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Banking Lawyer 3+ PQE- Excellent Offshore Package - Cayman Islands

Banking - Private Practice
Ref: 473 Date Posted: Thursday 12 May 2022
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Exceptional opportunity for a Banking lawyer with circa 3-8 years PQE to make the move to an intentional law firm in the Cayman Islands. 

ABOUT THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

  • The Cayman Islands is a self-governing British Overseas Territory in the western Caribbean Sea.
  • It is a leading and sophisticated offshore financial centre and the domicile of choice for investment structures and complex insurance products.
  • It is about 1 hour’s flight from Miami and a 12 hour flight from the UK.

ABOUT THE FIRM

  • A leading international law firm with over 7 offices globally. 
  • The firm mainly comprises UK, Australia, Canadian and New Zealand qualified lawyers who have worked for international or leading national law firms previously.

THE ROLE

You will get a broad banking & finance role.  The firm is particularly interested in lawyers with experience in:  

  • Real estate finance;
  • Acquisition finance;
  • Fund finance;
  • Energy and natural resource finance;
  • Project finance.
  • Restructuring:
  • Enforcement of security;
  • Loan to own transactions;
  • Distressed lending.

The role is extremely entrepreneurial and you will be heavily involved in marketing to end clients and law firms in New York.

WHY GO TO CAYMAN?

  • A change of environment and a new adventure;
  • Good work/life balance;
  • Good money combined with no income tax;
  • Shorter commute;
  • Outdoor lifestyle;
  • Travelling the world – USA/South America on your doorstep;
  • Grand Cayman is a great place for children to grow up;
  • Very sociable for young professionals;
  • Very safe place to live;
  • First class accommodation;
  • www.caymanresident.com – for further info.

REMUNERATION AND RELOCATION

  • From US$150,000 to $210,000 tax free plus up to 30% bonus. 
  • Relocation allowance, air fares, work permit fees and up to 4 weeks’ temporary accommodation.

IS IT A GOOD CAREER MOVE?

  • Most lawyers that go offshore do not regret their decision and many will become Partners in the firms that they join. With offices around the world there is also now a way back “home” wherever that may be.
  • Many offshore lawyers will not head back to the mainstream UK and US firms and this is because they do not want to.
  • They have found a work/life balance that pays them well and gives them time to enjoy themselves.
  • Partners in offshore firms often look fitter and younger than their peers back in the UK.

To APPLY:

For a confidential discussion about this position or to apply, please contact:

David Thomson, Director

Tel: +44 (0) 131 450 7164

Email: david@thomsonlrc.com