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PROFESSIONAL SUPPORT LAWYER

Professional Support Lawyer

OVERVIEW

Position: Professional Support Lawyer 
Location: Cayman Islands 

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.  With 18 locations 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, Professional Support Lawyer 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 merit-based culture suits professionals in pursuit of boundless careers and lives.  Beyond their acumen, team members are collaborative and conscientious, bringing a healthy sense of drive and purpose to each interaction and to all aspects of their work.  

About the Role

The PSL role is a highly visible role involving a high level of responsibility supporting lawyers and MaplesFS professionals across the Maples group. The PSL will offer support to offices in other jurisdictions and be involved in firm-wide projects.

The PSL role principally involves:

  • reviewing, drafting and maintaining precedents;
  • monitoring and summarising legislative developments (for both internal and external updates);
  • preparing legal guides and practice notes; and
  • developing and maintaining the firm's precedent systems (current experience of knowledge management technology and document automation systems would be an advantage for the successful candidate).

The PSL will work alongside our existing PSL team to ensure that a consistent level of quality support is offered to the Maples group.

EXPERIENCE

What You Bring

This role is for a qualified lawyer who is not expected to undertake client work but will support the activities of the firm. The successful candidate will have relevant work experience in finance, corporate and investment funds law and is expected to be able to communicate clearly, have an aptitude for project management, a proven track record of drafting legal documentation and a desire to promote excellence.   

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.

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 PO Box 309 Grand Cayman KY1-1104 Cayman Islands

BENEFITS

We offer a supportive environment, structured on a team basis and sophisticated infrastructure and systems. Benefits include 5 weeks' vacation (pro-rated for part years), health insurance and pension plan.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

1 March 2021

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