Barrister

Griffiths & Partners - Barrister

Griffiths & Partners is the leading litigation firm in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

The Turks and Caicos Islands are a British Overseas Territory around 580 miles south-east of Miami, Florida.

We looking to recruit a lawyer to join our busy litigation team as soon as possible. The vacancy would ideally suit a barrister of 5 to 7 years’ call (candidates must have been in practice for at least 5 years to be eligible for admission as attorneys in Turks and Caicos).

Responsibilities:

  • Appearing in all Courts and Tribunals
  • Able to conduct their own litigation casework
  • Assisting senior attorneys both in civil and commercial litigation
  • Drafting of pleadings, witness statements and other documents
  • Obtaining, compiling and analysing records for discovery including incoming discovery documents.
  • Pre-trial preparation and other case management assistance. 

Required Experience:

  • 5+ years experience in litigation practice with significant advocacy experience.
  • Experience in a variety of work (including civil litigation, public law work, employment law, and personal injury etc)
  • Must be proactive and able to work both independently and with a professional team.

Job Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have a law degree or equivalent from a leading university
  • Must have relevant professional qualifications and eligible for admission as a Turks and Caicos Islands attorney.
  • Computer proficiency with office software including MS Office.

Terms of Employment

Griffiths & Partners offer very competitive remuneration for this role.

Closing date for application is 31st October 2020

Apply with Curriculum Vitae by email to: [email protected]