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Cross-Border Commercial Litigation (Solicitor or Barrister) - British Virgin Islands

Agnew O'Brien Global Legal Recruitment
British Virgin Islands
Excellent Financial Package (Low Tax Jurisdiction)
Closing date
19 Jun 2024

Job Details

We've been tasked to aid our client in strategically recruiting skilled disputes lawyers for its growing BVI practice. Consequently, we are eager to hear from intellectually curious, globally-minded barristers / solicitors with a background in handling high-stakes cases involving cross-border elements, and who are seeking an exciting career opportunity in the offshore Caribbean.

On joining, you will collaborate with cross-border teams that handle matters involving financial products and services disputes; civil and commercial litigation; judgment enforcement and asset recovery; class actions; criminal defence and regulatory enforcement and internal investigations. You will be expected to draft pleadings and applications for interim measures, including applications for injunctive relief and freezing orders, at short notice; prepare legal analysis and client updates; represent clients in Court and prepare and deal with case-related correspondence.

To be considered applicants will need to match the following criteria:

  • At least 2 years PQE upwards (Associate/Senior Associate/Counsel) 
  • Admitted in British Virgin Islands or eligible for Admission in British Virgin Islands.
  • Extensive multi-jurisdictional experience in the firm’s practice areas gained at a leading onshore/offshore firm or highly rated commercial chambers. 
  • Specific and demonstrable experience in disputes involving complex financial products and investment funds, international judgment enforcement, fraud and asset tracing and contentious insolvency matters.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and significant client-facing experience.
  • Robust writing, drafting and editing skills.
  • Superb academics. 

On joining, the successful applicant will gain unparalleled exposure to premium high-stakes litigation. Our client is seeking a new generation of litigators who blend legal expertise, problem-solving abilities, intellectual rigour, determination, and a global perspective with the creativity and interpersonal skills to make a genuine impact on their innovative legal solutions.

An extremely generous package and relocation assistance is offered.

For more information, interested candidates should send their CV and supporting details in confidence to or apply through this website.


With over 20yrs experience in international legal recruitment, James O’Brien collaborates with numerous prestigious law firms across various jurisdictions. His extensive industry network, combined with a consultative and transparent approach to recruitment, consistently results in successful outcomes for those he partners with. James is committed to helping candidates achieve their objectives by providing practical and honest guidance. If you're considering a move now or in the future, feel free to reach out to him.


Agnew O’Brien Global Legal Recruitment is a boutique consultancy that represents high calibre lawyers in their job search across international jurisdictions spanning the Asia-Pacific, Offshore Caribbean / Channel Islands, Middle East and United Kingdom. Those we assist are offered a bespoke, consultative recruitment service of the highest professional standards, specifically tailored to address individual search requirements and objectives. Our approach is discreet yet pro-active, offering candidates practical support throughout each step of the recruitment process. 

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