CORPORATE (COUNSEL / PARTNER) (GUERNSEY)
We have just been instructed on a new vacancy for a senior corporate lawyer at the Guernsey office of this major offshore firm. The role will suit someone with a broad range of experience as the work on offer will consist of a wide variety of corporate and commercial matters including fund raising, acquisitions, debt finance, financial services regulatory matters, insolvency, shareholder arrangements, insurance structures and the commercial aspects of trusts and foundations law. In addition thee will also be an opportunity to undertake a wide range of finance work including advising both lenders and borrowers in relation to all aspects of subscription, acquisition, property and asset finance transactions, the issuance of bonds and other debt instruments and their listing on the TISE, the sale and purchase of companies, corporate governance matters and the restructuring of corporate and debt structures. You will need have at least 10 years' PQE and be admitted in either the UK, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa or Jersey/Guernsey and have gained your experience at a major national, international or offshore firm.
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.