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AP Executive: Legal Guernsey

  • Publish Date: Posted 18 January 2013
  • Author: AP Executive

​The recession that spawned from the financial crisis of 2008 was quite severe and the effects were felt in every corner of the globe. Even China, which still has a strong export market for consumer and electrical goods, suffered a 'growth recession' because of the domino effect on international trading and nations' restricted finances.

Guernsey has had an established financial and legal presence for over 40 years and whilst the recession did stunt growth somewhat, it is beginning to resurrect. The legal profession has been the least affected.  Guernsey is now considered as one of the most modern in terms of its legislation and regulation, which has made it an attractive proposal for new businesses. Due to these legislations, regulations and new businesses such as boutique fund administrators; the legal field is continuing to develop and there has been an influx of newly qualified professionals from commonwealth nations that are establishing themselves in the legal and financial fields. Whilst the banking sector has stagnated on a global scale, Guernsey's appears to be making a resurgence, much more so than other countries in the European region.

AP Group was founded in Guernsey over 21 years ago and we have since established a formidable reputation both inside and outside the Channel Islands. It gave us the foundations for our worldwide expansion and many other businesses are beginning to establish themselves in Guernsey after realising the economic potential of the island. With a new demand for legal jobs, AP Executive is providing many opportunities for junior and senior associates to establish themselves in some of the largest finance and legal businesses in the Channel Islands. Working with these major clients will give successful applicants the top-level experience they need to ignite their careers. Our recruitment team is extremely knowledgeable and considered as one of the top off-shore legal recruitment firms. We offer a fantastic range of roles such as lawyers, accountants, investment bankers and finance specialists for newly qualified professionals and more senior executives.

We present the best option for legal professionals who are looking to separate themselves from the restraints of their current job, and find a career path which will continue to challenge them and ultimately lead to success. Our Guernsey operation delivers excellent guidance and mentorship for people who are looking to define their career path, with goal orientated development and the potential to move into established senior roles and even roles abroad. Moving into a new working environment can be crucial for career development, and it will exemplify your ability to adapt and succeed in different surroundings.

Outside of working life, Guernsey offers a fantastic summer climate and gorgeous rural scenery, surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean.  Furthermore, you are only a short distance from France, perfect for a brief holiday in the summer or skiing in the winter. Guernsey has a universal tax rate which matches the UK's lowest bracket. So, as your career progresses and you are financially rewarded for your hard work you will get the opportunity to save and invest more of your salary.

AP Executive specialises in recruiting talented individuals with strong backgrounds in the legal and financial fields, but our worldwide network enables us to source jobs in other sectors too. We welcome all qualified and experienced candidates to apply for our roles, including people from commonwealth nations who have current knowledge of the UK legal and financial systems.