Corporate Solicitor – International Shipping Company, London

A leading shipping company that specialises in the transportation of commodities and petroleum products, is looking for a corporate lawyer to join them in their London office.

The ideal candidate will be a UK qualified solicitor up to 3PQE, with experience working within a corporate team, working on corporate transactions. Previous secondment in-house would be beneficial but is not essential.

In this role, you will gain exposure to Corporate, Commercial Contracts, M&A and SEC compliance matters for this New York Stock Exchange listed company.

Apply now for immediate consideration or contact Tom Brooks (tbrooks@spinnaker-global.com) for more information!
PR/016950

Ship Finance lawyer, UK

A maritime law firm is going through an exciting period of growth and as a result is looking to bolster their ship finance offering.

The ideal candidate will be a Senior Associate level UK qualified Solicitor with ambitions to develop their practice within a collegiate and supportive team. Existing Partner level candidates will also be considered.

This firm has an established Banking & Finance and a Shipping Disputes practice and this hire will support the close ties between the two teams.

Contact Tom Brooks (tbrooks@spinnaker-global.com) for more information or to arrange a confidential discussion.
PR/016945

Underwriter, Sydney

An international marine insurer is looking for an Underwriter to join them in their Sydney office.

The ideal candidate will have around 5 years’ experience working as a marine liability underwriter. However, other areas will be considered, such as marine cargo, hull and P&I. Property and general liability underwriters will also be considered!

The overall objective of the role is to provide technical underwriting in respect of retention of business and the generation of new business, as well as to manage relationships with Members and brokers.

Apply now for immediate consideration or contact Tom Brooks (tbrooks@spinnaker-global.com) for more information.
PR/016940

Claims specialist – People Risks (Cruise & Ferry), London

An international marine insurer is looking for someone to join their People Risk team in London. This is a unique opportunity for a high profile role within a rewarding area of the shipping industry.

In this role you will be responsible for investigating, assessing, negotiating and resolving a range of P&I Claims with an emphasis on people claims.

For the right individual, there is the opportunity to becoming the leading authority on cruise and ferry claims within the organisation globally. Marketing and business development opportunities are also guaranteed.

To be considered for this role, you must have a proved track recorded of handling relevant complex claims for a minimum of 5 years. This experience can come from either a P&I Club, law firm or Owner/Charterer. Candidates with previous experience of cruise and ferry claims will be at an advantage.

Apply now for immediate consideration or alternatively contact Tom Brooks (tbrooks@spinnaker-global.com) for more information or to arrange a confidential discussion.
PR/016932

Legal Counsel, Singapore or Dubai

An International Trading Outfit is looking for a Legal Counsel to join them due to expansion.

In this role, you will be advising and working on both contentious and non-contentious matters that will cover shipping, commodities, insurance coverage and claims. It is a varied position. You must be able to work collaboratively with a broad range of service partners and also assist on compliance and anti-bribery/anticorruption maters.

To be considered for this position, you will be either a UK, Singapore or US qualified lawyer with ideally between 1 and 5 years’ relevant experience.

You can be based in either Singapore or Dubai but please note, in order to be based in Singapore you must either have existing Singapore PR or be based there currently working under a Singapore EP.

Apply now for immediate consideration or contact Tom Brooks for more details.
PR/016913

Senior Claims Executive, Singapore

An International Group P&I Club is seeking an experienced claims professional to join their Singapore office.

In this role, you will be providing cost-effective claims handling

To be considered, you must be legally qualified in either the UK, Singapore or other common law jurisdiction. You must also have at least 3 years’ experience of either P&I or defence claims.

Candidates with existing Singapore PR are preferred, however those based overseas looking to relocate to Singapore will also be considered.

Apply now for immediate consideration or contact Tom Brooks to find out more.
PR/016899

Head of Office – Lebanon

An international insurance outfit is looking for a new Head of Office for their office in Lebanon.

To be considered for this role, you must have at least 10 years industry experience, although this can come from an underwriting, broking or general insurance background. It is vital that you have knowledge of marine insurance markets in the Middle East.

Arabic language skills are essential.

Contact Tom Brooks: tbrooks@spinnaker-global.com for more information or to arrange a confidential discussion!
PR/016888

Claims Manager, Singapore

We are currently working with one of the leading international owner/ operators in the dry bulk market who are currently looking to hire a Claims Manager to work closely with their Operations department in Singapore.

In this role you will be responsible for solving day to day problems that occur whilst operating ships giving in-house guidance on a wide variety of operational problems before, during and after a voyage as well as any voyage related commercial/ FD&D claims matters e.g. hire payments/ deductions/ off-hire disputes, hold failure issues, performance claims etc…

You will require a thorough understanding of charterparty clauses both on a practical level as week as from a legal standpoint to assist the operations department. You will need to be a strong decision maker and able to assess the company’s position in various given situations regarding it’s claims exposure and what the best course of action would therefore be.

You will be working closely with and advising various departments including operations, chartering, period support, marine accounting etc… so the reach of this role will be broad.

To apply for this role you should have around 3-5 years’ operations and/ or claims experience, a legal degree is not required although strong legal knowledge would be an advantage. Strong problem solving skills and the ability to think analytically and see the bigger picture will be greatly desirable.
PR/016880

Underwriting Assistant, London

An international marine insurer is looking for an Underwriting Assistant to join their hull team, based in London.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to risk entry in the underwriting platform, maintaining the underwriting workflow and the processing of premium messages. You will also support month end close activities and be responsible for updating the central database and systems.

To be considered you must have relevant experience, preferably within the London / Lloyd’s Market. Candidates will a hull background will be at an advantage but it is my no means a prerequisite.

Apply now for immediate consideration or contact Tom Brooks for more details.
PR/016870

Claims Executive (Offshore), London

An international marine insurer is looking for two new Claims Executive to join their busy offshore team in London.

You will be responsible for managing your own claims files from start to finish and will work closely with other teams and departments, including Loss Prevention and Legal Cost Cover.

It is not essential to be qualified as a solicitor for this position but you must have previous claims handling experience in a P&I or offshore environment.

There is also the opportunity to qualify as a Solicitor after a few years service, as Training Contracts can be offered internally, although this should not be seen as a guarantee.

Contact Tom Brooks (tbrooks@spinnaker-global.com) for more information or to arrange a confidential discussion. Please note that you must have UK working entitlement for this position as no sponsorship is available.
PR/016836