Shipping Litigation Associate

Salary Details Available on Request


James Candappa
+65 3138 1778


We have a long standing relationship with this international law firm and we are pleased to be helping them to hire for their Shanghai office.  The firm has a leading global reputation within shipping law and with recent partner promotions within the team, the Managing Partner in Shanghai has expressed an interest in adding additional hires to the team.

The role is litigation focussed, working with major Chinese shipowners and commodities houses.  The work is broad in nature, covering both dry contractual disputes and casualty incidents.  They are keen to hire an England & Wales or Hong Kong qualified lawyer for this position and they are happy to support the candidate to relocate if required. 

Key features of this role include;

  • The quality of the work.  The firm are the leading shipping law experts in the market and attract complex multi-jurisdictional work.  

  • The location.  Shanghai presents endless opportunities for work, play and lifestyle for their associates.  The firm places a great emphasis on helping lawyers to settle in both with the team and the location.

  • The benefits. Shanghai typically offers strong remuneration for foreign qualified lawyers and the firm are keen to ensure associates are paid well through good base salaries and bonus. 

For further information on this position, please get in touch.