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. 

Applications will be accepted from 1 February 2020 and should be submitted through our careers portal no later than 31 March 2020. Please click here to access the portal.

Successful applicants will be contacted for an interview throughout the recruitment drive. Please contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any queries.

 

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.

Applications will be accepted from 1 February 2020 and should be submitted through our careers portal no later than 31 March 2020. Please click here to access the portal.

Successful applicants will be contacted for an interview throughout the recruitment drive. Please contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any queries.

 

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.

The 2020 Legal Internship dates are Monday 27 July to Friday 14 August.

Applications will be accepted from 1 February 2020 and should be submitted through our careers portal no later than 31 March 2020. Please click here to access the portal.

Successful applicants will be contacted for an interview throughout the recruitment drive. Please contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any queries.

 

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.

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

 

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.

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

Business Support Internships

Caymanian students aged 16 and over are invited to apply for internship placements within the business support functions of the firm (such as Accounting, IT and Marketing). Offered on a rolling basis, these placements allow students to explore career options and develop new skills whilst providing them with practical work experience and exposure to an international law firm.

Applications can be submitted here. Successful applicants will be contacted once a position becomes available.

Please contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any queries.