Jennifer Vernon-Browne and Kyle Mills have been formally called to the Manx Bar after completing their two-year period of articles.
Jennifer and Kyle have been trainees with top tier law firm Appleby throughout their period of articles and have subsequently joined the firm as newly promoted Associates after being sworn in as Isle of Man Advocates this week.
Jennifer was sworn in on 16th February. Jennifer graduated from Bangor University with an upper second class Law degree via the two-year degree scheme, having previously achieved a First Class degree in English Language.
She later completed a Masters in Law in Legal Practice at the University of Law, Chester. In September 2018, she joined the firm as a Trainee, and after completing her two-year period of articles, she joined Appleby’s Corporate team. She continues to gain a broad range of corporate experience, specialising in banking and asset finance work.
Kyle was sworn in on 17th February. Kyle graduated from Manchester Metropolitan with an upper second-class honours in History, before achieving a commendation in the Graduate Diploma in Law, followed by a distinction in the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law, Manchester. He then gained experience in the legal team at a local egaming firm for two years, before joining Appleby as a Trainee.
After completing his period of articles, Kyle joined the Dispute Resolution department at Appleby, where he undertakes a variety of commercial litigation matters.
Faye Moffett, Managing Partner at Appleby Isle of Man, said: “We are very proud to see both Jen and Kyle be formally called to the Manx Bar. They have worked incredibly hard to get here and have become valued team members along the way. We are pleased to have been able to support them as they reach this milestone and are delighted that they will continue their careers with Appleby.”
Kyle has joined Appleby’s Dispute Resolution team whilst Jennifer has joined the firm’s Corporate team.