In order to deliver the high-quality legal services for which we are known, Harneys requires exceptional people. We recruit and retain experienced top-tier lawyers from around the world to be part of our rapidly expanding international legal practice. We also seek newly-qualified lawyers for our Professional Development Programme, which exposes promising young lawyers to high-quality legal work and pairs them with the region’s leading legal experts.
In addition, we depend on a cadre of professional support staff, who work in areas such as information technology, finance, marketing and development, human resources, and operations. Our associated services business requires experienced corporate administrators, company secretaries and trust officers.
We are always seeking exceptional legal or professional candidates who share our commitment to excellence and dedication to providing high-quality, reliable and expert service to our clients.
Harneys enjoys an excellent reputation as a leading international offshore law firm. Our lawyers enjoy high-quality work, including major cross border transactions that involve the world’s top law firms, banks, and financial institutions.
But it’s not just about the work. Harneys offers its lawyers and professional staff a dynamic work culture that values teamwork and promotes learning and exchange of ideas. We offer flexibility, encourage positive work-life balance and promote volunteerism through our corporate social responsibility programme. Through our network of offices and affiliates, we are able to provide our lawyers with the opportunity to live and work in a variety of desirable locations around the world.
Newly Qualified Lawyers
Harneys is the only law firm in the BVI to offer a formal training programme for newly qualified lawyers. The Professional Development Programme
is a competitive two-year appointment aimed at providing newly qualified lawyers with an immersion in all of the firm’s main practice areas.
Legal Internships for College Students
Harneys offers summer internship placements to students in the first and second year of their legal studies from July to August. The summer programme lasts for 4 weeks, and is an excellent way to learn about the firm and our various practice areas. Any student who thrives in the internship is also likely to do well in the firm’s Professional Development Programme.
Non-Legal Internships for College Students
A summer internship is a great opportunity to gain insight into any of our various professional and support careers. Placements last for 4 weeks between June and August.
Secondary School Job Training
For many years, Harneys has been a proud supporter of the BVI Government’s On-the-job-Training Programme which facilitates the placement of secondary school students with local businesses for an on-the-job training experience. This structured programme provides students with an opportunity to gain practical experience and work-based training. The programme takes place from July to August.
To apply for all positions, including the professional development programme and summer internships, please send your cover letter and resume to email@example.com
, or mail to:
Human Resources Director
Harney Westwood & Riegels
PO Box 71
Road Town, Tortola VG1110
British Virgin Islands