Cayman Islands

 

Legal Scholarships

Each year Walkers (Cayman) awards legal scholarships to high performing Caymanian students who have demonstrated a level of academic achievement which indicates they could eventually undertake articles with Walkers and work for the firm as lawyers. Successful applicants are granted scholarships for law degrees, post-graduate conversion courses and post-graduate qualifying examinations, including the Professional Practice Course, the Legal Practice Course and the Bar Professional Training Course. 

We will be accepting applications for legal scholarships from 18 January to 15 February 2019. The application deadline is 5.00 pm (Cayman time) on 15 February 2019.

To apply, please visit our Careers page or click here.

If you would like more information regarding this programme, please contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

Legal Training

With over 30 years' experience in legal training, Walkers (Cayman) is recognised as the first law firm in the Cayman Islands to develop a comprehensive structured training programme for articled clerks. This 18 month programme provides successful candidates with rigorous practical training in the core areas of legal work undertaken by the firm. Working alongside senior associates and partners on the Cayman Islands' most important cases and transactions, our articled clerks gain invaluable exposure and expertise in the firm's practice areas on a rotational basis. Articled clerks are formally articled to a partner of the firm who acts as a mentor and coach for the duration of their articles.

Articles of clerkship are offered to qualified Caymanians with consistent outstanding academic achievements, including a minimum of a 2:1 Bachelors of Law or Graduate Diploma in Law degree and at least a Commendation grade in either the Professional Practice Course, the Legal Practice Course or the Bar Professional Training Course.

We will be accepting applications for Articles from 18 January to 15 February 2019. The application deadline is 5.00 pm (Cayman time) on 15 February 2019.

To apply, please visit our Careers page or click here.

If you would like more information regarding this programme, please contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

Legal Internships

Our annual summer Legal Internship programme gives qualified Caymanians who are currently enrolled in a university law course exposure to the legal profession as well as practical experience of life in an international law firm. The Legal Internship programme is run across our main areas of work and helps successful applicants develop their commercial, presentation and team skills, which are essential in today's professional world. Students sponsored by Walkers (Cayman) are given priority access to this programme.

We will be accepting applications for legal internships from 18 January to 15 February 2019. The application deadline is 5.00 pm (Cayman time) on 15 February 2019. To apply, please visit our Careers page or click here.

If you would like more information regarding this programme, please contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

Junior Legal Secretary Training Programme

The Junior Legal Secretary Training Programme is designed for qualified Caymanians interested in pursuing a career as a legal secretary. For a set period (usually 18 or 24 months) successful applicants will work alongside experienced executive legal secretaries, on a rotational basis, thereby gaining invaluable experience and exposure to the firm's practice areas. Participants of this programme may also be eligible for sponsorship to undertake a professionally recognised industry qualification.

Log on to www.walkersglobal.com/careers, select 'View Current Opportunities' and select 'Legal Support'. 

The deadline for applications is 18 January 2019. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Please note that this position is for Caymanians and Caymanian Status Holders only. 

 

Fiduciary Services Development Programme

A tailored developmental course that runs between 18 to 24 months, the Fiduciary Services Development Programme ensures that successful candidates experience all the transaction types which make up the landscape of the structured and asset finance industry. Divided into three phases, it aims to produce technically strong industry-leading directors by developing participants' awareness and appreciation of the markets, understanding of the expectations of an industry director and skills to understand and communicate the technical aspects of a transaction. Participants of this programme may also be eligible for sponsorship to undertake a professionally recognised industry qualification.

 

Business Support Internships

Caymanians aged 16 and over are invited to apply for business support internship placements which operate on a rolling basis. Internships are available in all business support areas of the firm and will allow successful applicants to explore career options and develop new skills provide whilst providing them with practical work experience and exposure to an international law firm.