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Legal Counsel - Shipping, 3-5QE - Singapore

Jameson Legal
£53247.25 - £57980.34 per annum
Closing date
28 Sep 2021
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An international commodities company is actively recruiting a junior shipping lawyer to provide support to their busy trading desk. Working closely with business leaders, you will manage disputes and be responsible for the drafting, reviewing and negotiating of various types of trading contracts. In addition, you will participate in legal projects and advise the management on compliance matters. Proficiency in Mandarin is essential as you need to review Chinese documents and liaise with Chinese counterparts occasionally. Litigation experience would be advantageous and applicants from the oil & gas industry are welcomed to apply.

Successful candidates will possess:

  • A recognised degree in Law and minimum 3 years' PQE handling shipping / trading matters.
  • Strong drafting and negotiating skills.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work independently.

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Jameson Legal is a multi award winning international consultancy specialising in the recruitment of lawyers and legal personnel. Our clients include many of the leading international law firms as well as the in-house legal departments of major private companies and publicly listed multi-nationals. 

We have dedicated teams of specialist consultants focusing on:

- Local and international private practice recruitment;

- Local and international in-house recruitment;

- Partner and General/Regional Counsel level recruitment and search.

Jameson Contract Solutions ("JCS"​) is part of Jameson Legal and provides lawyers to work on an interim basis. Through our existing network we can provide clients with a selection of the very best lawyers on the market. These lawyers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are of the highest standard. They are ready to work both nationally and internationally.

Jameson Legal Tech is an innovative new service, where we are working with pioneering legal tech and venture capital companies to expand into new markets. Our initial partnership with App4Legal - Legal Practice Management Software is a ground breaking development for Jameson Legal, giving our clients and candidates the opportunity to employ a "best in breed" legal technology.

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