The special attributes a master mariner offers is continually desired by law firms and those with previous legal experience are especially coveted. Individuals with experience at sea offer unique and exceptionally valued skills in the legal sector as their genuine and practical seagoing knowledge allows them a profound perspective into important elements of a case. Master mariners, because of their specialised knowledge, are able to effectively deduce the reasons of an accident and the damage an event may cause.
Our client, a highly reputable international law firm, is looking for a master mariner to work alongside their lawyers in Singapore. The successful candidate will engage and participate in investigations involving grounding and sinking of vessels alongside structural damage issues. Moreover, our client has a strong fire and collisions practice where your knowledge and expertise will be highly valued. You will use your skills to take witness statements and assess damage with the firm’s lawyers.
Our client regularly represents leading shipowners, charterers and P+I Clubs in their cargo recovery claims and the successful candidate will use their unique skills in the emergencies presented to run these claims alongside the firm’s lawyers.
The ideal candidate will be a master mariner with 10 to 15 years’ experience at sea. Importantly, the candidate should have legal experience and a familiarity with the legal processes of groundings and salvage claims. Our client is offering the successful candidate the opportunity to cross-qualify into law through financing their studies.
For more information please call James on 0203 633 0962.
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