BCL Legal Recruitment
0845 241 0933

Shipping Solicitor

Newcastle and Tyneside
£36,000.00 - 38,000.00
Private Practice
Contract Type:
Permanent role
Reference Number:


NQ Shipping Solicitor (Non-Contentious) - Newcastle

The Firm:
- Award winning global law firm
- Dynamic and rapidly expanding with offices in the heart of Newcastle
- Offering a range of commercial disciplines to regional, national and international clients
- Specialist shipping team in Newcastle undertaking both contentious and non-contentious matters

The Role:
- This is a non-contentious shipping role, working for a Dubai based Partner, based out of Newcastle
- You will be supported and supervised by a Legal Director and Partner based in Newcastle
- You will be assisting on a broad range of non-contentious matters to include:
- secured lending, leasing and export;
- trade finance;
- joint ventures;
- sale and purchase agreements;
- shipbuilding and offshore construction contracts;
- acquisition of maritime assets and/or companies.
- You will be also be responsible for:
- Advising and assisting marine companies in relation to refinancing matters.
- Advising maritime companies in bidding activities for projects including reviewing vessel construction and operating contracts, charter parties and financing agreements.
- Assisting trading companies with acquisitions, sales, storage and shipment of commodities.
- Assisting international finance institutions with multi-tiered acquisitions of assets including managing and drafting documentation, liaising with Counsel across multiple jurisdictions and attending and managing the delivery of assets.
- Working closely with the internal transaction teams on improvements and maintaining precedents and template documentation.
- Assisting in drafting and attending pitches for new clients, attending client events and assisting with marketing and branding initiatives for the firm such as drafting articles on UAE law updates.

The Candidate:
- You will be a recently qualified or soon to be qualified NQ Solicitor (September qualifiers 2018 are welcome to apply)
- You will have experience in either shipping, corporate, commercial, or asset finance
- An interest in marine law is essential

The Benefits:
- Competitive Salary, one of the best in the Newcastle market
- Favourable benefits package
- The potential opportunity to travel to the Middle East if required

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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