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Mourant lawyers named as Female Leaders by IFLR1000

Five lawyers, from leading legal and governance services firm Mourant, have been recognised for their talents by IFLR1000 which has named them among “the most prominent female lawyers” in their respective areas of expertise.

Partners, Catherine Pham (Cayman Islands), Frances Watson (Guernsey), Helen Wyatt (Guernsey) and Felicia de Laat (Jersey) and Consultant Rachael McDonald (BVI) are all included on the 2021 list of Women Leaders by Jurisdiction.

This year’s Guide is described as: “by far the most comprehensive yet, featuring more than 750 lawyers globally” and promotes the most prominent female lawyers working in the areas of law researched within their jurisdictions. This is an elite group of lawyers with outstanding reputations within their markets who have expertise and experience of working on complex deals, and who have risen to hold leadership roles with their firms or their practices.”

Cayman Islands Managing Partner, Hayden Isbister, said: “We are delighted that one of our Partners is among the five senior female lawyers that have been recognised amongst the most prominent in their field.  Catherine is a fantastic role model and I would like to congratulate her on this achievement.”

Catherine is a Partner in the Cayman Islands Corporate and Finance practice, specialising in investment funds including the structuring, formation, regulation and governance of investment fund structures, their downstream transactions and exit mechanisms.

IFLR1000’s research team analyses thousands of research submissions, conducts thousands of interviews with law firm partners, and surveys tens of thousands of clients to determine IFLR1000’s Women Leaders.