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Associate/Senior Associate – Shipping

Salary: £Negotiable

Job Ref: 8003

Location: Suffolk

Contact Name: Vanessa Payne

Contact Tel: 01252 761444

Contact Email: vanessa@ptplegal.co.uk

Our client is looking to recruit a Senior Associate to join their shipping team.

The Shipping team

The Shipping team advises on all aspects of dry shipping, multi-jurisdictional litigation, contractual issues in relation to shipping joint ventures, port operation and expert inspection services.

Their advice covers:

  • Bills of lading
  • Charterparties
  • Contracts of affreightment
  • Cargo claims
  • MoA disputes
  • Club rules
  • Shipbuilding disputes
  • Marine insurance
  • Ship finance and sale/purchase
  • Cruise and ferry line operation

The team has wide experience of acting in shipping disputes before the English High Court and in London arbitration. Work comes out of both the London and international markets and as such the team receives top quality instructions from a client base that includes cargo and hull underwriters and brokers, foreign law firms, most of the leading P&I Clubs and/or direct instructions from owners, operators and charterers.

The candidate

A solicitor with 4 – 8 years + experience gained within a well regarded city or national firm with a well developed knowledge of commercial shipping litigation/arbitration. The applicant must be comfortable working in a fast paced and extremely busy environment and prepared to participate in business development. Fluency in foreign languages would be an advantage but is not essential. More senior applicants should ideally demonstrate some following or good contacts within the industry. Competitive salary (dependent on experience/ability) and benefits including pension scheme, private medical insurance, permanent health insurance, life assurance, bonus scheme, holiday from 25 days, cycle to work scheme and childcare vouchers.