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Senior Associate - Commercial Shipping Finance

Fort Recruitment
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3 Aug 2021

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We are seeking an ambitious Solicitor for this Senior Associate position working in the international commercial shipping team in London.

Senior Associate - Commercial Shipping Finance - The Company

Consistently recognised as being among the best in the industry this firm is a leading and award-winning international commercial law firm with a wide portfolio of clients across a wide range of specialist sectors.

The international commercial shipping team is recognised for its commerciality and its ability to solve problems and deal with a wide range of transactions through its specialist lawyers

Senior Associate - Commercial Shipping Finance - The Role

* To produce clear, concise and unambiguous documentation.

* Negotiate the terms of transaction documents.

* Transaction management and administration, including liaison with key client contacts and local counsel.

* Management and supervision of junior associates, trainees and paralegals and build excellent working relationships with partners and more senior members of the team.

* Development of own internal and external network of contacts and play a significant role in business development for the team.

* Attends and help to arrange business development and profile-raising events (client seminars, legal directories updates and submissions, website news and publications on social media).

* Develop and maintain legal knowledge and understanding both generally and in core areas.

Senior Associate - Commercial Shipping Finance - Candidate Requirements

* Extensive and proven record of experience of commercial maritime transactions.

* Experience and knowledge of working across multiple jurisdictions and experience in working in different time zones (flexibility in working hours is essential for the role).

* A self-starter, able to work alone and within a diverse international commercial shipping team.

* Experience of business development, preparation of pitches and relationship building.

* Excellent accuracy and attention to detail.

* Excellent verbal and communication skills.

* Organised and able to work to strict deadlines with the ability to prioritise realistically.

* Good housekeeping/file management practices; manages and records time promptly and accurately.

* Resilient with the ability to handle setbacks and pressure.

* Cooperative and collaborative in approach and is able to develop excellent working relationships at all levels and roles.

* Ability to delegate work and supervise adequately.

* Ability to operate professionally and proactively at all times.

* Exhibits an understanding of the Firm's position in the market.

Senior Associate - Commercial Shipping Finance - Benefits

A highly competitive salary plus benefits is available which is to be negotiated after interview. Further details can be provided upon request
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