Litigation Associate

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Location
British Virgin Islands (VG), offshore
Salary
US$130-150k DOE plus discretionary bonus and relocation package including shipping costs
Posted
14 Dec 2016
Closes
11 Jan 2017
Ref
1836
Job Title
Associate
PQE Level
5-7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Litigation Associate - 5-7 PQE required for a top law firm in the BVI

Client Overview/Role Purpose

Working with the Head of Litigation and Managing Director in the firm to assist on all litigation matters.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Acting as an ambassador of the firm.
  • Responsible for effective advice, services and representation for all litigation matters.
  • Ability to work with the Head of Department, Managing Director and other associates.
  • Supervise support staff when required.

Knowledge and experience required:

  • Ideally 5-7 PQE and qualified as a solicitor or barrister in a recognized Caribbean country i.e. BVI, Cayman, Bermuda or from England & Wales.
  • Essential that the litigator have at least 4 years’ experience from a top international/US/magic circle/offshore firm specializing in corporate insolvency, dispute resolution and cross border disputes. 
  • Only those who have graduated from top law schools with the best grades will be considered.
  • Essential that the lawyer have experience and a proven track record of Business Development initiatives.
  • Must have excellent advocacy skills.
  • Ideally have an existing network amongst London firms.
  • Must have excellent research skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a busy environment and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to use document management and billing systems.

Salary: US$130-150k DOE plus discretionary bonus and relocation package including shipping costs.