EMPLOYMENT LAWYER (COUNSEL/PARTNER) (JERSEY/GUERNSEY)
We have just been instructed on a new vacancy for a senior employment lawyer to be based in either the Jersey or Guernsey office of this major offshore firm. The role will involve heading up the employment team and the responsibilities will be commensurately broad, ie providing technical legal advice on both contentious and non-contentious employment matters, as well as identifying and pursuing opportunities to grow the employment practice and the business by developing and maintaining productive client and intermediary relationships, as well as actively supervising the work of more junior staff and building the firm's know-how and external reputation through regular seminars/writing of articles/presentations etc. You will need to be either Jersey/Guernsey or UK admitted and have gained a minimum of 8 years' high calibre employment law experience at a senior level.
Winchester Search is a boutique independent search and selection firm serving the offshore, Asian, Australian and London markets. Simon Scott, head of our offshore practice, has specialised in recruiting lawyers for offshore law firms since 2009 including working in Grand Cayman for four and a half years during this period. He is a Cambridge University graduate who initially practised as an employment lawyer before switching to legal recruitment in 1996. With over a decade's experience of the offshore market behind him, he has forged strong relationships with managing partners, heads of department and senior HR personnel at all the major offshore firms.
Please note that we are only able to respond to applicants who satisfy the criteria set out in the job spec above and whom we believe will be of interest to our clients.