Marine Solicitor

  • Location:

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Adam Skelton

  • Contact email:

    adam.skelton@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/557472

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-07-08

  • Start date:

    21/09/2020

If you're a Marine Solicitor with specific maritime industry-based knowledge in Manchester, we have a terrific role for you. We're assisting our client in recruiting bright and ambitious lawyers to join a new team to work with one of the most extensive shipping practices in the world. The legal role comes with a very competitive salary and excellent benefits.

The marine solicitor work will encompass working with people in all parts of the maritime industry - insurers, shipbuilders, owners, charterers, salvors, financiers, and P&I clubs. It promises to be a varied, challenging and engaging role. You will also be working directly with clients across the broader trade commodities and energy sector.

The Marine Solicitor work will include:
? Drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts as well as providing related advice
? Handling claims arising from the damage/loss of cargo in transit
? Working closely with other members of the team as well as other in-house legal teams

Due to the single client focus and the nature of the team, this marine solicitor role will provide greater certainty and flexibility of working hours than run-of-the-mill corporate solicitor jobs.

To apply for this Marine Solicitor role you must have a solicitor qualification, a strong academic record, including a degree or equivalent and experience working on general commercial contracts. A tech-savvy background technology with technical legal expertise would be a great advantage.

In return, you will receive a very competitive salary, fantastic benefits and a supportive and collaborative work environment. Successful candidates will be experienced solicitors with energy and enthusiasm who want to become one of the top teams in the country. You'll work efficiently to provide the highest levels of service to their clients while at the same time, enjoy being part of a supportive and collegiate team.

If this sounds good to you, contact us today to apply for this Marine Solicitor role in Manchester.

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