Senior Associate - International Private Client

If you have hands-on experience, either onshore or offshore, in non-contentious wealth planning and trust law matters, we'd love to hear from you.

In this role you will have plenty of opportunities to progress and will be joining a fantastic working environment and a motivated global team. You will be advising on a wide variety of offshore wealth planning structures for our diverse, world-wide, client base.

As well as learning from some of Jersey's most experienced and respected non-contentious private client lawyers, you will be encouraged to share your own knowledge and ideas to help the business to continually grow and develop.

Main Responsibilities

  • Manage and coordinate client work as delegated by the partners.
  • Manage risk exposure in accordance with the firm's policies and procedures.
  • Deliver excellent quality, timely and professional client service.
  • Delegate to and actively supervise the work of more junior staff as appropriate.


  • Help to motivate, manage and develop other fee earners and support staff in the team.
  • Support the partners in building an efficient group structure (this may include involvement in recruitment).

Business development

  • Promote and strengthen the Bedell Cristin brand among target groups.
  • Contribute to the practice area's business development plans and help to attract more work from existing clients as well as develop new client relationships.
  • Support new ventures, identify cross selling opportunities and seek ways to develop our services.
  • Take responsibility for a range of non-chargeable activities to build the firm's know-how and external reputation through seminars/writing of articles/presentations etc.


  • Take personal responsibility for achieving target hours, proactively manage billings and debtors and record time in a consistent way.


  • Likely to have 5 years' PQE with Jersey and/or UK/Commonwealth qualifications.
  • Significant experience in the practice area.
  • Strong technical ability.
  • Some delegation and supervisory experience.
  • Some business development experience.


  • The ability to communicate effectively with peers, staff and clients.
  • A client centric approach.
  • Strong self-motivation and drive.
  • A solution driven attitude to problems.
  • The ability to instil confidence in partners, peers and clients.
  • A positive and optimistic attitude.
  • The ability to work collegiately and be an effective team player.
  • Sound judgement and strong commercial awareness.
  • Organisational/time management skills and the ability to prioritise and manage a workload effectively within deadlines.
  • The ability to use initiative to resolve issues and to work independently with appropriate supervision.
  • Flexibility and enthusiasm.
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