Closing date: 31/01/2020
Term: Permanent
Department: Litigation
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 providing a full range of litigation services to our clients.  This will entail supporting the partners and associates as appropriate for cases involving a variety of contentious work, including contentious trust and company, cross border fraud and insolvency.

Main responsibilities

  • Assisting in the preparation of reports, correspondence and bundles
  • Printing and collating legal documents
  • Performing legal research and analysis
  • Checking legal forms/documents for accuracy
  • Maintaining system based filing systems, assisting in file openings and CDD requirements
  • Supporting the team's marketing plans
  • Adhering to all policies, procedures and regulations as required
  • Taking responsibility for a wide range of tasks/projects as required by the partners/lawyers in the group

Qualifications and Experience

  • Completed or currently studying towards the LLB, LPC or BPTC.
  • 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 Guernsey 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


Housing Qualifications

Please note that candidates must be eligible to live and work in Guernsey to apply for this position. We are not able to consider candidates who require sponsorship or a license.