Four lawyers at Mourant have been sworn in before the Royal Court of Jersey following the successful completion of their Jersey Law exams.
On 22 December 2021, Nicola Le Boutillier, Holly Thebault and Ellie Wood were sworn in as Solicitors, and Samuel Malpass as an Advocate.
Nicola and Holly are Associates in the firm’s Jersey Litigation team. Nicola joined Mourant in 2017 as a Trainee having studied her LLB at the University of Reading and gaining a experience as a Paralegal in London.
In 2018, Holly also joined the Litigation team as a Trainee, after working as a Paralegal in the same team the year before. This year, Holly won the 2021 Jersey Finance Rising Stars Award in the Law category. Holly gained her LLB (Hons) Law with American Studies from the University of Sussex.
Holly and Nicola both achieved the highest mark in the Law of Contract paper in their Jersey Law exams and were recognised with a prize from the Law Society of Jersey.
Ellie, an Associate in the Jersey Funds practice, joined Mourant in 2017 as Paralegal and became a Trainee in 2019 when she began studying the Jersey Law exams. Ellie completed her LLB at the University of Exeter.
Samuel is a Senior Associate in the Finance and Corporate team in Jersey. Samuel joined Mourant in 2016 as an Associate in the firm’s BVI office. He moved to Jersey in 2018 and was promoted to Senior Associate in May 2019. Samuel read law at the University of Durham, before completing the Legal Practice Course at the University of Sheffield. He obtained a distinction in his Master’s degree (Commercial Law LLM) from the University of Northumbria while completing his training contract.
Mourant Jersey Managing Partner Daniel Birtwistle said: “Congratulations to Nicola, Holly, Ellie and Sam for successfully passing their Jersey Law exams. This is the culmination of a great deal of hard work and dedication to their studies by all four lawyers.
At Mourant, we are hugely committed to the professional growth of all our people, helping everyone to excel and reach their full potential. We look forward to continuing our support of them through the next stages of their careers with us.”