Thirty six year old Jacinth Kimberly Jeffers who was born in Nevis and grew up in Jessup’s Village, began her legal education in England at the London Metropolitan University where she attained a LLB with First Class Honours. She later attended The City University of London and concluded at the Norman Manley Law School in Jamaica.
She is the most recent Nevisian to have been called to the local Bar. She took her oaths in the presence of family, friends, Premier of Nevis, Joseph Parry and well wishers.
Mr Emmanuel Jeffers,Mrs Jacinth Jeffers and daughter
Jacinth Jeffers is also a member of the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn in Great Britain.
Her parents, Mr. Billy and Lorna O’ Loughlin were excited and beaming with contentment over their daughter’s outstanding accomplishment.
In her acceptance speech, Mrs. Jeffers expressed her gratitude to persons who had contributed immensely to her academic achievements, especially her Mother who was everything including seamstress, cook and doctor and her father who she said, “ensured that at all times the family was financially contented.”
Jacinth thanked and acknowledged the support of her husband Mr. Emmanuel Jeffers, the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) in particular the Premier and the Attorney General, Patrice Nisbett.
“My daughter has been my inspiration and the motivation to complete my studies. I dedicate this ceremony to my daughter with the hope that she would reflect on it at a later stage as a motivator that, with determination, one can achieve their goal even amongst adversity.”