Aspiring lawyer awarded Carey Olsen scholarship
Student and aspiring lawyer Ice'ces Jackson has been awarded the Carey Olsen Investing in People scholarship.
The firm said that she is the second person to be awarded the scholarship since its launch.
In September Ms Jackson, will begin the second year of her bachelor of law with business degree at the University of Law in Birmingham. She studied previously at the Berkeley Institute.
As part of the scholarship, she has been awarded a grant which will support her studies abroad through the duration of her degree.
Ms Jackson has also joined the firm for a four-week placement this summer during which she will gain experience by working alongside the trusts and corporate teams.
Mary Ward, a partner in the corporate team, said: "I am so pleased Ice'ces has been awarded the Investing in People scholarship. She is an exceptionally motivated student who stood out during the interviews for her tenacity and drive.
“Supporting students on their journey to becoming lawyers is important to the Carey Olsen partnership here in Bermuda and we're delighted another promising young Bermudian will be supported through this programme."
Ms Jackson said: "I am thrilled to be selected as the winner of this year's scholarship award. I'd like to express my sincere gratitude to the firm for making the scholarship possible and the financial support that will allow me to focus on my studies and complete my law degree in the UK.
“I am also extremely appreciative for the opportunity of a summer placement as I strive to become a qualified solicitor."