BCL Legal Recruitment
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NQ Shipping Solicitor

Newcastle and Tyneside
Private Practice
Contract Type:
Permanent role
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NQ Shipping Solicitor, Newcastle

The Firm:
- Large global law firm with 40 offices over six continents
- One of the fastest growing law firms in the world with ambitious plans for further growth
- Offices based in Newcastle City Centre
- Awarded Law Firm of the Year by The Lawyer in 2016

The Role:
- Working closely within the maritime team you will be acting for vessel owners, charterers and traders across all sectors, advising on all issues relating to charterparties and contracts of carriage, whether commercial or contentious
- You will be dealing with time charters, voyage charters and bareboat charters relating to a variety of vessels including tankers, offshore support vessels, LNG carriers, dry cargo ships and containerships
- Contentious work will include advising on all manner of shipping contract and associated claims, for example unsafe port and berth claims, failure to pay hire or freight by charterers, demurrage issues, cargo disputes and shipbuilding disputes
- Non-contentious work will include dealing with ship (including yacht) sales, purchases and finance work

- You must be a qualified (or soon to be qualified) Solicitor with a minimum of 6 months experience in Shipping Law
- Strong academic background

- Highly competitive salary
- Impressive benefits package
- Further training and development with the most talented experts in shipping and maritime law

For more information on this NQ Shipping Solicitor position in Newcastle, please contact Rozie Hunter at BCL Legal

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
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