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Crown Counsel I (Fraud)

Cayman Islands Government
Cayman Islands (KY)
CI$90,912.00 – CI$122,268.00/annum Approximately GBP£87,500-$117,400
Closing date
8 Dec 2023

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Practice area
Contract type
Full time
7 years+
Barrister, Solicitor
Public sector/Charities

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:  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



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