Sky Sports recently filmed a day in the life of England netball defender Eboni Beckford-Chambers, who played a key role in the team’s bronze medal finish at the 2015 Netball World Cup and who has now joined Mogers Drewett law firm as a Legal Assistant in the Dispute Resolution team.
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Eboni, who returned to Team Bath Netball in September for the 2016 Vitality Netball Superleague season, has successfully managed to establish the beginnings of a career in law in parallel with sustaining an impressive professional netball career that has seen her earn 70 senior international caps and earn the Player of the Series award in England’s historic first series victory over Australia in 2013. Eboni also captained the England U21 team at the Youth World Championships in 2009.
Speaking about the appointment, Maeve England, Partner, Dispute Resolution at Mogers Drewett said “We are pleased to have Eboni join the team where she will assist me, Terry McDermott and the wider team in this very busy part of the business. Eboni has a very promising legal career ahead of her, and the fact that she has managed to balance this with her outstanding athletics career shows just what a focused and capable woman she is. Eboni assists with legal research and elementary drafting of legal forms and documents, as well as liaising with the Court, counsel and clients.”
Prior to returning to Bath, Eboni Beckford-Chambers was a part-time Legal Assistant at Netball South Australia, and successfully redrafted the State League Netball Competition Legal Rules for the 2016 season, and also drafted the Standard Player Contract that will be implemented in the 2016 season.
Eboni said “On returning to Bath to join Team Bath Netball I quickly recognised that Mogers Drewett is the leading legal firm in the region, so I am delighted to have joined a practice where I can further my legal career whilst continuing to strive for yet more success on the netball court.”