Skip to main content

This job has expired

Cayman Islands - Commercial Litigation - 3+ Years' PQE (US $170,000-$230,000 tax free)

Newbold Search
Cayman Islands (KY)
USD$170,000–USD$230,000 salary plus generous bonus (tax free), healthcare, pension and relocation
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

Job Details


Our client is a major global offshore law firm and its Tier 1 Global Dispute Resolution Practice is very well regarded.  Due to an ongoing pipeline of work, it is seeking to hire a high calibre senior common law qualified litigator with a strong background in commercial litigation into its collegiate Cayman Island based team. 

Much of the work undertaken by the Cayman Dispute Resolution Team is complex, high value and multi-jurisdictional in nature and includes shareholder disputes, insolvency, banking and finance disputes, fraud, asset-tracing, professional negligence, investment fund and trusts disputes. Clients include multinational corporations, investment and private equity funds, insolvency practitioners, and domestic and international financial institutions.  

Suitable applicants for this role will be as follows:

  • Qualified as a lawyer in England & Wales, Australia, New Zealand or Canada;
  • From 3-8 years PQE from a well regarded law firm - or barristers' chambers - in a major common law financial centre such as London, Sydney, Auckland, etc;
  • Experienced in advocacy - or keen to do so  - as all practising lawyers have to represent clients in the Cayman court system;
  • Confident and adaptable, able to work on a range of cases.

In addition to a highly stimulating caseload within a supportive team structure, a competitive tax-free salary of up to USD$230,000 per annum, plus bonus, premium benefits including pension contribution and full relocation costs will be provided.  



The Cayman Islands is a self-governing British Overseas Territory in the western Caribbean Sea. It is a leading and sophisticated offshore financial centre and the domicile of choice for investment structures and complex insurance products. It is only 1 hour flight from Miami and a 12hour flight from London.


-             A change of environment and a new adventure

-             Excellent career prospects within the global offshore legal world

-             High level of earnings with no income tax payable

-             Enhanced work/life balance plus virtually no commute

-             Healthy outdoor lifestyle

-             Travelling opportunities with the Americas on your doorstep

-             Idyllic place for children to grow up

-             Highly sociable expat/professional community

-             Safe and stable place to live

-             Quality of life with first class accommodation, and leisure/hospitality facilities


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



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.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert