Dispute Resolution Associate – Grand Cayman

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Location
Offshore; Cayman Islands
Salary
Salary: US$120-160k DOE, tax free, plus benefits and relocation package.
Posted
18 Oct 2016
Closes
15 Nov 2016
Ref
1803
Job Title
Associate
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Dispute Resolution Associate – Grand Cayman

Our client a top offshore law firm is seeking a Litigation Associate, ideally 3-5 PQE to join the Cayman office.

Responsibilities:

  • Advise and represent clients in various caseload within commercial disputes. Mostly disputes in corporate, banking, funds, trust, insolvency and restructuring.
  • Guide clients on strategy relating to the particular matter they are advising on, meeting client needs or reacting quickly to changing requirements.
  • Prepare case analyses and supporting documentation with cost estimates.
  • Be confident in discussions with matter partner about appropriate cost budgets and billing.
  • Effectively monitor WIP and amounts billed against cost estimates and agreed budgets and billing arrangements.
  • Actively assist with business development and marketing for the department and the firm as a whole.
  • Mentor paralegals, article clerks and junior associates.
  • Reporting to the Head of the DR department.

Requirements:

  • Essential that the applicant is qualified as a solicitor or barrister in a recognised common law jurisdiction or a practising Cayman Attorney.
  • Must have a minimum of 3-4 PQE in litigation/insolvency work.
  • International experience in financial and banking litigation, insolvency, trust and estate disputes is desirable.
  • Essential that the applicant has graduated from top international Universities with the best grades and has trained/retained at a top international/offshore/US/magic circle law firm.