Scholarship & Pupilage

At Trott & Duncan Limited we strongly believe in the importance of supporting young Bermudians who aspire to a career in the legal profession. It takes hard work and commitment, but the practice of law is an exciting, challenging and rewarding career.

Scholarship

At Trott & Duncan Limited we strongly believe in the importance of supporting young Bermudians who aspire to a career in the legal profession. It takes hard work and commitment, but the practice of law is an exciting, challenging and rewarding career.

The Educational Scholarship Award was founded in 2007 in honour of Ms. Shirley D. Simmons, a consultant with the firm. A trailblazer for women in the legal profession, Ms. Simmons is one of the most senior and highly regarded members of the Bar Association in this jurisdiction. The Scholarship Award is intended to support those who have a strong desire and who show true dedication to pursuing a career in law. Successful candidates receive a $10,000 bursary to contribute to their ongoing educational development.

Application Requirements

Applicants must submit proof of acceptance into or enrolment at a law school or post-graduate vocational law course. Applicants will be invited to interview with the Trott & Duncan Scholarship Award Committee during the month of August. A candidate will be selected based on academic qualifications and/or achievements, academic and personal references as well as his/her performance at the interview. Applicants must submit the following documents electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. :

  • a covering letter indicating why the Scholarship Award Committee should grant the Scholarship Award to you;
  • a copy of an acceptance letter or current transcripts;
  • an up-to-date curriculum vitae;
  • a copy of proof of Bermudian status.

In addition applicants may also complete an online application and supply the above information through www.bermudascholarships.com.

All documents must be submitted on or before 31st July. The winner will be announced by 31st August annually.

Pupilage

Trott & Duncan Limited offers a one year pupilage program for students who have successfully qualified as a barrister or attorney in the Commonwealth jurisdictions. Pupils will spend the year gaining experience in all areas of practice by working closely with leading barristers and attorneys in each department, after which, the pupil will have the practical and technical skills to fulfil the requirements to be called to the Bermuda Bar.

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