Articled Clerk

Term: Contract
Location: Cayman Islands
The firm

The capabilities and talent of our lawyers have earned us industry recognition for identifying all the steps necessary to meet our clients’ goals, however diverse or complex the requirement.

We are an award-winning law firm with expertise in BVI, Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey law and the agility to drive success for our clients in a fast moving world.  We provide legal advice shaped around the needs of corporate and private clients, financial institutions and intermediaries worldwide.

Working in multi-disciplinary teams, we marry thought leadership with a proactive approach to solving issues holistically – without a client needing to raise them – across geographies and practice areas in the most efficient and seamless way.  Through this approach – delivering reliability and stability with flair – we combine commercial acumen with service excellence that helps you to achieve your goals and stay ahead.

The department

The Bedell Cristin Article Clerkship program gives candidates the opportunity to learn from some of the best legal minds in the Cayman Islands whilst rotating around our core legal departments – Funds, Corporate & Finance, Litigation, International Private Client and Property.

This eighteen month paid program provides a platform for candidates who are committed to a career in law, who possess drive, enthusiasm, initiative and excellent communication skills, to reach their full potential and be considered for a permanent Associate position on qualification.

Candidates applying must have Caymanian status, a minimum of a 2:1 degree and have either completed or be about to complete the Professional Practice Course (PPC) or Legal Practice Course (LPC).

Other information

Please submit an up to date CV which includes:

  • Your school and academic grades
  • Your university and academic grades
  • Any work experience you may have done
  • Any awards or recognition received
  • At least one personal or academic referee (this can be an individual you've either worked with professionally or studied under academically who can testify to your skills, abilities and character).

Please also provide us with a cover letter explaining:

  • Why you wish to do your Articles with Bedell Cristin
  • How you think you would benefit from your time at Bedell Cristin
  • The values and qualities you feel you would bring to the firm
  • Your aspirations for the future