News and Insights
20 December 2022
Following the successful completion of the exams in June, Viberts Senior Associate, Karla Summers-Shaw, was sworn in as a Jersey Advocate during a swearing-in ceremony on 19 December 2022 at the Royal Court.
Karla is an English Solicitor in Viberts private client department and was promoted by the firm to Senior Associate earlier this year.
Karla, who joined Viberts in 2014, specialises in private client law. Her work includes providing estate planning advice, will/trust drafting, arranging the registration of wills of immovable estate, obtaining Jersey probate for both local and foreign estates, preparing powers of attorney and dealing with capacity and delegation matters.
Zoe Blomfield, Managing Partner said: “I am delighted that Karla has passed the Jersey law exams and has been sworn in as a Jersey Advocate. This is the culmination of a great deal of hard work and dedication. Karla will be the third Advocate in our private client team and demonstrates our commitment to this important area of work. As private client lawyers we deal with great tragedy, highly emotive matters and complex situations. All things that Karla handles superbly. I am extremely proud to welcome her back to our team as an Advocate.
Karla is recognised as a ‘Key Lawyer’ by the Legal 500 UK 2022.