Financial Services Regulation Associate (6yrs+ PQE) - Cayman Islands


A compelling opening awaits a high calibre regulatory lawyer within the Cayman practice of this Tier 1 offshore law firm, acting for an array of prestigious clientele comprising banks, investment funds, administrators, advisers, fintech pioneers, and insurance sector giants.

As a valued member of this select team, the chosen candidate will engage in a dynamic range of critical regulatory and risk management duties, from intricate guidance on multifaceted financial regulations to the hands-on implementation of compliance frameworks in day-to-day operations. The team adeptly navigates both advisory and contentious landscapes, encompassing disputes, inspections, investigations, audits, and compliance training.

Key Skills & Qualities:

  • With a minimum of 6 years PQE, the ideal candidate will bring substantial legal experience from distinguished international law firms across England & Wales, Australia, New Zealand, or Canada.
  • A proven track record of academic excellence and unwavering commitment to delivering outstanding results.
  • Proficiency in crafting compelling written and verbal communications.
  • Ability to thrive within collaborative team environments while also demonstrating independent initiative.
  • Adept at building strong client relationships through exceptional technical prowess and responsive service.


  • Provide confident counsel across a spectrum of non-contentious and contentious regulatory matters underpinned by your in-depth understanding of the financial services landscape, spanning banking, insurance, fintech, and investment funds.
  • Undertake cross-jurisdictional analysis, offering comprehensive solutions to intricate challenges.
  • Adapt seamlessly to varying time zones, offering support as required.
  • Offer technically sound advice and cultivate enduring client relationships.
  • Contribute insights to the firm's knowledge base, participating in industry events and sharing expertise.


A very attractive tax free compensation package awaits, plus comprehensive relocation support, aligning with ambitious career goals. Aspirants can embark on a journey towards partnership, within a firm the recognises and promotes talent. Relocate to a tropical sanctuary that seamlessly melds professional growth with an enriching expat lifestyle that will appeal equally to both the single professional and families.

To explore this role further or to learn about similar opportunities in various offshore jurisdictions, please submit your CV and supporting documents to James O'Brien at or apply through this website. Please note that all applications and discussions will be treated with the utmost confidentiality.


James O'Brien has been a highly successful recruiter within the legal sector for over 20 years. With extensive law firm relationships across multiple jurisdictions, James offers candidates a hands-on, consultative approach, working closely with individuals to help them achieve their career objectives. To arrange a confidential discussion, please feel free to contact him via email in the first instance.

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