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JOB VACANCY

LITIGATION ASSOCIATE

Dispute Resolution & Insolvency

OVERVIEW

Position: Litigation Associate
Location: Cayman

The Maples Group is a standard bearer in financial and legal services, trusted by many of the world’s largest hedge fund managers, private equity firms and international corporations. 

Our distinction flows from our carefully curated team: 2,000+ professionals characterised by tenacity, ethics and exacting excellence.  We hire smart and sharpen smarter, arming talent with best-in-class resources and skills.  Operating in key financial centres across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, our international presence offers a unique springboard for career development and cross-cultural immersion.  Our side-by-side financial and legal services are similarly ripe for interdisciplinary learning and growth.   

The Maples Group looks to add a Cayman, Litigation Associate to our team and invites eager and qualified candidates to apply.  We are committed to diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity as we attract, retain and develop world-class talent.

Who We Seek

Our qualified litigation lawyers are at the forefront of cross-border litigation and contentious and non-contentious restructuring in our practice areas providing an international perspective alongside in-depth local expertise.  We put a premium on teamwork and understand the importance of working closely with our clients to provide them with the best possible outcome.  

About the Role

The successful candidate will advise onshore counsel and financial institution clients on complex transactions and restructurings and negotiate the terms of the documents and related legal opinions. The individual will play an active role in supporting other members of the team on complex technical insolvency issues and helping to develop the firm's precedents in that area. 

EXPERIENCE

What You Bring

The successful candidate will have a first class academic background, at least 5 years' post qualification experience ideally gained from a top-tier law firm and admitted to practice in a recognised UK or Commonwealth jurisdiction. 

ABOUT THE MAPLES GROUP 

Over five decades, the Maples Group has grown from modest beginnings into one of the world's preeminent professional services firms, offering specialised fiduciary, fund administration, regulatory and compliance, entity formation and management and legal services on the laws of the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Ireland, Jersey and Luxembourg.

Maples’ standard policy to undertake various background screening checks, including criminal records checks, on all applicants to whom a conditional job offer is made. Maples will only ask applicants to disclose a past criminal conviction when a conditional job offer is made. If you have a criminal record it does not mean that your job offer will be automatically withdrawn. Maples will make all job offer decisions on a case by case basis and will take a number of factors into account, such as the role that you are applying for and the nature and circumstances of the past offence. You will have the opportunity to discuss the matter with Maples before a decision is made.

Disclaimer: All personal information collected during the application process will be used for recruitment-related purposes only. Please refer to our Job Applicant Privacy Notice for details on how we handle personal information relating to job applicants.

LOCATION

Ugland House, South Church Street, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

BENEFITS

The most enduring professional relationships are reciprocal relationships. The Maples Group prioritises employee health and wellbeing. Depending on your location, we offer a range of benefits, including:

  • Comprehensive health coverage (medical, dental and optical)
  • Competitive vacation packages
  • Educational assistance and professional development programmes
  • Savings or pension plan
  • Life insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Global mental wellness programme
  • Sports clubs and social events

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