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Jacari Brimmer-Landy is the latest young Bermudian lawyer to be called to the Bermuda Bar. The ceremony took place at the Commercial Court on Friday 4 October before Chief Justice Narinder Hargun.
Jacari is an Associate in the Corporate Practice at Conyers. He started his one year pupillage with Conyers in September 2018 having worked at the firm as a summer law student in both 2015 and 2016.
Addressing the Court, Conyers Director Sophia Greaves, described Jacari as “highly intelligent, intellectually curious, hardworking and driven, but also extremely courteous and compassionate.” She added that Jacari is a young man of “exceptional tenacity” and a true “standout individual”.
Jacari’s ambition to become an effective corporate lawyer is apparent throughout his education and work experience, having secured internships at a number of firms in Bermuda. He has a keen interest in business and economics, having studied Economics and Finance at the University of Toronto, and is a 2017 LLB graduate of City, University of London.
Jacari attended Gilbert Institute and Saltus Grammar School, where he was Head Boy. He was Premier of Bermuda’s Youth parliament from 2008 to 2010, was named Bermuda’s Outstanding Teen in 2010, and is a skilled debater. His achievements have been recognised with numerous educational scholarships.
“We are delighted that Jacari has chosen to launch his legal career with us,” said Conyers Director Marcello Ausenda. “Jacari is bright, ambitious, hardworking and extremely personable. He has quickly asserted himself as a talented member of our corporate team. Having had the benefit of working closely with him during his internships and pupillage with us, I know that Jacari is a person of high character who is about to embark on what I expect will be a long and successful career as a corporate lawyer.”
“It is an honour to have been called to the Bar of Bermuda,” said Jacari. “The mentorship I received during my pupillage has helped me to succeed and I look forward to developing my career further.” In his address to the Court, Jacari thanked all those who supported him on his journey to success including his teachers, mentors, colleagues and family, especially his mother Chamaigne.