Minimum Salary
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Shipping and Trade Associate

£70000 - £95000

With the shipping industry operating at a truly global scale with most of todays trade taking place via ocean vessels, contentious marine and international trade is a highly exciting area to work in. Commodities law involves the international sale of goods, and thus, solicitors can expect to be acting for various international clients and advising them on a range of areas, including oil and gas, trade finance, and bills of lading disputes. This diverse work makes for a busy and demanding career for the right candidate.  

Our clients are an international law firm with a strength in shipping law. This law firm is internationally praised for their outstanding commodities team, and their ability to offer first-class services on a broad range of work. This work includes dealing with contentious issues in the areas of, cargo loss, master trading agreements, and ports and logistics contracts. The partner who leads this team is an expert on all commodities and international maritime trade issues. This individual has represented some of the largest clients, including international oil companies, ship owners, and chemical companies, making this partner one of the leading lawyers in this sector.  

This law firm is searching for an England and Wales qualified solicitor with 2-6 years PQE experience to join their maritime and trade department, undertaking commodities work. This senior associate will be expected to have vast experience on contentious commodities work and ideally, should have trained at a firm that leads in this area of work, or a niche London shipping firm. The right candidate will have experience working autonomously on broad work load. Additionally, this firm will consider more senior candidates that are looking towards partnership.  

The right candidate will find themselves in a great position to progress in their career, undertaking big ticket work, alongside the best commodities solicitors in the country. To discuss this position in more detail or for a confidential conversation about the market in general please give us a call on 0203 633 0962. 



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