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*UK Qualified Counsel/Partner - Commercial Litigation - the British Virgin Islands*

Newbold Search
British Virgin Islands
Up to USD250,000 at low tax (8%) plus bonus, benefits, pension and relocation
Closing date
18 Jun 2024

Job Details


This is a rare career opportunity for a senior UK qualified litigation lawyer – Solicitor or Barrister - with prior advocacy experience to join to join the leading Global Offshore Disputes Practice in the BVI! 

Our client is one of the world’s leading global offshore law firms.  Its BVI Litigation Practice consists of a highly collegiate group of 20+ professionals working together, and with support from its global team spread across many international jurisdictions, to deliver a winning track record and a seamless cross border client service.

Workload in the role will focus on high quality and value cross-border commercial litigation matters including shareholder disputes, insolvency and trust disputes cases and often involving the financial services sector. This complex disputes work will range from urgent interim relief applications to trial, including shareholder disputes, injunctions and commercial trials.

Suitable applicants will be as follows:

  • Qualified as a Solicitor or Barrister in the UK (or the Republic of Ireland) for work permit purposes;
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in cross border litigation from a leading law firm and/or barristers’ chambers;
  • Prior advocacy experience, able and willing to represent clients in court;
  • A strong work ethic, team player and able networker.

This is the career opportunity of a lifetime, offering great earning and career development potential at a low rate of tax in a stunning Caribbean setting!

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 British Virgin Islands (BVI)

The Cayman Islands


The UK

Western Europe


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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