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Date Added: Thu 01/10/2020

Litigation Lawyer

Guernsey, UK
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Company: ORIGIN LEGAL

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

High-quality international dispute resolution / commercial litigation work – fantastic lifestyle – competitive low-tax salary and strong career prospects – Guernsey.

The Role

  • Advising international clients (banks, financial institutions, onshore law firms, UHNW private clients) on the Guernsey law elements of high-value commercial, banking and insolvency disputes.
  • Technically complex, fast-paced and varied workload.
  • Plenty of client contact from the outset, ideal for lawyers seeking an opportunity to build their network and take on more responsibility.
  • Associates are encouraged to get involved in marketing with more experienced lawyers having the opportunity to really take a lead in business development.
  • Excellent career development prospects.
  • Friendly and collegiate working environment.

Requirements

  • The role is likely to suit someone with 1 or 2 years’ pqe, gained with a leading commercial law firm (UK/Commonwealth).
  • A broad commercial litigation background would be ideal – any prior exposure to banking and financial services disputes would be an asset but is not essential.
  • Strong client communication skills are essential.

Jersey

  • World-class offshore financial centre with a globally respected legal sector.
  • Perhaps the best place in the world for combining high-quality work, excellent salary, and an enviable work-life balance.
  • Easy access to mainland UK and France.
  • 20% maximum rate income tax.

Process

  • All enquiries treated in the strictest confidence.
  • Interviews taking place over VC for start dates in late 2020/early 2021.
  • Contact us now to discuss the role or for a general chat about the Jersey/offshore markets.
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