Title Barrister
Salary 2-600K US$
Location British Virgin Islands
Job Information

Location British Virgin Islands
Financial Services Experience
Trusts Experience
200-600 US$ +

The Role:

Our international law firm client’s dispute resolution group has been involved in the most significant global offshore disputes and complex cross-border restructurings and insolvencies of recent times, winning keynote victories for our clients and often helping shape the law.

The Team:

The BVI Litigation team is made up of 6 Partners, 2 Counsels and 11 Senior Associates and Associates. Drawing on the strength of our global team across multiple international jurisdictions, we have a winning track record and provide seamless cross-border client service.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Legal advice and action:

• Take and record clear instructions
• Research matters of law
• Identify and refer contentious matters
• Provide concise letters and reports for clients, written in plain language
• Draft concise documents in plain language

Business generation:

• Contribute to appropriate business development activities of the team and the firm
• Wherever the opportunity arises, promote the services of teams from across the firm to the client for whom you are acting
• Introduce new clients to the firm
• Achieve agreed business development targets (if any)
• Identify and attend appropriate networking opportunities

Qualifications and Experience:

• Barrister of 5-10 years’ call with trusts experience
• A willingness to be actively engaged in business development is also required
• Ability to manage a team and workloads effectively and calmly
• Ability to use initiative to manage problems without heavy reliance on a Partner, driving the tempo of a case
• Develop strategic planning skills and consultative relationship with clients
• Ability to balance the act of serving the client and the firm
• Develop substantial professional network and understanding of how different clients industries can assist the firm

Skills Required:

The ability to:

• Understand and relate instructions in relation to corporate and commercial issues
• Conduct effective matter management
• Develop strong client relationships
• Communicate concisely both verbally and in writing with colleagues and clients
• Draft documents that are clear and concise
• Interview and advise clients, helping them decide the best course of action
• Research the relevant legal issues applicable to a case
• Conduct negotiations where appropriate
• Presentation skills advantageous

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