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Complex Litigation (3yrs+ PQE) - Cayman Islands

Agnew O'Brien Global Legal Recruitment
Cayman Islands
Attractive Financial Package (Tax Free)
Closing date
21 Jun 2024

Job Details

The Cayman Islands, a leading financial centre, is witnessing an uptick in complex cross-border disputes, driving a growing demand for expert legal counsel. Our client, a prestigious law firm, is expanding its top-ranked dispute resolution and litigation practice and seeking an experienced associate to join their high-performing team. In this role you will collaborate with a dynamic group of lawyers, providing strategic guidance to institutional and non-institutional clients on a broad range of contentious matters.


  • At least three years' post-qualification experience in dispute resolution and litigation
  • Admission in Cayman or qualifying Commonwealth jurisdiction.
  • Superior academics and top-quality training
  • Excellent research and analytical skills
  • Confident written and oral advocacy skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Desire to get involved with a variety of complex matters
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills


  • Work on a wide range of commercial litigation transactions, including insolvency and restructuring matters, company disputes, arbitrations, and other multi-party and cross-border proceedings
  • Collaborate with a dynamic team of lawyers to build and grow the disputes resolution practice
  • Advise clients on complex legal issues, providing expert guidance and support
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients and other stakeholders


  • A very attractive salary / bonus & benefits package (tax free)
  • Comprehensive relocation assistance
  • Enhanced career progression
  • Ongoing training & development

If you are currently on island seeking a new opportunity or onshore looking to make a move to the offshore Caribbean, this is a position to investigate further. To learn more, please send your CV and supporting information in confidence to or apply via this website.


James O'Brien has been recruiting in the legal sector for 20+yrs and is recognised as one of the leading offshore legal recruiters in the market. Possessing significant relationships across multiple jurisdictions, he offers candidates a hands-on, consultative approach, working closely with individuals to achieve their career objectives. Feel free to contact him by email in the first instance to arrange a confidential discussion.


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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