Paola Sequeira

Trainee Solicitor British Virgin Islands, Jersey

Overview

Paola is a polyglot who holds an undergraduate degree in French and Hispanic studies. Prior to starting at Ogier, she worked as a paralegal and legal assistant in a range of legal firms, specialising in commercial law.

Areas of expertise

  • Background & experience

    Paola first joined Ogier as a paralegal in the BVI Dispute Resolution team (based in Jersey) and moved on to Ogier's Trainee English Solicitor programme in June 2021, with her first seat in the Banking and Finance team. She is currently completing her final seat in the Private Wealth team.

    She has gained a range of legal experience through work placements in leading UK firms, whilst also obtaining paralegal experience in the commercial department of a multinational law firm and a member of the Magic Circle of elite British law firms.

    Prior to joining Ogier in September 2018, Paola graduated with a First Class degree in French and Hispanic Studies from the University of Kent, in July 2017. Following this, she also completed the Graduate Diploma in Law with BPP University and the Legal Practice Course with the University of Law.

     

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