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Corporate/ Finance Lawyer NQ-3 PQE- Offshore Package - Jersey

Corporate - Private Practice
Ref: 474 Date Posted: Thursday 12 May 2022
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Excellent opportunity for a UK trained lawyer interesting in a broad role in either the corporate or the finance team of a leading offshore international law firm- this role will be based in Jersey in the Channel Islands.

Role Profile:

  • The transactional team of this international firm has a client base that includes global financial institutions, investment funds, private equity houses, multinational corporations, public organisations, sovereign wealth funds and high net worth individuals.
  • They are looking to recruit a junior lawyer with either (a) a mergers and acquisitions and mainstream corporate advisory background to join the Corporate practice group in the Jersey office or (b) a banking & finance lawyer with experience in any of the following: general banking, leveraged finance, asset finance, real estate finance or structured finance experience.
  • You will advise on some of the most cutting-edge work taking place in the offshore market from within a flexible and supportive team environment.

WHY JERSEY?

  •  A change of environment and a new adventure;
  •  Good work/life balance;
  • Good money combined with only 20% tax;
  • Shorter commute;
  •   Outdoor lifestyle;
  • Jersey is a great place for children to grow up;
  •  Very sociable for young professionals;
  •  Very safe place to live;
  •  First class accommodation – you will be given “Entitled” status.

REMUNERATION AND RELOCATION

  • From £65,000 to £80,000 plus bonus (20% tax). 
  • Relocation allowance, air fares, 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