Legislative Counsel, BVI

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Undertakes research and analyse issues relating to any subject of law under reform or other legal matter assigned by the Law Reform Commission via the Chairman of the Law Reform Commission.

Raises any issues considered necessary for discussion with the Chairman based on any initial research and analysis done on any subject under reform.

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Trust Lawyer, BVI

 A leading International law firm with offices in the Caribbean is looking to recruit a Trust Lawyer for their BVI office.

The successful candidate must be UK qualified with 3-5 years PQE and a solid grounding in trust work.

The team advises on all aspects of BVI trust law including classic, discretionary and life interest trusts, as well as orphan vehicle, charitable, VISTA trusts and unit trust structures. Experience in wills, and estate matters would also be of benefit.

If you meet all the above criteria please forward your CV immediately.

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General Counsel, St. Kitts & Nevis

 Responsibility for providing legal advice and services to the departments of the Bank, and the Bank in general. To protect the Bank’s legal interests and operations within the scope of the law.

Principal Accountabilities

• Advises on issues relating to the interpretation of the Banking Act and other legislation relevant to the Bank.

• Prepares contracts, deeds, and other legal documents relating to various loans and other services by the Bank to its customers.

• Reviews and revises as appropriate the forms and other documents used by the Bank.

• Assists in the conduct and management of potential or actual litigation activity internally or in collaboration with external counsel,

• Represents the Bank, and staff summoned as witnesses for activities in the ordinary course of business with respect to litigious or potentially litigious matters. holds a ‘watching’ brief as required in court matters.

• Represents the Bank in conferences, negotiations and meetings, which may have legal ramifications, and /or provides relevant information for supporting decisions in the interests of the Bank.

• Oversees the provision of corporate secretarial services for the Bank.

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Chief Parliamentary Counsel, Anguilla

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals to fill one (1) vacant post of Chief Parliamentary Counsel (formerly known as Senior Legal Draftsperson) in the Attorney General’s Chambers, the Legal Department of the Anguilla Public Service.

Salary for this post is negotiable depending on the experience of the successful candidate. If applicable a Housing Allowance would be paid.

The key duties of the post are:

1. To research, investigate and draft legislation, both primary and subsidiary

2. To prepare for publication the primary and subsidiary legislation enacted during the year

3. To maintain an electronic data base for current legislation

4. To maintain legislative files

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Senior Crown Counsel (Criminal), Anguilla

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals to fill one (1) position of Senior Crown Counsel (Criminal) in the Attorney General’s Chambers, the Legal Department of the Anguilla Public Service.

The post is in Grade B with a salary of EC$125,796 per annum. The starting salary is, however, subject to change depending on the experience of the successful applicant. If applicable a Housing Allowance will be paid.
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Legal Secretary, Cayman

Requirements: Minimum 3-5 yrs corporate law experience, preferably from a law firm. Post secondary education; completion of a Legal Secretarial/Assistant program from a recognized post-secondary institution from a commonwealth country. Strong organizational and time-management skills. Professional, personable individual to deal with local and international clients. Minimum 60+ wpm, Dictaphone, Word skills (Note: skills will be tested) Basic Accounting skills. Stable employment history. Benefits: Salary $45K-$64K US Income Tax Free DOQ. Excellent Benefits package; fully paid health-care. Three (3) Weeks Vacation. Relocation & resettlement package; including airfare, 1 week’s accommodations, 1 week vehicle rental, $up to $1K relocation expenditures.
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Head of Corporate, Bermuda

Responsibilities will also include:

– Developing and managing the firm’s corporate practice
– Providing advice on Bermuda company and securities legislation
– Providing advice on incorporating exempt and local companies, and related structures
– Advising upon, reviewing and drafting Private Offering Memorandums and other transactional documents and agreements related to investment products and hedge funds
– Ensuring compliance with “know your client” and corporate governance legislation
– Providing guidance and advice to junior attorneys and members of the Department
– Frequent traveling and speaking engagements to promote the business and to service the needs of clients

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