Legal scholarship takes Caymanian lawyer to partner

| 28/03/2018 | 8 Comments
Cayman News Service

Samuel Banks

(CNS): Samuel Banks, who began his legal career as a Cayman Islands Appleby scholarship recipient before joining the articled clerk programme, has been made a partner. Called to the bar in 2010 Banks is now a Blockchain technology and insurance expert in the firm’s corporate practice group and also recommended as a leading lawyer in Legal 500. Banks is also the Caymanian partner in a the medical venture, Doctors Express, which opened last summer.

Meanwhile, expatriate corporate attorney Jacob MacAdam has also been made partner at the offshore firm. Paul Kennedy, another overseas lawyer from the dispute resolution practice group, has been promoted to counsel. 

Bryan Hunter, Managing Partner of Appleby Cayman, said, “It is always gratifying to see growth within the firm, and I would like to offer my congratulations to Samuel, Jacob and Paul for achieving another milestone in their careers. These promotions allow us to recognise the talent of our employees and are also a reflection of the continued growth and success of our market leading practices.”

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Congratulations Sam! I don’t know you, but love the story.

  2. Northern Friend says:

    I had the privilege of working with Mr Banks during my time in Cayman, and he wholly deserves this. Well done Sam!

  3. Anonymous says:

    For all the benefits they derive, they should be handing out a few scholarships each year or so. Well done young man, see if you can assist in getting a scholarship for one of your friends now, each one teach one.

    CNS: Appleby is among a long list of local businesses and organisations that offer scholarships annually. See the full list here.

  4. Anonymous says:

    Congratulations Sam. Keep making us proud!

  5. Anonymous says:

    Congratulations! Wishing you all the best in your careers.

  6. Anonymous says:

    A good news story! Well done all.


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