Insolvency & Restructuring Associate (5-8 PQE) - Cayman Islands

We're currently engaged on an exciting opportunity for a motivated restructuring and insolvency associate to become part of our client's growing Cayman Islands practice. This role extends beyond insolvency-related work, encompassing creditor-debtor disputes and remedies within and outside insolvency proceedings. It's an ideal fit for individuals seeking a dynamic and diverse challenge who enjoy working closely with clients to address and solve complicated problems.

Involving high-stakes matters, this position calls for a keen interest in cross-border work. Utilising insolvency and restructuring tools, you'll craft unique strategies for the firm's international asset recovery and judgment enforcement engagements. Key requirements include:

  • 5-8 years of post-qualification experience
  • Admission in the Cayman Islands and/or the U.K.
  • Strong litigation and bankruptcy/restructuring background
  • Exceptional writing, drafting, and editing skills

As a successful applicant, you'll become part of a globally rated team, working on multinational bankruptcy and restructuring matters. Your role will involve representing debtors, creditors, committees, and other stakeholders in insolvency-related disputes and investigations. Often serving as special litigation counsel, you'll handle matters frequently entailing allegations of fraud or other wrongdoing.

In recognition of your efforts and commitment, you'll enjoy a competitive, tax-free salary and benefits package, along with enhanced career progression within a global firm known for promoting from within.

For more information, interested candidates can confidentially send their CV and supporting details to or apply through this website.


With over 20yrs experience in international legal recruitment, James O’Brien collaborates with numerous prestigious law firms across various jurisdictions. His extensive industry network, combined with a consultative and transparent approach to recruitment, consistently results in successful outcomes for those he partners with. James is committed to helping candidates achieve their objectives by providing practical and honest guidance. If you're considering a move now or in the future, feel free to reach out to him.

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