The Cayman branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) awarded the student of the year for 2015, sponsored by DART, to Philippa Stokes of Rawlinson & Hunter.
Ms. Stokes completed her final diploma exam in 2015 and achieved the highest average mark across all four papers of all the Cayman-based 2015 graduates.
At its annual general meeting, STEP also announced the first 38 student winners in a new awards scheme recognizing student achievement on a worldwide level.
The current award winners represent the top achievers across all of STEP’s exams for the period July 1 to Dec. 31, 2015.
STEP honored two Cayman students.
Jo-Anne Stephens of Higgs & Johnson achieved the highest mark in the STEP Advanced Certificate in Company Law and Practice, and Len De Vries of Dinner Martin Attorneys achieved the same in the STEP Certificate in International Trust Management.