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Claims Executive

Salary Details Available on Request


Piers Riley
0203 633 0962


For those lawyers looking to strike the balance between good quality work, client interaction and reasonable hours our client are a valued alternative to private practice in shipping litigation.

An IG Club with offices internationally their London team has had continued success, especially over the last 10 years, attracting and retaining top talent from the international law firms with high quality work, good rates of pay and excellent training.

Following their success they are now looking to grow their London office with the addition of a junior lawyer. You will be getting involved in a broad range of claims in the offshore sector, both FD&D and P&I and despite joining at a junior level can expect training and support off excellent ex-private practice lawyers throughout your career.

If you have 1 or more years of experience as and England and Wales qualified lawyer working on both wet and dry matters, this is a rare and exciting opportunity to join a thriving club with excellent pay scales and benefits.

For more information please get in touch with Piers Riley on 0203 633 0962.

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