Legal Counsel

Salary Details Available Upon Request


Tom Chapman
0203 633 0962


Wadkins Associates are supporting a longstanding shipping client in their search for a Legal Counsel to join their London team.

Having supported this business for a number of years now we have been able to gain a thorough understanding into how they operate. The team are well established within the industry, working with international clientele on complex and varied shipping transactions. This role offers a fast paced and progressive work environment, with opportunity to develop and expand your sector knowledge as well as opportunity for travel.

The role involves the management of marine assets for a variety of clients where you will manage corporate fund structures and negotiate and draft sale & purchase agreements.There is also an opportunity to work on broader corporate matters, such as financial advisory and credit portfolio management across the maritime sector.

After discussing with the General Counsel, we have identified some key benefits of the role:

  • Balance: Whilst being a fast paced and exciting work environment, the role also offers a healthy work/life balance, moving away from billable target hours.
  • Variety of work: There is an opportunity to work on a variety of commercial transactions within the wider business, exploring all aspects of the marine sector from portfolio management to corporate fund structures.
  • Competitive salary: The business is profitable and well-run. As such, they offer a strong package in order to attract great candidates.

Our client is looking for a 2-6 PQE lawyer with a background in asset or ship finance transactions.

If this role has piqued your interest, or you are interested in discussing the market in detail, please do not hesitate to pick up a call with us.