Wet Shipping Associate

Vacancy description

Wadkins Associates are currently assisting a renowned shipping firm with their search for a Mid Level Shipping Lawyer.


The firm specialises in shipping and pride themselves upon their wealth of experience within the maritime sector. They are known for their well-established, highly profitable team of lawyers, who are keen to add a hard-working shipping solicitor to their ranks. They are recognised in the Legal 500 for their work within shipping and handle high quality and complex disputes.   

The work will focus on wet shipping matters, such as salvage and casualty cases. You will advise a breadth of top-quality cases, and act on behalf of the likes of shipyards, charterers and ship owners.  

Additional benefits of joining the team include: 

  • Work life balance: Join a regarded firm that target lower billable hours than most firms, and also offer a lucrative bonus structure.   
  • Direct relationship with partner: Work alongside an experienced partner within this tight-knit team.  
  • Training and development: The firm are keen to assist you with your own personal development within the business and invest time and money into you, with internal and external training available. 

They are seeking a 2 to 5 PQE England & Wales qualified lawyer with a background in wet shipping.   

If you believe you would be suitable for this role, please do get in touch.