Shipping Lawyer P&I Club

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17 Apr 2012
17 May 2012
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Shipping Lawyer – P&I Club – London

An international Group P&I Club is seeking to recruit a lawyer with a background in shipping law to join their European team’s claims handling team based in London. The club is well established within the shipping industry with an excellent reputation for providing P&I, Offshore, War Risks and Dry Cargo cover, as well as offering loss prevention and claims handling services to all of its members. This allows the club to offer a market leading service to its members which is reflected in the prestigious client list the successful candidate will be advising, which includes many of the world’s leading ship managers, tanker operators and charterers, as well as passenger ferry companies and small yacht owners. The club is offering an excellent salary along with a comprehensive benefits package, and first rate training.

The ideal candidate will have post qualification experience of working for a law firm’s shipping practice or a P&I Club. The role will encompass all the major aspects of shipping/maritime including both wet and dry shipping law such as charter party disputes, cargo claims, pollution claims and marine related personal injury matters. Due to the multijurisdictional nature of shipping law, you will be required to liaise frequently with other syndicates located worldwide, with the opportunity to work abroad being offered to many of the club’s employees.

All candidates should be qualified as a solicitor or lawyer in a foreign jurisdiction, and must have prior experience of handling shipping litigation. For more details of this role, please contact us at our London office on +44 (0)203 4405 625, or see our Maritime team's website for our other opportunities.

Shipping Lawyer – P&I Club – London