Kennedys’ Marine team provides assistance to international clients on a comprehensive range of marine insurance, wet and dry shipping, and trade issues. The team handles all aspects of marine insurance, shipping and transport and logistic matters, including: Cargo related claims, warehousing disputes, freight forwarders agreements, carriage of goods (road, rail, sea and air), and policy coverage advice.
We are looking for a commercially minded dispute resolution lawyer sought to handle and assist in handling of marine insurance, subrogated cargo claims and liability disputes. Role will include some non-contentious work. Some overseas travel may be required.
Type of Clients:
- Lloyds Syndicates
- Freight forwarders
- Marine service providers
- Cargo owners and their insurers
Type of Cases:
- Wide variety of disputes across all classes of marine and political risks
- Wet and dry shipping disputes
- 2+ years’ experience of insurance dispute resolution/marine law/shipping.*
- Experience of marine insurance or commercial litigation gained at a recognised practice.
Kennedys is a global law firm with expertise in dispute resolution and advisory services. With over 2,000 people worldwide across 37 offices in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific and America we have some of the most respected legal minds in their field.
Our lawyers handle both contentious and non-contentious matters, and provide a range of specialist legal services, for many industry sectors but we have particular expertise in litigation and dispute resolution, especially in defending insurance and liability claims.
We welcome high-performing lawyers, business services professionals, secretaries, graduates and apprentices to join our rapidly expanding global firm. Whatever your role at Kennedys, you’ll be involved in exciting and stimulating work, where your input will make a difference.
What do we have to offer?
We’re a fresh-thinking firm, and we’re not afraid to bring challenging new perspectives to the table way beyond the traditional realm of legal services. We empower our clients with a diverse range of ideas, tools and technology to make their lives easier, as well as delivering exceptional results, every time.
We develop careers in an innovative and collaborative global environment, with a variety of training opportunities available. This includes secondment opportunities to clients and our global offices. We believe that supporting individual growth and development puts us in the best position to attract and retain talented individuals. Regardless of role or level, everyone has access to virtual learning opportunities to help you develop your skills when you need to, wherever you are in the world.
*Where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.