Marine / Shipping Litigation Solicitor

Origin Legal
£National Leaders + Full Benefits
31 May 2019
30 Jun 2019
Full time
Contract type

Marine / Shipping Solicitor

Now the largest shipping practice in the world our client has 170 specialist marine lawyers based in trading hubs around the globe, on call and serving clients’ requirements in all time-zones at any time of day.

They act for the heart of the maritime industry – insurers, shipbuilders, owners, charterers, salvors, financiers, port authorities and government, and P&I clubs– and clients across the broader trade commodities and energy sector.

The Team recruiting specialises in dispute resolution, with a particular focus on oil & gas, international trading and shipping. Their clients include oil & gas companies, rig, FPSO and vessel owners, and oil, gas, chemicals and soft commodity traders.

Key Responsibilities

The department's standards are high, and to be considered you will have an excellent academic track record and have trained at a leading UK or international law firm.

Technical Excellence

• Excellent knowledge of the law and industry

• Effectively applies legal principles to a range of complex problems

• Drafts structurally consistent and clear legal documents

• Actively develops sector legal knowledge

• Identifies opportunities for knowledge sharing

• Drafts articles and publications

• An organised and structured approach to tasks to ensure matters are progressed

We are currently seeking an Associate (1-4 PQE) to join our marine litigation team in with prior litigation experience in oil & gas, and/or shipping and/or trade.

Please note that our PQE levels are a guide and all suitable candidates will be considered.

Origin Legal is handling a number of Marine Solicitor vacancies throughout the South. If you are a Solicitor looking to consider your options then please do get in touch for a confidential discussion.

Origin Legal follow strict best practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However, we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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