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We have just received fresh instructions from a well-reputed City Law Firm which is looking to grow their dry shipping practice here in London.
Your work will focus on dry shipping where you will be acting for high profile clients.
From our conversation with the hiring partner, some of the key draws of this job include:
You will be between 2 to 8 PQE and common law qualified, with England and Wales qualified lawyers having an advantage. Due to the focus of the practice, a background in dry shipping will be preferred.
If the above role has caught your interest, do get in touch for a discreet discussion.
A well-regarded client is looking to grow their in-house team here in London with the addition of a lawyer with a solid background in contentious commodities work.
While the primary focus of your work will be regarding commodities, you will also be exposed to dry shipping disputes.
From our conversation with the hiring manager, the key draws of this position include:
• Quality of work. You will be working at the sharp end of the law, tackling the same legal issues as those encountered by top tiered city law firms.
• Remuneration. Your salary sits above the London private practice market rate.
You will be England & Wales qualified with at least 7 PQE, with a strong experience in contentious commodities work and ideally some contentious dry shipping experience.
If this position has caught your interest, do get in touch for a discreet discussion.
A longstanding client has retained our services in their search for a senior lawyer for a leadership position in their London or Scandinavian office. Given our past successful experience recruiting for them, we look forward to assisting you throughout the application process.
You will oversee and coordinate the casualty and major claims project teams of our client. You will support, guide and manage the teams of claims directors, claims managers and claims executives who will be working on said processes.
Some of the key advantages of this job include:
Given the importance of this position, you will be common law qualified with at least 6 years of wet shipping experience. In addition, you will ideally have managed teams, processes and ran casualty projects independently. Do note that this role could require you to travel to casualties.
If the above role is of interest, do get in touch for a discreet discussion.
With in-house opportunities becoming increasingly rarer in the market, Wadkins Associates is excited to support a leading P&I Club as they look to grow their Japan office.
The position is for a Senior Claims Manager, with your responsibilities split between handling complex legal P&I / FDD work and managing a team of junior claims handlers.
On the claims side, you will be responsible for investigating, assessing, negotiating and resolving some of the more complicated and high value P&I or Defence claims.
However, the bulk of your work will be providing leadership, coaching and member management. Your main responsibility will be building a team that is professional, efficient and able to deliver market leading claims and advisory services to Club Members. In addition to that, you will represent the Club when meeting new Members or working with existing ones.
The key draws of this position include:
Due to the complexity and leadership requirements of the work, you will need to be common law qualified, with at least 5 PQE with a shipping focus. An ability to display leadership experience will be a strong advantage.
If the above position has caught your interest, do get in touch.
A well-established international law practice has enlisted our support to grow their contentious Oil & Gas Practice in the UK.
This is an exciting opportunity for a mid-level oil and gas associate to join an award-winning team, in a growing area of practice. The team has a broad range of legal capabilities, which include construction, infrastructure and energy law.
You will be working on construction and engineering disputes in adjudication, litigation and arbitration.
Some of the key draws of this job include:
This role is open to common law qualified lawyers of between 2 to 5 PQE. Any exposure to contentious construction or energy disputes will be an advantage.
If the above role is of interest, do get in touch.
This is a new instruction and we are supporting the growth of an exceptional asset finance practice.
The Aviation Finance practice in London are looking to expand in light of their increased workload.
From our conversations with the hiring partner, the main draws of this job include:
You will be England & Wales qualified, with experience in Aviation Finance. Due to the complexity of their work, you will also be between 2 to 9 PQE.
If this role has caught your interest, do get in touch for a discreet discussion.
Our services have been retained by a leading international law firm in their search for an experienced lawyer for their construction practice here in London.
This is a rare opportunity to work with a driven, dynamic and inclusive practice, advising leading businesses, financial institutions, and government entities on some of the biggest construction projects in the world.
Your main scope of work will involve Power Projects, with a focus on renewable energy. You will also be exposed to some real estate development, transport infrastructure and restructuring work.
From speaking with the hiring partner, the key draws of this job include:
Due to the complexity of the work, you will be at least 4 PQE, with a background in construction law. Ideally, you specialise in energy projects, EPC or infrastructure. Common law qualified lawyers will be considered, but our client has expressed a preference for England & Wales or Australian qualified lawyers.
If the above position is of interest, do get in touch.
Wadkins Associates is supporting an established International Law firm as they look to grow their Banking & Finance Practice in Frankfurt, Germany.
You will be advising financial institutions, funds, private equity investors and other market players in a variety of cross-border financing transactions, including leveraged, acquisition, bank/ bond and real estate financings and restructurings.
From our conversations with the hiring partner, some of the key advantages this role has to offer include:
England and Wales qualified lawyers are preferred, although our client will consider common law qualified lawyers. A background in banking finance would be ideal, although not essential. Due to the international nature of the practice, fluency in English is mandatory and our client will consider a range of lawyers from junior to senior associates.
If the above position is of interest, do get in touch.
A top-tiered European private practice is looking to grow their office with the addition of a Banking and Finance lawyer.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading law firm which prides itself on their customer service and maintaining client relationships attracting many of the world’s top corporations as well as private individuals.
You will be working on a broad range of structured, project, corporate, syndicated and acquisition finance. You will also be exposed to financial restructurings, derivatives and regulatory matters.
The key advantages of this job include:
England & Wales qualified lawyers between 2 to 6 PQE will be ideal. However, qualified lawyers from other jurisdictions will be considered as long as they have been doing English qualified finance work. Business proficiency in English is mandatory and basic French or German would be an advantage.
We are working with an established client with deep roots in the shipping industry. They are looking to expand their ship finance practice in Greece in light of their growing business. We are looking to support them with the hire of a senior ship finance associate.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing team in one of our client’s busiest offices. Your colleagues are friendly and driven, and you will be working with an internationally well-regarded Partner.
You will primarily be doing ship finance across loan agreements and sale & purchase agreements. However, you will have a little exposure to commercial work covering some due diligence for bonds.
Some of the key advantages include:
You will ideally be England & Wales qualified, although Greek or EU qualified lawyers will be considered if they have the relevant English qualifications. This position is only available to EU citizens due to visa considerations. Of paramount importance to our client will be your background in ship finance. You will be at least 4 years PQE.
If this role is of interest, do get in touch.