Corporate/Finance NQ

Origin Legal
Jersey (GB)
Good salary with 20% tax rate, comprehensive benefits, relocation package, excellent bonus potential
10 Jun 2024
08 Jul 2024
Job Title
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Few places can offer a lawyer the best of both worlds but in Jersey, it really is possible to build a City-calibre legal career whilst enjoying a lifestyle that is simply unattainable in London or another major urban centre.

Our client is keen to bolster what is already one of the strongest corporate/finance teams in the market and is keen to hear from 2024 NQs with seats in Corporate, Banking & Finance, and/or Private Equity/Funds. Lawyers in this leading offshore firm are engaged in high-quality and complex international legal work, often in a far more ‘hands-on’ role than might be typical in a larger City-type firm. They enjoy a strong low-tax earning potential and are encouraged to begin building client contacts from day one, making for excellent career prospects. The working culture is friendly and relaxed but at the same time highly ambitious, with a real focus on developing commercial as well as technical acumen. Experience gained here will provide an excellent platform for your longer-term career.

The Channel Islands

For a city-based lawyer who thrives on big-ticket work but craves an escape from the rat race, few places compete with the Channel Islands, home to two of the world’s premier offshore financial centres. Jersey and Guernsey have strong and highly competitive legal sectors housing teams that number many alumni of the leading London or international outfits amongst their ranks. They do complex blue-chip work, in a nice environment without the trappings of a big law firm culture. Work-life balance tends to be good, leaving plenty of time to enjoy what is an enviable coastal lifestyle and London is only an hour away making it easy to get that city fix when (or if) you need it.


Interviews will take place by videoconference with start dates depending on your qualification date. Our clients provide comprehensive assistance with visas (if required) and relocation. 


The role is aimed at lawyers qualifying in 2024 but could suit lawyers across the NQ-2 years' PQE range. You will be admitted in the UK, Ireland or in a Commonwealth jurisdiction (e.g. Australia, New Zealand, South Africa). You will need strong academics (2.1 minimum) and will have trained/practised with a respected commercial firm (London/Regional UK/International), including experience in at least one of corporate, banking & finance, or investment funds.  You will be a confident communicator who enjoys client contact.


Good salary with 20% tax rate, comprehensive benefits, relocation package, excellent bonus potential.

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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