CROWN COUNSEL I (Financial Crime)

Cayman Islands (KY)
£82,000 – £110,100
05 Jun 2019
10 Jul 2019
Practice area
7 years+
Full time
Contract type

(Financial Crime)

Cl$84,876 - $114,156 per annum (approx. £82,000 – £110,100)

On behalf of the Director of Public Prosecutions, the Crown Counsel I (Financial Crime) will be responsible for conducting criminal proceedings, civil recovery proceedings, and assisting with the processing of requests for international legal assistance.  The post will have a specialist focus on proceedings in respect of money laundering, terrorist/proliferation financing, serious fraud, corruption, regulatory offences, and asset restraint/forfeiture proceedings ("financial crime").


Qualifications, Knowledge, Experience and Skills Applicants for this position should be a Solicitor, Barrister or Attorney-at­Law qualified to practice in an English-speaking Commonwealth jurisdiction. Qualified to practice in the Cayman Islands in accordance with the Legal Practitioners Law (2015 Revision), applicants must also possess:


  • a minimum of seven (7) years' post qualification experience, including substantial experience in the field of financial crime (preferably with an international element);
  • a proven aptitude as an advocate at all  levels;
  • the ability to assimilate large volumes of information;
  • the capacity to  conduct thorough independent research;
  • the ability to develop clear practices and procedure in relation to financial crime;
  • the ability to give clear advice at short notice;
  • the ability to handle sensitive matters and to maintain prosecutorial independence;
  • strong inter-personal skills and team ethic; and
  • the ability to work under pressure.

Please note that the remuneration for this role includes a 12% non-contributory pension plan and medical coverage.  Please note that no income tax is payable in the Cayman Islands (CI$1.00 = GBP£0.96).

A detailed job description, information on benefits and a Government Application Form are available at:   Please submit your Government Application Form, as well as a cover letter, résumé or curriculum vitae to:  Mark Harrison, HR Manager, 4th Floor, Government Administration Building, 133 Elgin Avenue, P.O. Box 136, Grand Cayman, KY1-9000. Telephone:  244 2336.  Email: 

Deadline for receipt of applications: Tuesday, 18th June, 2019

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