senior in-house lawyer

Salary Details Available Upon Request


James Candappa
+65 3138 1778


Wadkins Associates are assisting an international trading house in their search for a senior in-house lawyer to join their Singapore team.

This is a disputes focused role where you will be working on shipping related disputes, day to day issues such as demurrage claims and commodities trades disputes. Experience in shipping litigation, arbitration as well as GAFTA and FOSFA terms are necessary for this role. You will also have the opportunity to work on more commercial matters for the trading house as well as drafting and reviewing a wide variety of contracts.

In this role, you will be instructing lawyers from major firms, acting in a decisive manner to manage their time and work. This would best suit an individual who is confident in making decisions and can work autonomously, without significant supervision.

The team are friendly and collegiate, you will be supported by talented junior lawyers and international legal teams working collaboratively across a range of cases in a dynamic work environment.

Speaking with the company, we have identified some key benefits of the role:

  • Brand: The trading house has an established international reputation; they are well known for being a mainstay in the commodities sector and operate at the highest level.
  • Environment: This is a dynamic and fast paced environment where no two days will be the same.
  • Commercial: as a trading house lawyer you will have a commercial focus to your work, providing an opportunity to advise on a range of business led matters and make a real impact on the wider team.

Our client is looking for an 8+ PQE Senior lawyer with experience in international shipping and trade disputes.

If this role is of interest, please do not hesitate to get in touch.