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*Bermuda - Commercial Litigation - Senior Associate - 5-8 years' PQE*

Newbold Search
From c.USD$160,000-$180,000 salary plus bonus and benefits at c.6% tax
Closing date
14 Jun 2024

Job Details


A brand-new role has arisen with a major law firm in the beautiful island of Bermuda!

Our offshore law firm with prestigious offices in Hamilton is looking to bring on board a common law commercial litigator to join its leading Dispute Resolution Practice.  Workload will include a wide range of high value large scale international and domestic disputes in the fields of employment law, data protection, regulatory matters, shareholder disputes, trust disputes and defamation cases in the Supreme courts and at appellate levels.

The practice is led by a UK qualified barrister who has been based in Bermuda for over 15 years and is supported by a team of common law qualified disputes lawyers of all levels. Due to organic growth, they are looking to hire a lawyer with the following profile:

  • Admitted as a Solicitor or Barrister in either the UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand or Bermuda;
  • With 5-8 years post qualification experience from a leading national or international law firm in Bermuda, the UK, Canada, Australia or New Zealand;
  • Advocacy skills would be welcome as attendance in court will form part of the role (although this is not a pre-requisite to application)
  • Good team playing mentality; business development skills also welcome!

For the right person, there will be a clear line to partnership in line with hitting key performance targets at the firm.  Apply today to take your career forward to the next level!  A highly competitive salary will be provided, along with premium benefits and a relocation allowance (if needed).

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 UK

Western Europe

Jersey and Guernsey



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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