Introduction

Banking & Finance Lawyer – Guernsey

This prestigious offshore law firm is looking to grow their market leading banking & finance teams in the Channel Islands. The team has a good mix of experience from onshore and offshore firms and the Partners are all acknowledged as being leading individuals by Legal 500, Chambers and International Financial Law Review.

Banking & Finance Lawyer – Guernsey

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Job Detail

  • Job Ref CH/3105
  • Salary Generous, Low Tax Salary
  • Experience Level NQ - 1 YRS PQE
  • Practice Area Banking & FinanceCorporate & Commercial

Job Description

Banking & Finance Lawyers – Channel Islands

This prestigious offshore law firm is looking to grow their market leading banking & finance teams in the Channel Islands.  The team has a good mix of experience from onshore and offshore firms and the Partners are all acknowledged as being leading individuals by Legal 500, Chambers and International Financial Law Review.

They are looking to recruit at Associate (NQ-2 years PQE) and Senior/ Managing Associate (5+ years PQE) level in Jersey and Guernsey.  Successful candidates will be Commonwealth qualified with previous banking & finance experience and strong academics are essential.

The Channel Islands offer a lawyer the best of both worlds.  Joining an elite offshore law firm you will enjoy exposure to high-value cross-border legal work whilst benefitting from a lifestyle that is unattainable at an equivalent onshore firm.  You will find yourself advising on some of the biggest deals, in one of the world’s preeminent offshore financial centres, often working closely with senior level partners.  As a result, you will have the opportunity to build your career quickly, gaining experience that is highly-valued across the offshore and wider international markets.

Requirements

  • Lawyer qualified in England & Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Australia or New Zealand.
  • Training contract completed with a City, International or leading regional UK law firm.
  • At NQ level – at least one relevant seat – corporate, M&A, funds, real estate finance, general banking & finance.

Salary and application information

  • Salary £62k (20% tax-rate) at NQ level, benefits, bonus and relocation allowance.
  • Interviews via phone/videoconference followed by a visit to Jersey or Guernsey (for UK/Ireland based applicants).
  • Excellent feedback from lawyers who have relocated in previous years.

Channel Islands

The Channel Islands offer a lifestyle that is poles apart from the mainland.  Work-life balance is better, even at the top firms, meaning you will have plenty of time to get involved in everything that island life has to offer.  NQ’s here enjoy a busy social life, whether it is after work drinks with colleagues, any of the numerous sports clubs, or taking advantage of the stunning coastline to try surfing, sailing or just lazing on the beach.  And, when you need a city fix, frequent flights can have you in London in an hour. To find out more take a look at our:

Origin Legal International

Our international team has 20 years’ experience of helping lawyers to make career-defining and life-changing moves overseas. We will advise you on every step of the journey from preparing your CV, through interview preparation, negotiating a package and finally making the move.

Your application will be treated as confidential and we will never release your details without your approval so whether you are ready to apply or in the early stages of fact-finding, get in touch and we will be happy to help.