Closing date: 31/01/2020
Term: Permanent
Department: Financial Services Law
Location: Guernsey
The firm

The capabilities and talent of our lawyers have earned us industry recognition for identifying all the steps necessary to meet our clients’ goals, however diverse or complex the requirement.

We are an award-winning law firm with expertise in BVI, Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey law and the agility to drive success for our clients in a fast moving world.  We provide legal advice shaped around the needs of corporate and private clients, financial institutions and intermediaries worldwide.

Working in multi-disciplinary teams, we marry thought leadership with a proactive approach to solving issues holistically – without a client needing to raise them – across geographies and practice areas in the most efficient and seamless way.  Through this approach – delivering reliability and stability with flair – we combine commercial acumen with service excellence that helps you to achieve your goals and stay ahead.

Other information

Purpose of role

To work as part of the team responsible for providing legal advice to leading banks, financial institutions and corporates, both domestic and international. The purpose of this role is to provide an efficient support service to the lawyers and partners within the group.

Main Responsibilities

  • Reviewing and summarising legal documents
  • Performing legal research and analysis
  • Printing and collation of legal documents for completions
  • Checking legal forms/documents for accuracy
  • Assisting in the preparation of reports and correspondence
  • Assisting in drafting a range of legal documents
  • Maintaining system based filing systems and managing paperwork (bibles) to ensure all documents are stored appropriately
  • Assisting in file openings and AML enquiries
  • Adhering to all policies, procedures and regulations as required
  • Taking responsibility for a wide range of tasks/projects as required by the lawyers/partners in the group

Qualifications & Experience

  • Completed or currently studying towards the LLB or LPC .
  • Some previous experience in a legal environment, ideally in a similar role.
  • Strong IT skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Willingness and ability to learn about Jersey law


  • Organisational/time management skills and the ability to prioritise and manage a workload effectively within deadlines.
  • A responsible, disciplined and methodical approach and a keen eye for detail.
  • The ability to use initiative to resolve issues and to work independently with appropriate supervision.
  • Team spirited, with flexibility and enthusiasm