Jersey (GB)
From £135,000 - £180,000 plus bonus, private healthcare at 20% tax
10 Nov 2022
08 Dec 2022
Job Title
PQE Level
10+, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Counsel to Partner Role – Dispute Resolution – Jersey

From £135,000 - £180,000 plus bonus, private healthcare at 20% tax

A unique opportunity to an ambitious and technically strong senior litigation lawyer to join this market leading global Dispute Resolution Practice, and to perform a key role in helping to further develop its Channel Islands' team to become the leading practice in the region.

Based in the Firm's well regarded Jersey office, you will work alongside leading practitioners in that office in developing the Jersey Dispute Resolution Practice. A senior role, either at Partner level or at Senior Counsel level with a view to the successful candidate reaching partnership in the Firm in the near future. The level of autonomy offered to the successful candidate, and their involvement in the business building aspects of the practice, is commensurate with the seniority of the appointment.


  • Senior Counsel or Partner in the Firm's Dispute Resolution Practice in Jersey.
  • Advise on a wide range of contentious financial services related matters including trusts, funds and corporate disputes and administrative court applications for professional corporate and trust service providers, banks and other financial institutions and family office or high net worth individuals;
  • Work - directly and also with clients' overseas law firms - on extensive commercial litigation and dispute resolution matters;
  • Advise a varied client base which includes insolvency practitioners, banks and other financial institutions, corporates, creditors, directors and shareholders;
  • Provide expert support to the firm’s corporate, funds and private capital teams working on transactions for clients;
  • Proactively assist in the expansion and growth of the Jersey office's IDR practice, working alongside the Jersey, Guernsey, London, Caribbean, Asian and Middle Eastern parts of the firm's IDR practice. This will involve becoming engaged in and (in time) leading the implementation of, cross-border initiatives aimed at ensuring the Firm leverages its Channel Islands business across the global business.
  • Proactively assist in developing and expanding client relationships important to the Firm’s success at the same time becoming a valued resource to clients, including taking ownership of the development of relationships with core clients.
  • Participate in the development of the practice’s know-how, share knowledge and actively participate in conferences, seminars and internal training.
  • Provide technically sound advice and highly responsive service to clients, and support colleagues, and partners on all client matters.
  • Maintain a sustained record of revenue generation and profitability; follow recommended billing rates; manage costs appropriately; ensure personal utilisation meets expectations.

 Key Skills and Qualifications required for the Counsel/ Partner role

  • Common law qualified lawyer with a minimum of 10 years' post qualification dispute resolution experience from another major global/leading national law firm.
  • Strong academic background.
  • Ambitious and commercially driven.

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