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

In this role you'll enjoy a varied working day, providing legal advice relating to corporate and commercial law, investment funds, general financial services, insurance and reinsurance.

We need an individual who enjoys working as part of a team, has a good grounding in general corporate work and is flexible and eager to learn and progress their career in this practice area.

Main responsibilities

  • Providing an efficient and high quality legal support service to the partners and senior team members
  • Taking responsibility for client relationships and matters, in line with the level of experience
  • Assisting in the promotion of and proactively seeking opportunities for business development.
  • Working with the partners to develop and successfully implement business plans.
  • Getting involved in a range of knowledge management initiatives


  • A UK/Commonwealth legal qualification.
  • 0 - 5 years PQE


  • A client focused approach.
  • 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 an appropriate level of supervision.
  • Flexibility, energy and enthusiasm.