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*Financial Services Regulatory Lawyer - 7+ PQE - Cayman Islands*

Newbold Search
Cayman Islands (KY)
From USD$200,000 - $250,000 net salary plus bonus, benefits, 25 days holiday and full relocation
Closing date
25 May 2024

Job Details


Exciting opportunity for a senior regulatory lawyer to join a leading global offshore law firm in the Cayman Islands!

Our client is a major global law firm with a well established, multi practice office in the Cayman Islands.  It is actively looking to hire a senior financial services regulatory associate to join a partner led team, helping clients to navigate regulatory obligations applicable to financial institutions, investment funds, managers, administrators and other service providers and investment vehicles in the Cayman Islands. 

You will assist clients conducting business offshore on all aspects of financial regulation and risk management, ranging from highly complex legal advice on every aspect of financial regulation including counselling clients on compliance with CIMA regulations and anti-money laundering concerns, advising on beneficial ownership at FATCA issues, sanctions-related regulatory issues and assisting with regulatory matters in the digital asset industry.

Suitable applicants will fit the following criteria:

  • Qualified as a lawyer in the UK, Australia, New Zealand or Canada;
  • Minimum of 7 years' + PQE from another leading law firm;
  • Expert in advising large financial institutions, investment funds and/or other regulated entities on regulatory matters;
  • Familiarity with regulatory regimes including economic substance, beneficial ownership transparency, data protection, anti- money laundering, sanctions, CIMA licensing and registration regimes, FATCA/CRS and/or equivalent regimes in other jurisdictions would be useful;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, effective and persuasive communicator with excellent time management skills.

This is the chance to further your career as a senior lawyer at a time when there is an ever-increasing demand for regulatory expertise in the offshore legal world! On offer is a net salary up to USD$250,000 plus bonus, premium benefits including 25 days holiday and relocation costs including a month of housing and car rental.



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

The British Virgin Islands


Jersey and Guernsey

The United Kingdom and Ireland



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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