Marine Litigation Lawyer 3-5 PQE

Hays Legal
England, London, City of London
09 Mar 2018
06 Apr 2018
Effy Robinson
Practice area
Maritime and shipping
Full time
Contract type

A leading international insurance law firm are looking for a Maritime Lawyer in London

Your new company
This market leading international law firm has practices across the UK and Europe, Asia Pacific, the Americas and the Middle East. The firm's lawyers provide a range of legal services for many industries including: insurance and reinsurance, dispute resolution and litigation, aviation, construction, healthcare, maritime and international trade, public sector, retail, transport and logistics and travel. The firm's expertise in insurance and marine practice is well renowned and held in high esteem amongst the legal community.

Your new role
This law firm is looking for a commercially minded dispute resolution lawyer to handle and assist in handling of complex marine insurance coverage litigation advice, including commodities disputes. You will work on a variety of disputes across all classes of marine and political risks; wet and dry shipping disputes; insurance policy drafting, commercial contract drafting, and warehouse disputes. You will advise clients including Lloyd's syndicates, London market and international insurance and reinsurance companies, charterers, ports and terminal operators, freight forwarders, marine service providers, commodity traders, cargo owners and their insurers. Some overseas travel may be required.

What you'll need to succeed
You will need 3-5 years PQE experience (or equivalent) of marine insurance and detailed coverage dispute resolution/marine law/general shipping. Experience of marine insurance gained at a recognised practice, familiarity with arbitration and Court procedures, and knowledge of international conventions relevant to the carriage of goods is essential to the role. The successful candidate will also be expected to maintain excellent client relationships and be involved in marketing/business development activities.

What you'll get in return
The firm offers a vibrant and supportive working environment built upon its core values; they are approachable, responsive, trustworthy and straightforward. They pride themselves on high quality client instructions, are committed to investing in the learning and development of their lawyers and support staff at all levels, and encourage their lawyers to build relationships and take part in business development opportunities.

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