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Legal Jobs in Guernsey
The Bailiwick of Guernsey is the smaller of the Channel Islands, located in the English Channel near the French coast. Recognised globally as a leading offshore financial centre, Guernsey boasts a robust legal and regulatory system and an excellent reputation for providing first-class banking, fiduciary, funds, insurance and asset management services.
Guernsey is consequently home to 7 of the major international offshore law firms and a number of highly-regarded boutique firms. The firms provide advice on Guernsey law in the areas of Corporate, M&A, Banking & Finance, Investment Funds, Restructuring & Insolvency, Trusts & Private Client and Dispute Resolution.
The Channel Islands have the best climate and some of the most stunning coastline in the British Isles, making it the perfect combination of high-end international work and a lifestyle and standard of living that is hard to achieve in most major financial centres. If you are looking to swap the long-hours culture and dreaded commute often associated with life as a City lawyer for a laid back Island lifestyle, while maintaining the quality of work that you have become accustomed, this may be the perfect move.
When you combine this all with its close proximity to London and mainland Europe, GMT time-zone and high-quality work, it’s easy to see why Guernsey attracts some of the best lawyers from around the globe.
The market for offshore legal jobs in Guernsey is extremely buoyant at the moment, so if you are lawyer looking for a move, please get in touch with Jason Horobin or Charlotte Hooper in our International team.
"Jason's genuine, honest and informed approach ensured that my recent international placement was seamless, stress free, and most importantly a good fit for both myself, my family and the firm. With open lines of communication Jason provided honest advice and kept me fully informed of the recruitment progress at all times. I cannot recommend Jason highly enough." - Associate, UAE
"Jason was one of the most proactive and helpful recruiters I have dealt with. He identified a suitable position in the jurisdiction where I was considering a transfer, which I certainly would have not found on my own. He then made sure that communication with HR was continual and that the recruitment progressed." - Senior Associate, Guernsey
"I couldn't recommend Jason highly enough. He has his finger on the pulse of the offshore legal world and is very professional to work with. He is also very responsive and knowledgeable on the practicalities of moving offshore, especially from London. Great to work with."
This top-tier offshore law firm is strengthening its ranks in the Channel Islands and has openings at Senior Associate and Managing Associate level in its Guernsey office.
One of the leading offshore law firms in the world is looking for newly qualified transactional lawyers to join its Jersey and Guernsey operations.
Offshore moves tend to appeal to lawyers who are looking for something a bit different without taking a step back in their career.
Not all of our jobs are advertised on our website. We get new jobs on a daily basis and we would be delighted to talk to you in more depth, please pick up the phone or email us.
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