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Insolvency/Restructuring Partner - Leading Offshore Law Firm, Cayman Islands

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A major offshore law firm with strong presence in the Cayman Islands, actively seeks a seasoned Insolvency/Restructuring Partner to lead and further strengthen its well-established disputes practice. The firm is dedicated to appointing a dynamic leader who can propel the Insolvency/Restructuring team forward and requires an individual who is not just technically superb, but also a recognised rain-maker. 

Our clients Cayman DR team is integral to the firm's success and while each team member incorporates insolvency work to varying degrees, they require an individual with a passion for being a true insolvency/restructuring specialist.

Key Hiring Criteria:

  • The successful candidate will lead and manage the Insolvency/Restructuring practice with a strategic growth focus.
  • Leveraging an established reputation in Cayman Islands insolvency work (ideally), they will enhance the firm's presence in this specialised area. 
  • Bringing a significant book of business or demonstrating a proven track record of generating business in the field of insolvency.
  • Cultivating and nurturing client relationships relevant to Cayman Islands work, fostering business development opportunities.
  • Collaborating effectively within a dynamic team both on island and internationally.


  • Recognised expertise in Insolvency/Restructuring law with a focus on the Cayman Islands jurisdiction (albeit overseas applicants with a market leading reputation for insolvency work will be considered).
  • Proven ability to generate business, either with an existing Cayman reputation and/or a substantial track record in another market.
  • Consideration for counsel level candidates with a compelling reputation in the Cayman Islands market.
  • A commitment to excellence and a desire to lead and mentor a team of dedicated professionals.

Those with a proven track record in Insolvency/Restructuring law and the readiness to take on a leadership role within a prestigious offshore law firm are invited to submit their CV's and supporting information outlining their experience and suitability for the role. Applications can be sent in complete confidence to and/or reach out to James in the first instance to arrange an initial conversation. 


With over two decades of expertise in facilitating legal career moves across various jurisdictions, James O'Brien is a highly respected legal recruiter with deep client connections. Explore how Agnew O'Brien Legal Recruitment can enhance your job search by visiting


Agnew O’Brien Global Legal Recruitment is a boutique consultancy that represents high calibre lawyers in their job search across international jurisdictions spanning the Asia-Pacific, Offshore Caribbean / Channel Islands, Middle East and United Kingdom. Those we assist are offered a bespoke, consultative recruitment service of the highest professional standards, specifically tailored to address individual search requirements and objectives. Our approach is discreet yet pro-active, offering candidates practical support throughout each step of the recruitment process. 

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