NQ-1 Associate in Trust & Private Wealth – Jersey

NQ-1 Associate in Trust & Private Wealth – Jersey

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NQ salary c.£75k (20% tax) + benefits, bonus and relocation package

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Practice Area:

Private Client

Job Description

This leading offshore law firm has multiple international offices in all of the major offshore financial centres.  They are continuing their growth in Jersey, adding strength to what is already one of the leading trust & private wealth teams in the offshore market.  They advise global financial institutions, professional trustees, charities, high net worth individuals and their families on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious matters, including estate planning, private trust company arrangements, will drafting, trust law analysis and advisory work, generational wealth succession, family office structuring, regulatory advice and trust-related disputes.

You will be joining a team of impressive lawyers, offering you the opportunity to advise on some of the most cutting-edge work taking place in the offshore world from within a flexible and supportive team environment.  Working as part of a dynamic team, you will play an integral part in building and maintaining long-term relationships with clients and other advisors.


  • Newly qualified (or soon to be qualified) lawyers to those with up to 1 years’ post-qualification experience
  • Admitted in the UK, Commonwealth or offshore
  • National/ International firm experience with a keen interest in trusts and private wealth

Salary and application information

  • NQ Salary of c. £75,000 (20% tax rate) + generous bonus + benefits;
  • Relocation package – cash expenses, flights and one months’ accommodation on arrival;
  • Interviews are via videoconference and can usually be scheduled to fit around your working day.


Offshore law firms promise a consistent diet of high-end work and a level of client contact that is rare for a junior lawyer in a top-class firm.  You will find yourself advising on some of the biggest deals, in one of the world’s pre-eminent 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 market.

We have helped many lawyers to relocate to the Channel Islands on qualification and without exception the feedback has been positive.  Some settle and remain for the long-term, some build experience before making a lucrative move within the offshore sector (e.g. to Cayman, BVI, Bermuda or Hong Kong), and of course some return to the onshore market, and when they do, they go to good firms.  Recent examples of firms joined by lawyers returning to London after gaining NQ experience in the Channel Islands include, Addleshaw Goddard, Clifford Chance, Clyde & Co., CMS, Dentons, Eversheds, Macfarlanes, Norton Rose Fulbright, Simmons & Simmons, Latham & Watkins, Mayer Brown and Travers Smith.  What better proof can there be, that experience from a top offshore firm provides a great platform for your long-term career?


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