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Corporate/Investment Funds Associate - 3-6 years PQE - Major Global Firm - Cayman Islands

Newbold Search
Cayman Islands (KY)
From USD$160,000 - $210,000 tax-free plus bonus, premium healthcare, and relocation
Closing date
25 May 2024

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This is a golden opportunity for a corporate and/or funds associate to join the funds team of one of the leading global offshore law firms in the Cayman Islands!

Our client is one of the world’s leading offshore law firms.  It is based in the Cayman Islands, with offices in other key offshore locations, as well as Europe, Asia and the Middle East.  It acts for many of the world’s leading financial institutions, international corporations, asset managers and institutional investors on a wide range of offshore legal matters. 

Its Tier 1 Funds and Investment Management Practice is recognised to be a market leader in providing legal services to investment funds, investment managers, investors and / or providers of fund financing.  It services its high profile global client base on all aspects of the establishment and maintenance of offshore hedge funds, private equity funds and investment fund platforms, as well as advising on transactional and restructuring issues relating to offshore investment funds.

Due to organic growth, its dynamic Caymans team is looking to hire at Associate level at this time.  It is happy to consider lawyers with funds experience, or corporate lawyers who are interested in broadening their practice into the funds realm. The right kind of candidate profile is as follows:

  • Qualified as a Solicitor in England & Wales, Australia, New Zealand or Canada;
  • Currently working as a lawyer in a key financial centre such as London, Sydney, Auckland, Toronto (or another offshore jurisdiction);
  • From 3-6 years’ experience in investment funds and asset management, and/or corporate law from a leading commercial law firm;
  • Great interpersonal skills and a ‘can do’ approach to life in the office!  

In terms of what is on offer, Grand Cayman is considered to offer one of the highest standards of living in the Caribbean! Year-round sunshine, white sandy beaches and warm azure blue waters, as well as high standards of education and health care, a short commute to the office, low crime and pollution makes it a superb choice for those seeking an outdoors lifestyle and/or perhaps to raise a family.  Apply today to take your career forward as a funds lawyer with this leading global offshore law firm, whilst earning a ‘top of the market’ salary and bonus, all fully tax free.


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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