Solicitor - Marine

Recruiter
Cavendish Maine Recruitment
Location
Liverpool, Merseyside
Salary
36000.0000
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
07 Aug 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title: Solicitor - Marine

Location: Liverpool

Salary: £36,000 - £41,000

Job Reference: AR / J18995

Job Description:

Top 45 UK Law firm currently have an opening for a Solicitor to join their growing Marine team in Liverpool. The Lawyers within this team are experienced in all aspects of freight and shipping law, and offer contentious and non-contentious expertise for marine insurers, underwriters, port authorities, charterers, ship-yards, shipping lines, freight-forwarders, P&I Clubs and traders.

The role:

You will be responsible for handling your own caseload and assisting others with marine and transit work on behalf of ship owners and operators, marine, cargo, hull and yacht insurers, P&I Clubs, ports and intermediaries, fleet haulers, warehouse and storage facility operators.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist with and oversee money laundering checks on all new matters (or where funds are received on existing files - subject to supervision)
  • Perform file management duties, including filleting files for closure/archiving; indexing and collating large case papers and ensuring maintenance of client details and information, both on physical file and on case management system
  • Liaise with clients, insurers and other parties
  • Attend on minor applications at court (in chambers)
  • Assisting in establishing and maintaining precedent files for the team
  • Complete MI procedures as and when required
  • Achieve set financial and chargeable targets
  • Ensure relevant deadlines, quality measures and KIPS are adhered to
  • Comply with relevant policies and procedures

The person specification:

  • Previous case handling experience, preferably defendant
  • Knowledge or understanding of marine work
  • Ideally 2-4 yrs PQE
  • Ability to work to targets and work under pressure
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Excellent communication, IT and time management skills

For further information on this vacancy, please contact Adrian Richards at Cavendish Maine.

Contact:

For more information about this position please contact:

Adrian Richards