Lauren Pereira Called to the Bar and joins Conyers
Bermudian Lauren Pereira has been Called to the Bar, and has joined the Bermuda office of international law firm Conyers as an associate in the corporate department, the firm announced.
Ms Pereira was called in a ceremony in the Supreme Court before Puisne Judge Larry Mussenden on Friday.
She has completed her one-year law pupillage at Conyers, which began last March.
Sophia Greaves, a director at Conyers, said: “At Conyers, we pride ourselves on the recruitment and retention of exceptional examples of talented, hardworking and dedicated individuals.
“I have no doubt that Lauren will fulfil this mandate, within our firm and within our community.”
In 2019, Ms Pereira achieved her graduate diploma in law and completed her legal practice course at the University of Law, London, where she was active in the school community as class representative, Conyers said.
She gained legal experience at Marshall Diel & Myers Ltd from 2017 until 2018, after completing an undergraduate degree in political science at Queen’s University in Canada. Ms Pereira completed her high school education at Trinity College in Canada.
In her address to the court, the firm said Ms Pereira thanked her Conyers mentors Ms Greaves, Rhys Williams and Davina Hargun, and also expressed her gratitude to colleagues Chiara Nannini, Victor Richards, Alexandra Macdonald, Jennifer Panchaud and Sarah Lusher for their continued guidance and support over the past year.
Ms Pereira said: “I am humbled and privileged to be called to the Bermuda Bar. The mentorship which I received during my pupillage has well equipped me for this next chapter, and I am extremely grateful to Conyers for the opportunity.”
She also thanked her parents Edward and Poppy Pereira for their constant love and support, “without which I would not be here right now”.