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Senior Disputes Lawyer (8yrs + PQE) - Cayman Islands

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We are representing a renowned disputes practice that specialises in high-stakes litigation and investigations. They consistently seek exceptional candidates across their global team and are actively recruiting for an experienced litigation lawyer (barrister or solicitor) to join their thriving Cayman Islands office.

Core Requirements:

  • Minimum 8yrs PQE
  • Admitted in the Cayman Islands and/or the U.K., Australia, or New Zealand
  • Extensive multi-jurisdictional experience in complex distressed financial products, investment funds, judgment enforcement, fraud and asset tracing, and contentious insolvency matters
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and client-facing experience
  • Strong writing, drafting, and editing skills
  • Willingness to work in the office four days a week and travel, sometimes at short notice

The successful applicant will provide client representation and advisory services, frequently involving cross-border litigation and Cayman law issues. This includes drafting pleadings, applications for interim measures, conducting legal analysis, providing client updates, and handling case-related correspondence.

Furthermore, on joining you will be responsible for the carriage of multiple high-stakes litigation matters, working on complex, cross-border disputes as part of a connected international team of dedicated lawyers. The firm stays ahead of the curve, utilising deep knowledge and cutting-edge techniques to address client problems. 

The Cayman office actively fosters a supportive and diverse working environment, while also offering excellent financial rewards (tax free) and comprehensive relocation assistance. If you are an ambitious senior litigation professional seeking to make a significant impact within a thriving firm, this is the ideal opportunity for you.

For more information on this and other positions available across the Caribbean for top-class litigation talent, please send your CV and supporting information in confidence to or apply via the link below.


With over 20yrs experience in international legal recruitment, James O’Brien collaborates with numerous prestigious offshore law firms across multiple jurisdictions. His extensive industry network, combined with a consultative and transparent approach to recruitment, consistently results in successful outcomes for those he partners with.


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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