Worldwide agency pronounces regulation scholarships for Scottish pupils

INTERNATIONAL regulation agency CMS has introduced it is going to supply scholarships to assist three Scottish pupils in pursuing a authorized profession.

As a part of an annual UK-wide initiative, the CMS Legislation Scholarships Scheme for Scotland awards £2,500 annually to high-performing state college college students from economically challenged backgrounds whereas they’re finishing their regulation levels. 

The scholarship is price £10,000 over a four-year Scottish diploma. 

Allan Wernham, Managing Director of CMS in Scotland

Recipients of this yr’s scholarships are Jaya Khasria from Vale of Leven Academy in West Dunbartonshire; Eva Frew, a pupil at Hamilton Grammar Faculty, South Lanarkshire; and Olamide (Ola) Fadun from Lourdes Secondary Faculty in Glasgow. 

Together with the annual monetary assist all through their authorized research, they may also profit from mentoring by a professional lawyer and shall be supplied paid work expertise with CMS throughout their first yr of college.

Now in its ninth yr in Scotland, earlier scholarship winners have gone on to check at most of the prime UK universities and have secured coaching contracts at a few of the world’s largest regulation corporations, together with CMS.

Earlier this yr pupils have been initially invited to use for the programme by responding to motivational questions and submitting an essay on certainly one of two subjects contemplating whether or not everybody ought to have the fitting to strike, or if deepfakes are a criminal offense which ought to have authorized penalties.

Brief-listed candidates from colleges throughout Scotland have been then invited to attend an interview, meet trainees and expertise life as a professional solicitor throughout a digital evaluation week.

Allan Wernham, Managing Director of CMS in Scotland, mentioned: “Following an especially top quality and aggressive software course of, we’re delighted to offer our assist to a few younger and aspiring Scottish pupils who all share a ardour for regulation.

“Our scholarship programme is concentrated on serving to pupils whose financial circumstances can show to be a barrier to them attaining a spot at a prestigious college or establishing a profession in regulation.

“I congratulate this yr’s recipients and we look ahead to supporting them inside the agency as they develop their authorized careers.” 

Commenting on his scholarship award, Ola Fadun mentioned: “Collaborating in all points of the CMS scholarship programme has been an incredible expertise.

“The mentorship, work placement and monetary assist supplied has put my objective of excelling inside the subject of regulation inside attain.

“It’s wonderful to see a good regulation agency like CMS giving again to the neighborhood by providing younger individuals like me the chance to expertise and significantly discover a authorized profession.“

Fellow scholarship recipient Eva Frew mentioned: “I’m so grateful for this chance and excited for the longer term.

“It would help me in reaching my full potential in addition to attaining my objective of changing into a profitable regulation scholar and solicitor.”

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