Crown Counsel I (Fraud) will be responsible for conducting criminal prosecutions and appeals and to assist with the processing of foreign requests for assistance with specialist responsibility for serious fraud, anti-corruption and matters involving asset restraint and forfeiture.
The successful post holder will operate at all levels of the Court system, including the Cayman Islands’ Court of Appeal. Crown Counsel I (Fraud) will be required to advise law enforcement agencies and Government Departments and Statutory Authorities.
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, or qualified to practice in the Cayman Islands in accordance with the Legal Practitioners Act (2015 Revision). Applicants must also:
- possess a minimum of seven (7) years’ post qualification experience, to include significant experience in the field of commercial crime, fraud, proceeds of crime, anti-corruption and money laundering (preferably with an international element);
- be able to lead and develop clear practices and procedures in relation to fraud;
- be familiar with the laws and legal systems in the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth jurisdictions;
- possess strong advocacy, interpersonal, negotiation, independent research and analytical skills, and be able to assimilate instructions quickly;
- be able to work under pressure, and render prompt and effective legal advice at very short notice.
The remuneration package for this role includes a non-contributory Government Pension Scheme and medical and dental coverage.
A detailed job description, information on benefits and the required Government Application Form are available at: www.careers.gov.ky Please create your profile to submit for consideration for this post. Note that this position will include enhanced due diligence review of applicants.
Deadline for receipt of applications: Friday- 8 December 2023