11 December 2017

Mourant Ozannes Supports Four Local Charities During Annual Away Day

Employees from the Cayman office of law firm, Mourant Ozannes, once again contributed to their community during their annual away day. Teams of people from the firm went out into the community to help local organisations including Literacy is for Everyone (LIFE), the Cayman Islands Red Cross, Francis Bodden Children’s Home, and the Cayman Islands Humane Society.

More than 70 people from the firm swapped their desks to work with local charities taking part in a range of activities including entering over 1000 books in to the John A Cumber primary school library database which had kindly been donated by LIFE.  Mourant Ozannes also donated over $200 worth of new and used books to the deserving charity. Other volunteers spent their time cleaning the beaches of Cayman, washing and exercising dogs, carrying out yard-work and maintenance and folding and sorting donations for the Red Cross Thrift Shop.

Peter Hayden, Cayman Islands Managing Partner said: “We are proud to continue to support the community in which we live and work.   Our teams worked together to help four deserving local organisations this year. The idea is that we spend some time away from our desks, step out into the community and have some fun whilst giving back.”

Marilyn Conolly from LIFE said: “Having volunteers inventory books ensures a system of accountability and gets the books into children’s hands. The potential for economic and social gain from improvements in literacy are dramatic. There is a critical relationship between access to leveled books and overall student achievement and your assistance provides a supportive literacy environment in the classroom. Thank you again for your support.”

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Photo captions:

Life_2017.JPG: Mourant Ozannes colleagues hand over more than $200 worth of books to LIFE

FrancisBodden_2017.JPG: Mourant Ozannes get their hands dirty at Francis Bodden Children’s Home

HumaneSociety_2017.JPG: Mourant Ozannes supports the Cayman Islands Humane Society during their annual Away Day.

For further information please contact:

Sophie Morgan, External Communications Manager: Sophie.morgan@mourantozannes.com

Notes to Editors:

About Mourant Ozannes

The Firm

Mourant Ozannes is a leading international law firm advising many of the world’s foremost financial institutions, public companies, global corporations and fund promoters as well as high net worth private clients on the laws of the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey. The firm has offices in these key offshore jurisdictions as well as London and Hong Kong. Through its affiliated business, Mourant Ozannes Corporate Services, it also provides a comprehensive range of corporate administration services through a dedicated team of experienced professionals. The firm delivers partner-led advice on complex, multi-jurisdictional and often high profile transactions and disputes for clients looking for depth of expertise and a range of resources across Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and North America.

Mourant Ozannes:

  • Has 59 partners and over 204 lawyers worldwide
  • Has the largest litigation practice of any offshore firm
  • Advises 80% of the world’s top 50 banks
  • Advises more FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 companies than any other offshore firm
  • Holds more top tier rankings across its locations than any other offshore law firm

Recent awards:

  • Best Offshore Law Firm – Client Service: HFMWeek US Hedge Fund Services Awards 2016
  • Best Offshore Law Firm – Client Service: HFMWeek European Hedge Fund Services Awards 2015 & 2016
  • Offshore Law Firm of the Year: Chambers Europe 2015
  • Firm of the Year, Jersey: Who’s Who Legal
  • Best Offshore Law Firm: Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015
  • Guernsey Law Firm of the Year 2016: Citywealth IFC Awards

 

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