Associate – Maritime

Vacancy description

Wadkins Associates are working closely with a large International private practice firm to hire a Shipping Litigation 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 shipbuilding 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.