Juliana Snelling (nee Horseman), is a Rhodes Scholar, a director and partner of Canterbury Law Limited and a member of the Bar of England and Wales, the Law Society of England and Wales, and the Bermuda Bar.
Ms Snelling’s principal work involves advising local and exempted companies, senior level business executives, trade unions and other institutions on a whole range of issues concerning Bermuda employment and labour law. She also practices in most areas of civil litigation, regularly appearing in the Supreme Court of Bermuda.
Ms Snelling was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1994 and the Bermuda Bar in 1995. She is a member of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple and is also a qualified Solicitor with the Law Society England and Wales and a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
She served for three years as chair of Bermuda’s Land Valuation Appeal Tribunal and for several years as a member of the Professional Conduct Committee of the Bermuda Bar Association, the Treatment of Offenders’ Board. Her education is as follows: graduate, Inns of Court School of Law (Outstanding Designation), London, England (1993-1994); BA (Jurisprudence), St. John’s College, Oxford University (first-class degree, Rhodes Scholar), England (1991-1993); UCLA School of Law, California (1990-1991); BA (History), Stanford University, California (Phi Beta Kappa Hons) (1985-1989); L’Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Paris, France (1986-1987).
In 2011 Juliana was recognised by the Bermuda Government’s Department of Human Affairs as one of the 100 Women/100 Vision honourees, an award that highlights the achievements of 100 women in Bermuda who have had a positive impact on the island in the economic and business sector. In 2012 Juliana was the winner of The Bermudian magazine’s services award for legal services, for being the 'go-to' lawyer for employment and immigration representation.
In 2015, Ms Snelling won the 'Best of Bermuda Award' in The Bermudian magazine for being Bermuda’s most tenacious Lawyer.
She is the published author of the Bermuda chapter of Carter-Ruck on Libel and Privacy (6th ed 2010), Reed Elsevier (UK) Ltd.