Oben Law: Associate/Senior Associate

Who we are looking for:

Oben is seeking to recruit an ambitious and technically strong lawyer to join our team and contribute to the successful delivery of its strategic plan. In the short period of time since it was formed in 2016, Oben has established itself as a top-ranking litigation boutique firm: one of only three firms identified by the Legal 500 to be in Tier 1 for Dispute Resolution – Regulatory & White-Collar Crime, and Advocate David Wilson is named in the Legal 500’s Hall of Fame.   

Role:

Advise and represent clients in order to resolve their disputes.  The disputes will cover a wide range of issues, but often involve one or more of the following: court proceedings; financial services businesses; trust litigation; trustee directions; asset tracing and recovery; and shareholder disputes.  In addition:

  • Advise and represent clients in relation to AML/CFT/Sanctions issues; and regulatory investigations/sanctions.
  • Develop and grow the law firm’s business, with particular emphasis on local financial services businesses and international intermediaries.
  • Work with and support the business of Oben Regulatory Ltd.
  • Participate in the management of the law firm, including the successful delivery of our strategic plan, and the training, supervision and development of staff, and contribute to the development of its know-how database.

We are looking for an individual with:

  • An inquisitive and enquiring mind
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent planning and organising skills – must be able to work to tight reporting deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • An ability to demonstrate sound judgement and decision-making
  • An ability to work unsupervised as well as part of a team
  • Existing skills or a desire to upskill especially in the areas of digital finance, fintech and regtech.

Your role will require:

  • English Solicitor qualification (or equivalent)
  • A high level of proficiency with IT business software packages, including Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook.

Get in touch:

We welcome contact from anyone interested knowing more about working with us.  The role and job description may vary depending on the skills and experience of the applicant.  In the first instance, please email david.wilson@oben.je to express your interest, attaching a copy of your C.V.