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Few locations in the world compare to Jersey when it comes to finding a compromise between high-quality international legal work and a sensible, sustainable work-life balance. This is a place where lawyers at elite offshore law firms routinely handle complex and challenging cross-border work without having to put their social life on permanent hold.

For all but the most metropolitan of lawyers, island living has plenty to recommend it. Cyclists will love the miles of ‘Green Lanes’ which criss-cross the island with speed limits of 15mph, whilst those looking to get out on the water can try surfing, kayaking, paddle-boarding or sailing. As a tourism hub and a home to many ‘ex-pats’, there is a buzzing social scene with plenty of opportunities for an afterwork drink at a local bar or a bite to eat in a beach side restaurant. All within an hour of London.

Established as a major international financial centre for over fifty years, Jersey remains at the forefront of the offshore financial services sector. Virtually every large offshore firm is present here and demand for corporate, finance, funds, dispute resolution, trusts and real estate lawyers is consistently strong at all levels of experience from newly qualified to Partner.

As specialists in the offshore sector since 2000, the Origin Legal international team is uniquely placed to help you explore a move to Jersey. You can expect unbiased and informed advice on the market and how to approach it. We can assist with every step from tailoring your resume to interview preparation and negotiating offers. Our network spans every major firm on the island. To find out more about a move offshore or to discuss legal jobs in the Channel Islands, please get in touch with Jason or Charlotte.

Head of International Team
Jason Horobin

Consultant
Charlotte Hooper

Testimonials

Senior Associate

"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

Candidate

"Jason was an excellent recruitment consultant.  I reached out to Origin a few months ago with regards to potentially moving to the Channel Islands from the Isle of Man for a NQ corporate position, and with Jason's help and guidance I am now writing this recommendation from my new office in Jersey!  He was very supportive and attentive at every stage of the recruitment process, which was very much appreciated as it was my first job move.  I couldn't recommend Jason/ Origin enough if you are looking to change job, especially if it involves moving to a different jurisdiction as he really helped me prepare for every part of the move."

Candidate

"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."

Featured Vacancies

This elite offshore law firm fields one of the strongest transactional teams in the Jersey market.

The Jersey office of this elite offshore law firm is looking for 2019/ 2020 qualifiers who are seeking a career as a corporate lawyer or a banking and finance lawyer.

This prestigious offshore law firm is looking for an experienced senior associate level commercial litigation lawyer as part of the succession planning for its highly respected Jersey Dispute Resolution team.

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.

Origin Legal interviews Matt Bolton from Knights PLC

By Jason Nottage | February 14, 2020
Origin Legal interviews Matt Bolton from Knights PLC Earlier this week we sat down with Matt Bolton. Matt is a corporate lawyer at Knights plc based in their Leicester office. Despite being relatively fresh in PQE terms, Matt is already…
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Planning law hires and transfers

By Stuart Phillips | January 29, 2020
2019 was another busy year for moves in the planning sector. It is always a challenging area to recruit into, with the main challenge being the small number of teams leading to fewer applicants for the available roles that are out there.
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Are you a trainee solicitor qualifying in 2020, but need more advice?

By Jason Nottage | January 27, 2020
Are you a trainee solicitor qualifying in 2020, but need more advice? If so, then this valuable guide – providing information on the current legal market, qualifying and practising offshore, data protection, the recruitment process and more.
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“If I move to an offshore law firm, will I be able to come back?”

By Jason Horobin | January 24, 2020
“If I move to an offshore law firm, will I be able to come back?”​ It is the question we get asked most consistently by people considering legal jobs offshore. The answer is unequivocally yes, although with one caveat…in our…
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FAQ: I’m an English Solicitor – can you help me to find a role in the USA?

By Jason Horobin | January 24, 2020
I’m an English Solicitor – can you help me to find a role in the USA? We frequently receive enquires from Solicitors in the UK looking for a role in America. We thought we’d share our advice on this.   …
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Summarise your experience and show how it fits the role with our CV Template

Summarise your experience and show how it fits the role with our NQ CV Template

When it comes to international recruitment, the option to interview over Skype, BlueJeans, or one of the many other online videoconference platforms.

Although it is increasingly commonplace for firms to use videoconferencing at some stage in their international recruitment.

Bringing your CV up to date should be easy shouldn’t it?

Bringing your CV up to date should be easy shouldn’t it?

Good CV’s, and bad, come in all shapes and sizes, and if you ask ten people for advice, they will likely give you ten different answers

If this is your first time interviewing for Partnership or another senior level post you are likely to notice some significant differences.

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