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*Real Estate Associate – the Cayman Islands – 3-6 Years' PQE*

Newbold Search
Cayman Islands (KY)
Generous tax-free compensation package from USD$140,000 - $180,000 + bonus, benefits and relocation
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

Job Details


Rare opening for a UK/Commonwealth qualified property lawyer to join a global offshore law firm in the Cayman Islands!

Our client is a leading global offshore law firm with offices across Europe, the Americas and Asia.  Its Cayman office has been in operation for c.20 years and is well recognised for its expertise and enviable international client base. 

As part of a team ranked as Tier 1 in the leading offshore directories including Chambers & Partners, its Real Estate Practice in Cayman is very well established.  Led by a UK partner based on the ground in Cayman who is a recognised expert in Caribbean property matters, the team advises clients on all types of real estate, including high value commercial property transactions, development work - particularly in the hotels/hospitality sector- property finance, commercial and residential leasing and conveyancing.  Clients include high net worth clients as well as funds, property companies and a wide range of global corporates across the industry sectors.  

Due to organic growth, it is now looking to add another associate to the team.  Suitable candidates for the role will fit the following criteria:

  • Strong academics;
  • Qualified as a Lawyer in the UK, Australia, New Zealand or Canada;
  • From 3-6 years’ experience in real estate law in a leading law firm in a major financial centre;
  • Willing to turn your hand to a wide range of property work;
  • Good team player, with a ‘can do’ attitude.

On offer is the chance to further your career as a property lawyer in a collegiate team in a beautiful Caribbean setting.  A highly competitive salary, fully tax free, will be provided along with an incentivising bonus system, premium benefits and relocation package (if needed) to include flights, accommodation, and shipping.


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 British Virgin Islands

Jersey and Guernsey

The United Kingdom and Ireland

The Middle East



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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