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Senior Associate / Partner - Maritime Disputes

  • GBP150000 - GBP250000
  • City of London, London
  • Permanent

Top 40 International law firm in London looking for an ambitious Senior Associate looking for Partnership, or an existing Partner at any level in Maritime Disputes.

The firm has achieved rapid expansion/ year-on-year growth owed almost entirely to a focused strategy, strong leadership and the quality of its people.
Their global practice spans their offices in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia and North America and delivers consistently high levels of service across borders and locally through a deep understanding of their markets and the sector.

The Firm

Although this firm is one of the leading International and UK firms, they have never lost their culture and have received many Employer, Development and Investor accolades, notably being named in Top Employer for Women awards a record-breaking number of times.

Recognised as a Top 40 law firm in the UK some clients have been with the practice for over 150 years. They range from Start-Ups to the top global organisations, with more than 40% of the FTSE 100 companies counted on their client roster.

With many offices around the world, the firm has seen rapid expansion over the years in terms of the size and geography and is noted as one of the most adept and key powerhouses in the sectors they operate.

This firm attracts key individuals from the top City and International firms, which could be attributed to so many factors. Often, it is the genuine opportunity to progress that attracts such key figures in the industry.

Combining this with the firm's notoriety in both Chambers and Legal 500 (and their international reputation) makes them a unique proposition.

Furthermore, unlike most large international law firms they have comparatively smaller targets resulting in a firm with a high retention rate.

The Department

Effective and commercially astute, the firm's disputes lawyer represent clients in large scale, cross-border and complex commercial matters, and manage cases through to trial/final hearing and appeal where necessary.

The dispute resolution team focuses on the firm's core sectors, with a mix of dedicated sector specialists and lawyers with a wider range of experiences.

Experienced in acting for a truly global client base, their lawyers have deep and broad experience of the complex issues that arise in cross-border matters - be they jurisdictional, choice of law, procedural or evidential.

The global team operates across our international offices and supports clients wherever they have a dispute. They frequently provide strategic advice in relation to different laws and procedural rules, whether in courts or arbitration.

The Role

Maritime Disputes Senior Associate / Partner - City of London.

This Top 40 firm is looking for a Partner at all levels. (Should you be a senior associate looking to be made up to partner, the team will be fully instrumental and supportive in your progression.

The team is interested in speaking with Partners at all levels who:

  • have good experience of maritime disputes and understand the sector;
  • have excellent academic qualifications;
  • are bright and ambitious;
  • have proven legal and technical skills in dispute resolution and related transactions;
  • fit into the Firm's culture of being dynamic, enterprising, creative, cosmopolitan, collaborative and hard-working.

Skills and experience required

  • Experience of LMAA Arbitration including drafting submissions;
  • Experience of UK High Court proceedings;
  • Experience of instructing lawyers outside the UK for arrest of ships;
  • Experience in carriage of goods disputes including Charterparties, Bills of Lading, and COAs.

Next Steps

If you're interested in joining an award-winning law firm seeking a Maritime Disputes Partner in the City of London, look no further.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or please contact Charlie Simpkin at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.

Charlie Simpkin Associate Director- City of London

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