SENIOR CORPORATE/FUNDS LAWYER

Recruiter
Origin Legal
Location
Cayman Islands (KY)
Salary
Tax-free salary expected to be in the range of USD160k-210k+ benefits and relocation
Posted
24 May 2023
Closes
21 Jun 2023
Ref
JMH.KY1321
Job Title
Lawyer
PQE Level
5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This large offshore law firm is undergoing a period of sustained growth across its international network. In the Cayman Islands this has created an opportunity for an experienced corporate/funds lawyer to significantly enhance their career while dramatically changing their life.  Joining at Senior Associate or for the right person Counsel level, you will take a lead role on a variety of high-value corporate/funds transactions, advising on the Cayman law elements of some of the biggest transactions in the offshore world. You will work closely with Partners on the firm’s ongoing business development and client management efforts, as well as contributing to the training and development of more junior Associates in the team. The firm has a clear route to progression and will provide the platform, and the tools you need, to equip yourself well to capitalise on the opportunities that arise.    

The Cayman Islands

A world-class international financial centre, Grand Cayman offers lawyers the opportunity to do high-quality and complex work that compares favourably with that in a leading onshore law firm. Outside of work, the climate lends itself to an outdoors lifestyle whether that be diving, sailing, relaxing on the beach or enjoying a bite to eat at a waterfront restaurant. Life here is good; rarely does anyone regret making the move.

Process

Interviews will take place by videoconference with start dates typically around 4-6 months later (depending on your notice period). Our clients provide comprehensive assistance with visas and relocation. 

Package

Highly attractive tax-free salary. Comprehensive benefits, bonus, and relocation package (flights + temporary accommodation on arrival + expenses allowance)

Requirements

To secure a work permit for the Cayman Islands you will need to be admitted in the UK or an equivalent Commonwealth jurisdiction (such as Australia, New Zealand or Canada). This role is expected to suit someone with at least 5 years’ relevant PQE of advising on high-value corporate and/or investment funds work, gained with a major onshore or offshore law firm.

Origin Legal International

Our team has 25 years’ experience of helping lawyers to make international and offshore moves. If you would like to find out more about this role or chat about an overseas move in general, please get in touch. 

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