Ship Finance Associate

Salary Details Available Upon Request


James Candappa
+65 3138 1778


A long-standing client of Wadkins associates have requested assistance in finding a 2-3 PQE asset finance associate to join their experienced and friendly team. The firm have created an enjoyable workplace atmosphere and culture. The team pride themselves on working on market leading transactions in the framework of a truly international firm. However, unlike many of their counterparts in the asset finance space, they can offer a work / life balance that is rarely seen, least of all in the APAC region.

The role would be predominantly focused on ship and offshore finance. Consisting of work such as ship financing, ship building, rig financing, leasing and sales and purchase transactions, working for both borrowers and lenders alike.

After discussing the role closely with the Partner, here are a few differentiating elements of the opportunity:

  • Work life balance- The firm has lower billable hours target and a highly achievable bonus threshold.
  • Low staff turnover- The team is known to retain staff and deliver a truly collaborative and collegiate work environment.
  • Variety of work- The nature of the role will allow the associate to work on both the borrower and lender side in transactions across the ship and offshore space. This will allow for a better understanding of the market and the key players within it.

The team is looking for a 2-3 PQE, England and Wales qualified asset finance lawyer. Alternatively, a candidate with sufficient experience handling international asset finance transactions and qualified in Singapore / common law jurisdiction.

If you would like to find out more about the role and Partner, please do get in touch to discuss this further.