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*Partner - Insolvency & Restructuring - Major Global Offshore Firm - The Cayman Islands*

Newbold Search
Cayman Islands (KY)
Up to USD$550,000 tax-free plus full benefits package
Closing date
15 Mar 2024

Job Details


One of the leading and most well established offshore law firms in the Cayman Islands is actively seeking to hire a Litigation/Insolvency and Restructuring Partner into its dynamic Dispute Resolution Practice.  This rare opportunity has arisen following a recent senior level departure from the team on retirement grounds. 

The firm’s Global Offshore Dispute Resolution Practice is in the top rankings of all the regional legal directories, including Chambers & Partners and the Legal500, amongst others.  The Cayman team is sizeable and covers the full range of high value and sophisticated commercial disputes work.  In this appointment, the firm is looking to add an insolvency and restructuring specialist to the team of 15 litigators on the ground in Grand Cayman; this is a leadership role, where you will manage and further enhance the firm’s well regarded Cayman insolvency and restructuring practice, providing advice and representing key participants across the industry sectors including finance, aviation, shipping, retail, tourism, manufacturing, automobile and crypto-currency.  

The ideal candidate will have an established reputation for Cayman Islands insolvency work and a book of business / track record of business generation, at partner level (or potentially as of counsel) on island. However, the firm would also welcome discussions with those currently based overseas with a strong track record of insolvency work generation in another market and with significant transferable client relationships

This is a rare chance to join a flourishing and well regarded Tier 1 Cayman Dispute Resolution Practice in a key leadership role!

Newbold Search

Newbold Search is a leading legal recruitment boutique that specialises in placing common law trained lawyers overseas into private practice and in-house. With longstanding global client relationships, Newbold Search operates in a wide range of legal markets including:

The Cayman Islands



The Middle East

Jersey and Guernsey

The UK and Western Europe


Jamie Newbold is a well-known and highly respected name in the global legal recruitment industry. Prior to launching Newbold Search, he was a Partner at Taylor Root. Over his twenty year career in legal recruitment, Jamie forged a reputation recruiting lawyers into the offshore jurisdictions, the Middle East and Asia as well as placing partners in London.  Jamie was responsible for opening Taylor Root’s Dubai office in 2007 and also their Singapore office in 2010. He has a wealth of experience of placing lawyers around the world that is unmatched.  Many of his placements are now leaders of their respective firms.

Jamie was previously a commercial litigation solicitor at Norton Rose and Theodore (Addleshaw) Goddard.

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