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Back to the office? Work from home? Up to you.An International Group P&I Club have enlisted our help to hire a Senior Claims Manager. As part of one of the oldest and most established P&I Clubs in the world, this is an excellent opportunity for an Associate in private practice or Claims Executive already at a Club to further their career, create close relationships with members, as well as to mentor more junior executives. They are looking for someone to work predominantly on FD&D cases, although there will be a proportion of P&I claims as well. You will be working with a team of more junior executives, in order to advise and liaise with Members and Charterers to ensure their needs are met.Having successfully worked with this client before, we are well-placed to outline some of the advantages of joining the team: The Club are open to accommodate your preference regarding flexibility, whether this is to work fully in the office, fully at home, or a hybrid of the two. Take full control of where you work. Not only does P&I Club life offer a great work/life balance, but the hiring manager is keen for the successful applicant to take complete ownership of their cases from start to finish. Enjoy a supportive environment without micromanagement. This is a rare opportunity to enter a senior position in a marketplace where junior roles are prevalent.If you have at least 5 years PQE, England & Wales qualified, and have the right to work in the UK, please get in touch to discuss this and other possibilities in the market we can offer.
Wadkins Associates are currently assisting a highly reputable firm in search for a 2+ PQE aviation litigation lawyer to fit within their London team for a 12-month contract. The associate will join a substantial team which is renowned for the support and development they provide to their associates.The role is within their aviation litigation team, involving complex commercial litigation work. The team works alongside one of the biggest airlines in the market, giving the associate exposure to big-ticket work within the aviation space.After discussing the role with the Partners, these were some of the key benefits of the role: Quality of work- Being an established, international firm, the team is involved in many high-profile cases with some of the biggest airlines in the industry. This will give the associate a lot of valuable experience within the aviation market. Remuneration package- The client pays handsomely to match the high caliber of work that is expected from their associates. Training and development- The team have a robust support network, where associates are developed by some of the best Partners in the litigation space.The client is seeking a 2+ PQE England and Wales qualified lawyer who has prior experience in the aviation industry.If you are interested and would like to find out more regarding the 12-month contract, please do get in touch for a confidential chat.
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.
Wadkins Associates are proud to once again be working with a reputable P&I club to assist them in their search for a Junior Claims Executive in London. The Club has an outstanding reputation for delivering high quality service to their members. This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to move from a private practice firm to a club, or for someone already at a club looking for a fresh start. The team handles both P&I and FD&D claims on behalf of a variety of shipowners and ship managers. The successful candidate will be a valuable asset to this team and find themselves working with some of the biggest clients in the shipping market. They are currently offering a flexible work arrangement, with a balance of working in the office and working from home. After in-depth discussion with our client, we have come up with some key benefits of joining their team: Close contact with clients: A significant advantage of the club environment is that you will work directly with your members, allowing you to develop longstanding relationships across the industry. They are recognised in the club space for having smaller teams which means that you will have closer contact with clients than other clubs. Work-life balance: Step away from the billable hours. Say goodbye to the days of work overstepping your social life, and welcome a stricter divide between the two. Great work atmosphere: You will be able to collaborate and learn from this tight-knit team, creating an enjoyable work environment. The Club is searching for a NQ+ qualified lawyer with experience in shipping litigation. They are also willing to look at candidates who are not qualified with club experience. If you believe that this is the role for you, or if you are interested in further discussion of the market, please do get in touch with us.
Wadkins Associates are assisting an award-winning law firm in their search for a Junior Corporate M&A lawyer in Singapore. The firm is renowned for their work within the energy sector across a broad range of fields and are known to represent an enviable list of international clients. The work will focus primarily across the energy sector, including the likes of oil & gas, LNG and renewables. This is a prime opportunity for a junior lawyer to gain access to market leading deals.After in-depth discussion with our client, we have collated some key advantages of joining the team: Remuneration: Great work deserves great pay, and this firm promises to pay a competitive (top tier) rate in reward. Specialist work: Deal with a high volume of quality transactions, ideally suited for a sharp mind. You will be challenged with handling intricate and highly complex deals, allowing you to develop your skills on a daily basis. Strong culture: Our client knows that it is not only the work that makes a job, but the environment that you work in. Because of this, the team comprises of friendly individuals who are keen on helping their fellow associates out. Our client is looking for a Singapore qualified or else common law qualified lawyer who is coming from a local firm, with a PQE between 1-3 years. Experience within M&A is required. If this role has piqued your interest, or if you are interested in further discussion of the market, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
Wadkins Associates are excited to present a rare opportunity for an Associate in Singapore.We are currently working with an international law firm to find a Project Development Associate to join their growing Energy team.Working under a highly established partner, the role consists predominantly of project development work in Oil & Gas, LNG, and transportation infrastructure. The ideal candidate would be familiar with project documentation and preferably additional experience with project finance. Whilst also being a highly respected specialist in this field, the hiring partner has a reputation for encouraging a positive working environment.Having spoken with them in-depth, we can outline some of the main benefits of this position: Join a project: Joining this highly ambitious team comprising of some of the best lawyers in the space provides a fantastic opportunity for an associate to secure a crucial role in a team in ‘growth mode’. Remuneration: As a reflection of their top-quality work, the firm pay top tier rates. Exposure to work: As part of a firm operating at the top international level, you would gain not only great market exposure, but also develop invaluable experience working on the highest-profile projects globally. The hiring partner is keen to see candidates with 2 to 5 years’ PQE, and must be England and Wales, Singapore, Australia or Common law qualified.If you are interested and would like to find out more about the role, please get in touch.
Wadkins Associates are currently assisting a renowned international law firm with their search for a junior to mid-level Projects Lawyer in their Tokyo office. The firm’s projects team operates globally, and are keen to expand their Tokyo team. This is a fresh opportunity to get yourself out there and become recognisable within one of the economic capitals of the world. The work will focus on a balance between project development, and project finance work, exposing you to the likes of oil & gas, renewables and LNG. After detailed discussions with our client, we have collated some key advantages of joining the team: High quality work: Work with only the best. The firm promises high profile projects, and exposure to the most exciting work in the market. Renumeration: As great work deserves great pay, the client promises to pay market rate in reward. Great team: The Tokyo office is full of hard working individuals who are also very welcoming and friendly. The firm are looking for a junior to mid-level lawyer between 1 to 3 years PQE to join their team, either England & Wales or Australian qualified. Experience within project development and project finance is necessary, ideally a balance between the two. Japanese language skills preferred but not required.If this role is of interest to you, or you are interested in discussing the market in more detail, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
Wadkins Associates are collaborating with a top tier firm in search of an NQ to 2 years PQE asset finance associate to fit into their London team. The team is renowned for being supportive to their associates in terms of development and career progression.The role is within their asset finance team which is predominantly focused on both shipping and aviation. This would include advising some of the most complex, innovative and high-profile asset finance transactions.After discussing the role in depth with the Partners, these were some of the key benefits of the role: Broad nature and quality of work - The team work on some of the best transactions within the space. This will provide exposure to some of the highest quality work for associates. Additionally, as the role involves both shipping and aviation, the team is engaged in work with a broad nature, allowing associates to widen their knowledge and breadth of skills. Training and development - The team have a robust support network where fellow trainees, associates and Partners collaborate to encourage growth within the team. There is a clear structure in terms of progression within the role. Flexible work - Working conditions are flexible with associates having the opportunity to work both in the office and from home. The remuneration is known to be highly competitive, rewarding associates for the quality of work involved.The client is seeking an NQ to 2 years PQE England and Wales or common law qualified lawyers.If you are interested and would like to find out more regarding the role, please do get in touch for a confidential chat.
Wadkins Associates are working closely with a large International private practice firm to hire an associate for one of their European offices. The team is known for their friendly culture creating an attractive work environment.The role is in the shipping litigation team where they predominantly focus on dry shipping disputes such as charterparties and bills of lading. In addition, the Partner also works on wider matters including ship building and insurance disputes. The team advise a broad range of clients internationally, including ship owners and operators practicing wholly under English law.After discussing the role in detail with the Partner, there are a number of key attractive features when it comes to this opportunity: Culture and team environment- The firm is proactive about teamwork and offers close support to all their associates. They will aid in career progression and personal development. Involving working alongside senior members of the team who have accumulated experience across the years on a global scale. Opportunity abroad- The role is based in a thriving, historic European city, with a prominent arts scene, great infrastructure, and good travel links to the UK and across Europe. For an associate willing to relocate, this is an exciting chance to settle within a vibrant culture. Work-life balance- The team have a strong appreciation of a good work-life balance, often socialising outside work hours and nurturing a supportive atmosphere in a professional environment.The candidate must be 2-5PQE, English and Wales qualified and looking to move abroad.If you are interested and would like more details about the role, please do get in touch.
Are you looking to start an associate shipping litigation role immediately?Wadkins Associates are working with a top-tier firm who are eager to find a temporary associate for their shipping department. A longstanding client of ours with whom we have worked internationally, we are in a strong position to offer assistance and advice on all aspects of the application process.This is a temporary position consisting predominantly of wet shipping disputes, with the hiring partner renowned and commended for their work with some of the largest shipowners in the world. You will get the chance to work on high quality cases involving collisions, groundings, and salvage. The team also take on a variety of dry shipping disputes as they arise, involving charterparties, bills of lading and advising on coverage.Speaking with the hiring partner, we can identify some further key advantages to joining the firm: The team have fostered a positive work environment, and we know the partners to be collaborative and understanding. Operating at the highest level, this is a chance for a hard-working associate to enjoy their work alongside supportive experts. The firm pay at the top end of the market, reflecting the quality of cases they handle and the owners they advise. The role provides a rare variety of wet and dry shipping work, allowing you to work on the practical and immediate side of the law in a broad range of cases. We are looking for candidates between 2 to 6 years’ PQE, England & Wales qualified. If you are interested in this opportunity, and able to start straight away, please get in contact with us for a confidential discussion.