Shipping and international trade is undergoing continued development. As the industry changes and evolves there has been an increase in demand for experienced and motivated mid-level litigators able to rise to the challenges of the ever more complex and varied sector.
Our client has a large international presence and an equally formidable client following. The China practice, and particularly the Hong Kong office, is staffed with exceptionally experienced and industry recognised practitioners and the chosen candidate will work alongside our client’s tier 1 partners and be a valued asset to the team.
The successful candidate will be immersed in complex commercial litigation acting for some of the region’s most valued and significant insurance firms, ship operators and energy companies. Moreover, you will have already gained and be willing to advance your knowledge in administering and instructing litigation proceedings and arbitrations.
The ideal candidate will be a common law qualified associate with 3 to 6 years of experience in shipping and trade litigation.
For more information or to discuss further career opportunities please contact James Candappa on 0203 633 0962.
Oil and gas litigation has become more challenging and exciting in recent years and as such there is an increased desire to attract motivated litigators willing to embrace the intricacies of the sector and subsequently grow and progress their careers in this specialised industry.
Our client, a highly reputable global firm, has an excellent platform in Hong Kong and is seeking a highly trained junior associate to act as part of their team and practice. The firm has a broad offshore offering and is typically instructed on FPSO disputes including construction and operation issues alongside conversion complexities.
Working alongside our client’s esteemed practitioners will facilitate a great education in the industry for the successful candidate. Moreover, because Hong Kong remains an important hub in Asia, our client is seeking to attract and retain the chosen candidate.
The ideal candidate will be a Hong Kong qualified solicitor with 1 to 3 years’ experience in offshore litigation gained from another leading international practice.
For more information or to discuss further career opportunities please contact James Candappa on 0203 633 0962.
Asset finance has undergone tremendous growth in recent years with substantial developments in the sector. With new vessels under construction making use of the considerable progressions in technology coupled with a constant stream of aircraft orders from the leading airlines, working in asset finance remains a highly coveted specialism.
Our client, an award winning international firm, is looking to hire a senior asset finance lawyer into their Hong Kong office. The practice primarily concentrates on aviation finance, although there is a shipping offering. The successful candidate will have experience working and managing transactions involving the sale and leaseback of aircraft and ECA transactions, alongside general finance arrangements.
The firm is looking for a motivated associate with a desire to develop and progress their career. The successful candidate will work alongside the firm’s finance partners and will primarily focus on deal execution and delivery.
The ideal candidate will be an England and Wales qualified asset finance lawyer with 4 to 6 years’ experience. Mandarin is essential for the position, as is knowledge of the Hong Kong market.
For more information or to discuss further career opportunities please contact James George on 0203 633 0962.
With Shanghai being a financial hub of China and boasting two airports, it can be seen to be making way into competing to become an international finance centre and aviation hub for Asia. As such there is a great demand for high calibre aviation finance lawyers with experience in this sector to join high profile firms.
Wadkins Associates are delighted to be supporting our client, a leading international firm with an exceptional reputation within the aviation industry. This law firm has a highly praised asset finance team that offers a broad range of work across the asset classes with a focus on aviation. Their highly regarded aviation finance team acts on behalf of major airlines, banks and investors; dealing with high profile clients on a global scale.
They are now looking to add to their award-winning team in Shanghai with the hire of a candidate with at least 4 years PQE and common law qualification being an advantage. This presents the opportunity to work alongside an outstanding international aviation team with an excellent platform for career progression. The successful candidate will have extensive experience in working for airlines and financial institutions and be able to demonstrate a level of autonomy in running complex big-ticket transactions. Additionally, being fluent in both English and Chinese is essential for this position.
To discuss this position in more detail please give us a call on 0203 633 0962.
The shipping and international trade sector is experiencing unprecedented change. With an ever more complex and challenging environment there has been an increase in demand for highly qualified mid-level shipping litigators.
Our client, an important and highly rated international firm, is looking for an excellent lawyer to work in their Hong Kong and Beijing office’s. The firm is offering industry leading work in their shipping and trade litigation practice, as well as arbitration.
Our client is not only an important international firm, it has a particularly significant China practice with enormously experienced practitioners; the successful candidate will work alongside the region’s award-winning tier one partners and will be an important member of the team. The right candidate will have experience in shipping and commodities litigation.
You will be involved in complex commercial litigation and will regularly act for the region’s most significant companies in the insurance market, shipping industry and energy sectors. Moreover, knowledge of international arbitration rules is key for this position; the successful candidate will participate in LCIA, HKIAC, SIAC and LMAA arbitrations.
The successful candidate will be an England and Wales or Hong Kong qualified lawyer with at least 5 years of experience in shipping and commodities litigation. The ideal candidate will have the option of relocating to Beijing, or alternatively will be able to work in the Hong Kong office. Additionally, Mandarin is a must for this important and highly coveted position.
For more information or to discuss further career opportunities please contact James on 0203 633 0962.
With the new tax regulations coming into force in Hong Kong, it is becoming a primary choice for aircraft lessors and continues to expand as an aviation financial hub. As such it makes it an exciting time for lawyers looking to make an international move and thrive within a booming aviation sector.
Our award-winning client boasts an excellent reputation within the international market and are a globally recognised firm. Their dedicated aviation finance team is one of the largest in the sector. They are known for their remarkable ability in working complex aviation finance transactions; acting for major financial institutions, private owners and airlines.
Following their global success, we are pleased to be supporting our client to hire an aviation finance associate to join their office in Hong Kong. The ideal candidate will need to be qualified in England and Wales, Australia or Hong Kong and have 5 to 7 years PQE from a top law firm. The successful candidate will have extensive experience in working for airlines and financial institutions and will be able to demonstrate a level of autonomy in running complex big-ticket transactions. For the successful individual, the firm will provide an excellent platform for career progression.
To discuss this position in more detail contact James George on 0203 633 0962.
With Hong Kong being a major international financial hub in Asia, it possesses a unique benefit attributable to the high concentration of banks providing financial services to the shipping industry.
Wadkins Associates are excited to offer a role for one of our clients, a leading international firm, who boast a strong global presence within the ship finance industry. Our client has an outstanding reputation and combined with an extensive understanding of the shipping industry, they are now expanding and looking to add to their busy office in Hong Kong with a ship finance specialist.
This role offers the opportunity to work directly with some of the leading partners in the industry; whom all have experience in advising both major banks and shipowners, on a vast array of matters including lending, purchasing and contracts. The ideal candidate will have 2 to 5 PQE within the ship finance sector and be fluent in English and Chinese. Ideally, the successful individual will be from a top law firm with previous experience working in a well-recognised asset finance team.
For more information or to discuss further career opportunities, please contact James on 0203 633 0962.
With a valued presence in Hong Kong and a work-load focused on claims handling for far-east members or for incidents occurring in the vicinity our client, a world leading P&I club, are looking to expand their team. As a world leader with the fifth busiest container port globally and nearly 3,000 vessels named on the Hong Kong shipping register Hong Kong is a leading hub for ship-owners, claims executives and all those in the maritime industry.
The company offers first-hand experience of the shipping industry with the potential to work on both P&I and FD&D claims. As a senior claims executive you would be the first port of call for all claims and throughout the process would be in direct contact with the ship-owner.
The candidate will be expected to work in close accordance with the claims manager and due to the nature of the role it is desirable that you speak fluent Mandarin. The role would ideally suit someone with 5 years of post qualification experience in the shipping sector, and previous claims experience would be ideal. If you have the necessary skills and experience, we look forward to hearing from you.
As Wadkins Associates have an incontestable relationship with this company and unrivalled expertise in the sector we will be able to assist you to ensure you represent yourself to the best of your ability. If the move would also be part of a larger relocation this is also something we would endeavour to assist you with throughout the recruitment process. You will be working with an exceptional team who will value your contribution and an excellent salary and benefits package will be available.
For more information on the position; to discuss the market and opportunities; or if you would like guidance on the next step of your career, please do not hesitate to contact us on 0203 633 0962.
Apart from being a major aviation hub, Hong Kong is one of the top financial centres in the world, with its location enabling it to act as a gateway to Mainland China. As such, many aviation companies choose to have a base there, close to their clients and to the centre of the industry. In house opportunities within these companies although rare, are often sought after due to the prospect of a broader commercial exposure with a better work-life balance.
Our client is a globally renowned aircraft lessor with a stellar reputation within the aviation industry. Their routine client list boasts some of the world’s leading airlines and finance houses. With an extensive understanding of the aviation industry they are often a step-ahead of their competitors. Due to their success within the industry, their in-house legal team has been steadily expanding and they are now looking to add to their team in Hong Kong.
This role offers the opportunity to work directly with some of the leading partners in the industry; whom all have experience advising investors worldwide on aircraft leasing, trading and financing transactions. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years PQE within the aviation sector. Ideally, the successful individual will be from a top law firm with previous experience in transaction documentation with airlines, financiers and operating lessors. The opportunity to join this award-winning company provides excellent career progression.
For more information or to discuss further career opportunities, please contact one of our consultants on 0203 633 0962.
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