Legal Scholarships For Dill, Oatley & Paynter

August 23, 2018 | 1 Comment

Marshall Diel & Myers announced that their Legal Scholarship Award for 2018 is to be shared between Zantae Dill and Amelia Oatley who will each receive $7,500 to assist with the cost of pursuing their legal studies, while Candace Paynter will also receive a bursary from Marshall Diel & Myers Limited in the sum of $2,500.

Adam Richards, Managing Director at Marshall Diel & Myers Limited said: “We are extremely pleased to award Amelia and Zantae with this year’s Scholarship. Both students impressed us during their work placements with the firm this summer.

“Each of these young women is extremely intelligent, articulate and astute. I have no doubt that they both have a bright future ahead of them and we are delighted to be assisting them in achieving their career goals.”

Zantae Dill, Candace Paynter and Amelia Oatley Bermuda August 2018

Amelia Oatley graduated with a Bachelor of Law Degree at the University of East Anglia this summer.

She said “I feel honoured to have received a scholarship from MDM. I have had the privilege of working as a summer student at MDM for the past two years and my experience at the firm has been so positive.

“I feel accepted as a part of the team and I feel supported by every member of the staff. The knowledge that I have gained throughout both placements at MDM has really helped me throughout my law degree. This September I will be studying the Legal Practice Course at The University of Law in Exeter and I am grateful to have received this scholarship to put towards my further studies.”

Zantae Dill is a second year law student at the University of the West of England expecting to graduate in 2019 with a minor in Psychology. She was a recipient of the ABIC Education Award and the Stephen Edwards Special Award in 2017. She graduated from Saltus Grammar School in 2016 with honours.

Zantae said “I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Marshall Diel and Myers Scholarship committee for choosing me to be a recipient of their 2018 award.

“I cannot express my gratitude enough to the firm for believing in me and investing in my future. I look forward to completing my law degree in this academic year and will always endeavor to exceed the expectations of those who support me.”

Candace Paynter is a Berkeley Institute graduate and is starting her Law LLB program at the University of Leicester in September 2018.

Candace said “I wish to thank Marshall Diel & Myers Limited most sincerely for granting me a bursary of $2,500 towards my studies in the field of law, in particular corporate law. As I enter the University in September to commence my studies, I shall be buoyed by the confidence you have placed in me, and always strive to do my very best for the sake of my parents and all who believe in me including your good selves.”

The company said, “Marshall Diel & Myers Limited strongly believes in supporting young Bermudians who aspire to a career in the legal profession. The Firm is committed to making an investment today to assist in developing tomorrow’s leaders of Bermuda’s legal community.

“For more information on opportunities for students including summer positions, pupillages and the annual scholarship, please visit the website or email Martine Purssell at Martine.Purssell@law.bm.

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  1. Well done, recipients of the law scholarships.

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