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Crown Counsel

Cayman Islands Government
Cayman Islands (KY)
£76,813 –£103,310 tax free
Closing date
25 Jun 2021

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Practice area
Banking and finance, Crime
7 years+
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(Financial Crime)

Salary range: Cl$89,124 - $119,868 per annum

(Approximately £76,813 –£103,310 tax free)


On behalf of the Director of Public Prosecutions, the Crown Counsel I (Financial Crime) will be responsible for conduct criminal proceedings, civil recovery proceedings, and to assist with the processing of requests for international legal assistance, with 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-at­ Law 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 procedures 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
  • the ability to work under pressure

Please note that the remuneration for this role includes a 12% non-contributory pension plan and medical coverage. 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:  Colleen Williams, HR Manager, 4th Floor, Government Administration Building, 133 Elgin Avenue, P.O. Box 136, Grand Cayman, KY1-9000. Telephone: 1 (345) 244 2336.  Email:

Benefits include non-contributory pension and medical coverage in accordance with Public Service Management Act 2020.


Deadline for receipt of applications: Friday- 25 June 2021

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