Senior Counsel – Corporate/Finance/Investment Funds
Opportunities to enjoy the best of both worlds are rare in top-level transactional law. The bigger the firm, the better the work, the less time you are likely to have for a life away from the office. But this is different.
Not the work, though. That will be just as complex, challenging and rewarding as that you have been exposed to in your career to date. In fact, the fast turnover and wide variety of matters you are involved in, combined with the level of autonomy that comes as standard in a smaller team, might well make this a step up. You will certainly need all your technical skills and experience to prosper here.
What is notable is the opportunity for career progression, in a global legal market characterised by caution and beset with cuts. Already acclaimed, this team is developing fast, pursuing a growth strategy that allows them to make an appointment at Senior Counsel level but with eyes firmly fixed on Partnership in the short to medium term. It is not every day an opportunity like this comes up.
Outside of work, this is a world apart from a daily slog into the city. Jersey offers an exceptional coastal lifestyle with nowhere more than a few minutes from one of the island’s beautiful beaches. It is an easy place to settle – friendly, sociable, and welcoming to ex-pats. It’s a slower pace of life, so if you love the buzz of the city you may need to think twice but if you enjoy sport, fancy learning to surf or just like the idea of a weekend walk along the coast path, you’ll love it here.
If this all sounds too good to be true, get in touch and we would be happy to talk it through in more detail. You will need to have at least six years’ post-qualification experience of high-value corporate, banking and finance, or investment funds work. If you’re currently in London, you will be motivated by a change of lifestyle, but you will be just as ambitious and career-minded as any City lawyer.