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Wadkins Associates are currently helping a leading US firm with their search for a Mid to Senior Finance Lawyer. We have a reputation for working closely with this team, and will be able to assist you directly with your application process. The firm are recognised in the Legal 500 for their work within the finance sector. They boast a very capable team, and well-regarded partners. They advise some of the best public and private clients within the market, and also represent private equity sponsors and lenders in cross border financings on a global scale. This is a broad finance role and you will work on a broad spectrum of transactions. This will include acquisition finance, leveraged finance, real estate finance, project finance, asset finance, fund finance and high-yield and structured financings. After discussing the role in depth with the client, we have picked out some key advantages of joining the team: Great team: Join a big, dynamic team with the support of market-leading partners. Remuneration: The firm offer a desirable remuneration package in reward for your work. Training and development: You will be provided with in depth training to match the broad nature of the work, and there will also be opportunities to progress to partnership if desired. The client are seeking an England & Wales or common law qualified lawyer with a PQE between 4 and 10 years. A background in finance is desired. If you believe this role may be suitable for you, please get in touch.
Wadkins Associates are assisting an established international law firm with their search for a Project Finance Lawyer for their Paris team where you can be based in either their Paris or London offices.The firm are known for their great culture and take on a broad range of top-quality work. They offer a sustainable work life balance, and you will join a team of hardworking individuals and work under highly respected partners. You will also work very closely with the London and Middle East offices. The main focus will be working on project finance transactions. You will focus on a variety of projects, such as floating offshore, infrastructure, renewables and Africa related projects. There will be an even split between lender and borrower work. There will also be some exposure to shipping related projects, M&A and regulatory work. After discussing the role in detail with the partners, we have picked out some key advantages of joining the team: Training and development: You will be able to progress quickly within the company, with a track to partnership more than attainable. Independent work: The right candidate should be able to work autonomously on a broad range of deals. Great team: The firm are regarded for their fantastic work atmosphere, comprised of incredibly skilled individuals. The client are seeking an England & Wales or French qualified lawyer with a PQE between 4 and 6 years. Fluency in French and English is required, and you must be able to draft in both French and English law. Project finance experience is essential. If this role seems to be suited to you, please get in touch.
Wadkins Associates are assisting a US law firm with their search for a Mid-Level Aviation Finance Lawyer. Our client are a highly respected international firm with a strong aviation finance team. They are recognised in the Legal 500 for their work within asset finance and are seeking an ambitious and motivated candidate to work alongside them. You will advise a broad range of clients such as advising lenders, arrangers, lessors, leasing companies, ECAs and airlines. You will act for clients across the whole spectrum of aviation deals. There will also be the opportunity to work on some ship financings too.After talking the role through with the partner, we have picked out some key advantages: Excellent training and development: The firm prioritise the development of their associates and provide opportunities to progress within the company. Remuneration: The client are paying a competitive rate to match the quality of the work. Great team: Become part of a focused and friendly team, and work alongside market-leading partners. They are seeking an England & Wales qualified lawyer with a PQE range between 3 and 5 years. Aviation finance experience is desirable, however other asset finance experience will be considered. If this role seems to be suitable for you, or you are curious about other developments within the market, please do get in touch.
Wadkins Associates are working with an international firm in their search for a Senior Shipping Lawyer to join their London team.The role covers all aspects of dry shipping disputes, ranging from shipbuilding to charterparty and joint venture disputes. The team also cover non-contentious marine work, including drafting and advising on a range of contracts. You will be working alongside leading partners in an established team, who have a broad global clientele, providing high quality disputes work.You will also have the opportunity to broaden your experience within the wider marine team with work on wet shipping cases, marine insurance and commodities work.After speaking with the partners, some of the highlights of this role include: Remuneration: The firm pays at the top end of the market, indicative of the quality of work they undertake. Variety: The work is highly varied, with a breadth of clients and cases in the dry shipping space, and the opportunity to explore other areas of shipping. Quality: The firm work with established global clients, providing a high quality of work.Our client is looking for a 5+ PQE lawyer with a background in shipping litigation.If this role is of interest, or you would like to discuss the market please get in touch.
Wadkins Associates are assisting an established London firm in their search for a shipping associate to join their London team.The firm are shipping specialists, providing an opportunity to work with partners on a range of marine disputes, spanning wet and dry shipping, shipbuilding, and insurance work, providing an opportunity to develop experience across multiple sectors within the marine market. The firm have big plans to expand, they have recently seen a large amount of growth and are continuing this trajectory with ambitions to be the premier specialists within the London shipping space. The firm work with a range of clients from shipowners to traders to P&I Clubs, handling international cases and clients and maintaining a reputation in the market for high quality work and industry leading partners.After speaking with the partners, we have identified some benefits of the role: Breadth: There is a great breadth of work with the opportunity to undertake a variety of marine disputes. Environment: The firm are expanding quickly, making it an exciting time for new associates to join and develop within the firm. Team: You will be working within a small close-knit team, who pride themselves on their supportive and friendly environment.Our client is looking for a 4+ PQE England& Wales qualified solicitor with a background in shipping.If this role is of interest or if you would like to discuss the market, please get in touch.
Wadkins Associates are currently assisting a well-known international firm with their search for a Senior Energy Litigation Lawyer in their Singapore office. The firm are known for having a strong reputation for their work within the energy sector. They have exceptional industry knowledge and work closely with their clients to provide outstanding coverage. Their team is developing rapidly, and they are keen to add a senior associate to their ranks to cover a variety of litigation work. The work will be focused on arbitration within the context of energy. You will work on the likes of projects, infrastructure, and power plants. This is the ideal role for an experienced energy solicitor who wants to take on a range of energy work, meaning no day will be the same. After discussing the role in depth with the partner, we have collated some key advantages of joining the firm: Quality work: The team have an established reputation for their quality of complex work on behalf of reputable clients. Support: Headed by an expert partner, the team is comprised of brilliant individuals who provide support to their colleagues. Renumeration: The client pays above market rate to match the calibre of work you will take on. They are seeking an England & Wales qualified solicitor with a PQE between 4 and 7 years. A background within energy is a must. If you would like to discuss this role in great depth, please do get in touch.
Wadkins Associates are supporting a longstanding shipping client in their search for a Legal Counsel to join their London team.Having supported this business for a number of years now we have been able to gain a thorough understanding into how they operate. The team are well established within the industry, working with international clientele on complex and varied shipping transactions. This role offers a fast paced and progressive work environment, with opportunity to develop and expand your sector knowledge as well as opportunity for travel.The role involves the management of marine assets for a variety of clients where you will manage corporate fund structures and negotiate and draft sale & purchase agreements.There is also an opportunity to work on broader corporate matters, such as financial advisory and credit portfolio management across the maritime sector.After discussing with the General Counsel, we have identified some key benefits of the role: Balance: Whilst being a fast paced and exciting work environment, the role also offers a healthy work/life balance, moving away from billable target hours. Variety of work: There is an opportunity to work on a variety of commercial transactions within the wider business, exploring all aspects of the marine sector from portfolio management to corporate fund structures. Competitive salary: The business is profitable and well-run. As such, they offer a strong package in order to attract great candidates. Our client is looking for a 2-6 PQE lawyer with a background in asset or ship finance transactions.If this role has piqued your interest, or you are interested in discussing the market in detail, please do not hesitate to pick up a call with us.
Wadkins Associates are currently assisting an international law firm with their search for a Junior to Mid-Level/Senior Commodities Lawyer in Singapore. We have previously placed associates into this highly regarded team and are in a suitable position to guide you through your application process. The firm are known for their impressive global client base and are recognised in the Legal 500 for all things shipping and trade. They are currently looking to expand their team in Singapore and add a junior-mid/senior lawyer to their disputes focused practice. The work will be focussed primarily on disputes within the commodities market, working with global commodities houses and energy majors within a commercial and dynamic environment. In addition to working on top quality commodities disputes, you will also be able to get involved with non-contentious advisory work, along with trade finance transactions. This role is ideal for a candidate who is eager to broaden their skillset whilst developing a true sector focus. After discussing the role with the partners, we have collated some key advantages of joining their growing team: Work alongside top partners: Learn from a top commercial partner in the field, renowned for their work within the commodities market. Great team: Join a diverse team of individuals who are known to be genuine and supportive as well as being excellent at delivering top quality legal advice. Business development: The firm are willing to assist you with your personal development within the business, and provide a variety of opportunities for BD. They are seeking a junior to mid-level lawyer with a PQE between 2 and 4 years/They are seeking a senior lawyer with a PQE between 4-8 years. They are willing to speak to lawyers with a background in dry shipping, commodities disputes, or trade finance. An openness to working a diverse caseload is essential for this role. If you are interested in discussing this role in greater depth, please get in touch.
Wadkins Associates are working with a highly reputable P&I club to assist in their search for a Junior Claims Executive to join their London team. The company has a strong reputation across the maritime industry, and they insure a diverse range of charterers and shipowners. As a Claims Executive, you would be the first port of call for all claims and provide quality P&I cover for their international membership. The position requires a strong knowledge of shipping related incidents, with the role assuming responsibility for handling P&I claims. After in-depth discussion with our client, we have pulled out some key draws of joining this team: Quality work: The team is comprised of experts who handle a variety of incidents, meaning you will be handling a diverse mix of complex, high value claims. Relationship building: The role offers exposure to a broad array of the business, and you will be in direct contact with other P&I clubs, lawyers and brokers. Great work atmosphere: Collaborate with and learn from this tight-knit team, with an emphasis on a healthy work culture. Our client is searching for a non-legally qualified candidate with maritime claims experience, preferably from another P&I Club. If you would like to hear about this role in more depth, please do get in touch with us.
Wadkins Associates are supporting a highly respected firm and tasked with finding a Banking And Finance Lawyer for their Paris practice. The team are highly renowned for the quality of work they do within the space and are looking to expand with the addition of a new talented associate.The role is within their banking and finance team, which is predominantly focused on leveraged, acquisition and asset financings. You will be regularly involved in a variety of broad transactions advising financial institutions, corporates and private equity sponsors.After discussing the role with the partners, here are some of the key benefits of the role: Breadth and quality of work: As a highly regarded practice within the space, you will be exposed to some of the best transactional work in the market. The role has a broad nature of work including a variety of top tier transactions. This will give associates exposure and widen their knowledge in the banking and finance industry. Training and development: You will be joining a strong international team that has been created through solid training and are focused on development of associates. All associates are given a high level of training to match the reputation of work that is produced. Flexible work with competitive remuneration: Working conditions are flexible with the bonus of very competitive pay. The pay mirrors the high quality of work involved with exposure to some of biggest ticket transactions.The client is seeking a 3-6 years PQE French qualified or dual qualified lawyer.If you are interested and would like to find out more regarding the role, please do get in touch for a confidential chat.