different areas of the firm. Other initiatives include our ongoing networking and open house events where students can explore what it means to pursue a path in law.

We encourage students interested in a legal career and learning more about Conyers to get in touch with us. Please visit: conyers.com/scholarships.

 


Sophia Greaves
Director

Bermuda   +1 441 294 5929


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