Shipping Solicitor

CLS144017 _1719911871
  • £60000 - £80000 per annum
  • Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
  • Permanent

Our Client, a leading law firm based in the heart of Newcastle, are recruiting for a Shipping Solicitor to join their team. The role would suit experienced commercial litigators, who can demonstrate a minimum of 2 years' post qualifying experience within a commercial litigation environment.


  • Working on behalf of P&I clubs, ship owners, charterers, sellers, buyers and off shore energy companies amongst others.
  • Handling a caseload of shipping matters to include freight, laytime and demurrage, charterparty and bill of lading issues, bunker clauses, shipbuilding, ship sale and purchase and marine personal injury.
  • Dealing with all aspects of litigation and arbitration.
  • Reviewing and drafting of various documents and contracts to include time and voyage charters, crew management agreements, licenses, service agreements, shipbuilding agreements and mooring licenses.
  • Providing expert legal advice.
  • Business development and networking.

What's on offer:

  • Competitive salary, dependent on experience
  • International travel opportunities.
  • Secondment opportunities.
  • Healthcare.
  • Hybrid working.
  • Training and support.
  • Genuine career progression opportunities.
  • Excellent quality of work.


  • 2 years' plus PQE gained within commercial litigation from a reputable firm.
  • Excellent academics and a passion for shipping law.
  • Based in or local to Newcastle.
  • Open to travel nationally and internationally.

To apply for this role, please submit your CV to the consultant via the link or contact Chloe Smith on 0113 467 9783.

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