Free open Job in North, South & Central America Law Lecturer (LL.B) (LL.M) at Cayman Islands Government

The Portfolio of Legal Affairs, Truman Bodden Law School, is currently inviting applications for the following post:

LAW LECTURER (LL.B) (LL.M)  

CI$79,656 to $107,148 per annum

(approximately £70,200 – £94,400)                                

The Truman Bodden Law School (“TBLS”) is an affiliated institution of both Oxford Brookes University (whose Diploma in Legal Practice is offered following completion of the TBLS Professional Legal Practice Course), and the University of Liverpool (whose LL.B and LL.M degrees are offered through TBLS). All full-time members of the LL.B and LL.M teaching staff are designated as recognized law teachers of the University of Liverpool.

TBLS currently has a Faculty of nine full-time lecturers, and it has an existing enrolment of approximately 80 students.  TBLS forms part of the Portfolio of Legal Affairs, falling under the office of the Cayman Islands’ Attorney General. All appointments to the full-time teaching staff of TBLS are subject to the approval of our UK affiliate partners. 

Law Lecturer (LL.B) (LL.M) 

Reporting to the Director of Legal Studies, the Law Lecturer will primarily be responsible for the teaching and personal supervision of law students at an undergraduate level.  Some post graduate teaching will also be an expectation of the role, as will undertaking advanced legal research in order to ensure an in-depth and up-to-date understanding of Cayman Islands and English Law to a national and international level.  The Law Lecturer will also assist with the administration of the Law School, ensuring the efficient operation of its undergraduate provision.

Applicants must possess:

  • a Bachelor’s degree in Law at a grade 2:1 or above; and
  • a relevant post graduate level qualification In law (or above), or a relevant professional legal qualification.

A teaching qualification in post compulsory education is also highly desirable.

Applicants should ideally have at least 2 (two) years of previous relevant teaching experience at University level. It is also a requirement that applicants have a subject specialism from the following: Commercial Law; Jurisprudence; Medical Law and Ethics; International Dispute Resolution; Financial Crime.  An established track record of legal research is highly desirable, as is legal publication within internationally refereed law journals.  Applicants must be able demonstrate excellence in communication, exercising judgement and be highly organized.   

Where an overseas appointment is made, the employment contract would be for two (2) years in the first instance, with the option to seek renewal.  Leave entitlement will be twenty five (25) working days per annum and benefits include air passages, baggage/freight and relocation allowances, a non-contributory Government Pension Scheme and medical and dental coverage.  Please note that no income tax is payable in the Cayman Islands (currently CI$1.00 = GBP£0.88, US$1.22).

Detailed job descriptions, information on benefits and a Government Application Form are available at:  www.recruitment.gov.ky  

Please submit your Government Application Form, as well as a cover letter, résumé or curriculum vitae to:  Natalee Dyke, Portfolio of Legal Affairs, 4th Floor, Government Administration Building, 133 Elgin Avenue, P.O. Box 136, Grand Cayman, KY1-9000. Telephone:  1 345 244 4500.  Email:  natalee.dyke@gov.ky 

Deadline for receipt of applications: Monday 8th March, 2021