Date: 11 Nov 2023

Location: Hamilton, BM, HM11

Company: Walkers Global

Walkers is a leading international law and professional services firm providing legal, corporate and fiduciary services to global corporations, financial institutions, capital market participants and investment fund managers. With a global presence spanning the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, we advise on the jurisdictions of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey.

Walkers treat everyone as the intelligent grown-ups they are. We take a grown-up approach to getting the job done – trusting and empowering our people to deliver consistently, and enabling them to succeed. Diversity is our secret weapon – it’s the sheer breadth of Walkers people that makes us who we are – gathered from across the globe and fluent in languages, jurisdictions and cultures that help us to mirror our clients and keep our own thinking in tune with the world we operate in.

Overview of role

 Walkers (Bermuda) Limited invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the above position.

Reporting to the Head of the Insolvency and Dispute Resolution Department, the Associate will advise on all aspects of litigation and dispute resolution with particular emphasis on contentious insolvency, creditor and shareholder remedies, general commercial litigation and contentious trust litigation.

Duties, Responsibilities & Person Specification

• Work within the IDR team in the Bermuda office advising on a wide range of cross-border contentious insolvency, corporate and general commercial litigation, trust and regulatory related disputes.

• Operate as a technical resource to clients providing sound expert opinion and highly responsive service to international clientele.

• Help develop existing client relationships and assist with business development.

• Support colleagues and partners on operational matters of significance to the Firm.

• Leverage professional and personal global network to grow the Firm’s resources.

• Maintain revenue and profitability targets and provide recommendations for optimizing growth.

• Participate in the development of the practice’s know-how, share knowledge, and participate in conferences, seminars and internal training.

• Provide technically sound advice and highly responsive service to clients.

• Independently and/or as part of a broader team, conduct complex, high value litigation in the Supreme of Bermuda, Court of Appeal for Bermuda and in arbitration as client needs dictate.

Education, Skills & Experience

• Excellent academics and top level experience.

• 4 to 5 years qualified Bermuda and/or commonwealth lawyer.

• Ability to independently conduct cases effectively is essential, with a proven track record of successful litigation outcomes.

• Demonstrated ability to create and execute business development initiatives.

Walkers global is an equal opportunity employer. Equality and diversity are key to our global identity and an integral part of our goal to continue being an employer of choice. We are committed to a work environment that supports all individuals irrespective of gender, ethnicity, nationality, race, religion, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other applicable legally protected characteristics. We make every effort to ensure that employment opportunities are open and accessible to all purely on the basis of personal ability.