27/06/2018 | hsmoffice

STEP TQR: Cayman Foundation v Star Trust

HSM’s Robert Mack, Head of Private Client & Trusts, explores the main uses of a Cayman Islands Foundation Company (FC). Including succession planning, charitable/philanthropic and commercial applications. Further, the various ‘actors’ in an FC are detailed and their roles explained. Read more +

11/04/2018 | hsmoffice

HSM Participates in Cayman Brac Careers Fair at the Layman Scott High School

HSM participated in the Layman E. Scott Sr. High School Career Fair which was held on 23 March 2018. HSM was on hand to offer the students an opportunity to join their 2018/19 internship programme. IP Head Paralegal, Natasha Whitelocke Read more +

20/02/2018 | hsmoffice

HSM adds New Head of Corporate & Commercial Department

The HSM Group is enhancing its legal services with a new Head of Corporate & Commercial law. Mr. Peter De Vere. Peter joins HSM from another top-tier law firm in the Cayman Islands and specialises in all areas of Cayman Read more +

18/12/2017 | hsmoffice

New Students Join HSM Internship Programme

The HSM Group currently has 12 students undertaking a legal internship for the 2017-2018 Academic Year. The students started their internship in October 2017 and will complete the programme in June 2018. The Students were recruited at the Cayman Islands Read more +

HSM IP Introduces Legal Career Options to JGHS Students

HSM IP was given the opportunity to discuss the firm’s internship possibilities with John Gray High School Students on Friday, February 24, 2017. The IP team consisting of Ms. Lisa Chin-Forde, Ms. Kenyah Pinnock and Ms. Sophie Davies were on hand to present and join in the conversation with students in regards to their next education options, including attending the CIFEC programme.

Ms. Lisa Chin-Forde and Kenyah Pinnock who are both currently IP Assistants with HSM IP, revealed their experiences in the CIFEC programme. They also discussed their on the job experience and future ambitions to become paralegals at the firm. Ms. Pinnock and Ms. Chin-Ford were recruited a part of the CIFEC progamme and took part in the HSMIP Internship programme. IP Associate Ms. Sophie Davies additionally spoke with students about what employers look for when considering hiring CIFEC Students as well as a career in the legal profession especially in Intellectual Property.

HSM has worked with the CIFEC progamme since 2012 and recruits up to 12 new students per year from CIFEC to join our internship programme. The firm’s continued involvement in the CIFEC programme forms part of our commitment to the local community, as we continue to provide opportunities for young Caymanians to access the legal industry.

Managing Partner Huw Moses notes: “We are incredibly pleased to have CIFEC students play an integral role in our team. We aim to train them with the skills to achieve their full potential. We appreciate the opportunity to share our expertise with them and future students who may be interested in pursuing a career in law.”


Photo Caption – L- R: IP Associate Sophie Davies, Ms. Lisa Ford-Chin and Ms. Kenyah Pinnock Presenting at the John Gray High School Assembly.