With significant changes and development in the shipping sector, it is an exciting specialism to pursue. Our client, a leading international firm, with an unrivalled shipping footprint is seeking a paralegal to join their team in Newcastle. The practice is well known across the market and has an industry ranked partner leading the team giving you access to high quality work. In addition, the position does offer the potential of a training contract for the right candidate.
The ideal candidate will be familiar with the shipping world and have experience in assisting in cases covering both dry and wet shipping litigation. The team work across charterparty and bills of lading disputes in addition to ship management agreements and shipbuilding contracts. Our client, for the right candidate, is willing to offer the chosen individual the opportunity to train and qualify as an England and Wales solicitor after successfully working as a paralegal for them.
The successful candidate will work within the firm’s highly respected Newcastle team assisting on cases and learning as much as they can about the shipping sector. The ideal candidate will possess strong attention to detail and good organisational skills alongside demonstrating a strong desire to develop new skills and advance their knowledge within the shipping arena.
For more information on the position; to discuss the market and opportunities; or if you would like guidance on the next step in your career, please do not hesitate to contact Piers Riley at Wadkins Associates on 0203 633 0962.
Our client, a leading international law firm, with a noteworthy reputation in the shipping industry, is looking for a commercial litigation associate to contribute to the team in Newcastle. The office’s partners are highly experienced and recognised shipping experts and working with them will no doubt prove to be a rewarding opportunity in the ever complex and constantly evolving shipping sector.
The practice counsels on a variety of shipping contract issues including unsafe port claims, demurrage claims and cargo and shipbuilding disputes. The successful candidate will be willing to fully involve themselves in our clients thriving Newcastle practice and will work across its full offering. Importantly, it is not a prerequisite for the chosen candidate to already be a shipping lawyer, but there must be a desire to pursue it.
The ideal candidate will be an England and Wales associate up with up to 3 years’ post qualification experience an enthusiasm and drive to excel in Newcastle.
For more information or to discuss further career opportunities please contact Piers Riley on 0203 633 0962.
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