Bermuda (BM)
Highly competitive remuneration package, only 5.5% tax, excellent expat benefits
10 Oct 2016
07 Nov 2016
Job Title
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time


On behalf of this leading offshore law firm in wonderful Bermuda, we are shortlisting high-calibre candidates at Counsel/Partner level for positions in Corporate, Litigation (Dispute Resolution), Property, Private Client and Trusts. We are looking for self-confident, highly capable applicants.

Key responsibilities in each sector will include the following:

I: Corporate

  • Advise corporate clients with respect to all aspects of case management
  • Represent the Firm in dealings with other law firms, government, and other professionals and third parties involved with the clients’ affairs
  • Review and prepare contracts, including M&A and JVs, as well as complex commercial transactions, buy-outs and other corporate business transactions
  • Develop a thorough understanding of each client so as to provide superior service
  • Advise in relation to a wide range of general Corporate matters in addition to matters of Insurance, Mutual Funds, Partnership, Financing, Securities, Telco, Banking and Shipping

II: Litigation

  • Engage in a wide range of contentious commercial work including Company Law disputes, Employment disputes, Personal Injury and Corporate Insolvency
  • Represent the Firm in dealings with other law firms, government, and other professionals and third parties involved with the clients’ affairs
  • Participate in networking and business development activities Lead or assist in drafting of precedent documentation

III: Property

  • Manage a diverse range of Residential, Commercial and General Property transactions
  • Review and prepare conveyances, leases, mortgages, security documents, and other deeds and documents
  • Advise clients, with respect to all aspects of Residential, Commercial and General Property law matters
  • Lead or assist in the drafting of precedent documentation

IV: Private Client & Trusts

  • Receive instruction from clients or other lawyers including professionally recommending and drafting instruments for given matters, involving lawyers in other departments as necessary; and undertake and complete professional work for clients of the Firm
  • Settle terms of new engagements
  • Review documents prepared by other lawyers and provide comment thereon
  • Actively participate in business development and training

Our client is offering a highly attractive expatriate package, including an income tax-free salary and bonus, sponsored relocation and pension and other benefits.

As we know from first-hand experience, the outstanding quality of life in Bermuda has to be experienced to be believed.


  • Minimum of 5-7 years’ PQE in the relevant practice area with strong technical skills and associated specialised knowledge
  • Well-developed analytical drafting and negotiating skills
  • Advanced skills in practice management, business development, marketing, and relationship management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding time management, organisational and presentation skills
  • Ability to work successfully in a collaborative environment
  • A demonstrated ability to inspire and supervise junior lawyers
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office applications


Hamilton Recruitment specialises in offshore Legal recruitment for destinations such as Bermuda and the Channel Islands, as well as Caribbean jurisdictions like the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and Cayman Islands.


Visit the Hamilton Recruitment website to find out more about Bermuda, living and working offshore, and legal work on the Islands. Please contact Thomas Burton concerning this opportunity or for more information about living and working offshore.