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Claims Manager - London
An IG P&I Club is looking to recruit a claims handler to join their busy London office The position will include having overall control of claims from inception to competition and liaising with Members to ensure their individual needs and requirements are met. To be considered for this role you will ideally have previous Club experience and a good knowledge of container limes / container claims. Recent graduates with insurance market experience may also be considered. Please note, you do not need to be a qualified lawyer for this opportunity. Apply now for immediate consideration or alternatively contact Hayley Menere ([email protected]) for more information PR/017124
Inhouse Claims Manager - Remote

Our client, an international shipping company is seeking a Claims Manager.

This is a new role and would suit a Claims Manager with 5-15 years marine claims experience from either inhouse or P&I club.

This person must have excellent negotiation skills to manage marine disputes from beginning to settlement, such as laytime, offhire, bunker claims or damage to vessels for time chartered fleet of vessels. This person will be the first point of contact for the operations team, ship owners and P&I club. This is a standalone role, which can be based remotely.

Please contact Hayley Menere on +44(0)1702 480 142 or email [email protected] for more information.

Legal Counsel (Corporate and International Tax) - Dubai

A globally distinguished firm is looking for a Legal Counsel – Corporate and International Tax to join their headquarters in Dubai.

You will be responsible for working with external tax accountants and lawyers to develop tax mitigation and management strategies. Streamlining procedures and establish and structure new joint ventures to identify potential mergers. Determine tax saving options and be able to interpret tax legislation in a variety of locations and provide advice for the group.

The role requires a candidate who is extremely organised and self-disciplined. They will also have excellent communication skills in verbal and written English.
The candidate must possess:
• Master in Tax Law or a joint degree in law and accounting with a specialization in taxation
• Competent IT user capable of working across multiple IT platforms.
• USA tax law experience

Preferably the candidate will have:
• Experience in international tax treaties and tax-friendly jurisdictions

If this is of interest apply here or contact: [email protected].

Non-Contentious Lawyer - London

My client, a city law firm is looking to recruit a non-contentious solicitor to in London. The role offers a good variety of work in shipping, corporate and renewable energy markets including:

• Corporate acquisitions and divestments
• Joint venture and shareholders agreements
• Cross border asset and project finance
• Syndicated and bilateral debt facilities
• Inter-creditor arrangements and structured financings
• Project and lease financing of LNG carriers / FPSOs
• Sale and lease back transactions
• Ship sale and purchase transactions
• Cross border debt restructurings

Experience in all of these markets is not required; only the willingness to learn and develop your knowledge. The firm has developed their practice in energy, shipping, commodities and green energy/renewables markets, so the majority of the work will have a marine connection acting for owners, banks and investment funds.

In return the firm offers a collaborative team environment, hybrid working, competitive salary and bonus.

Please email Hayley Menere [email protected] or call +44(0)1702 480 142 for more information.

In-house Insurance Officer - London

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join the Insurance department of a Greek shipping company, based out of their London office.

In this role, the successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of the insurance department and will, ultimately, have day to day responsibility for handling ancillary insurance interests such as War Risk, K&R etc for the fleet of around 100 vessels.

This position offers the chance for dedicated and hard-working candidates to grow and develop their careers. Regular exposure to top level management, combined with hands on training will aid this.

Greek language skills would be highly advantageous, as this role will involve day to day liaising with brokers and operators in Greece.

Please note that UK working entitlement is essential for this role.

Apply now for immediate consideration or contact Tom Brooks (tb[email protected]) for more information confidentially.

In-house Claims Manager - Singapore

An international commodity group is looking for a Claims Manager to join them in their Singapore office.

As part of a team, you will be responsible for handling disputes that may arise from day to day Operational issues, as well as advising the global teams on appropriate actions/responses. You will also handle day to day queries on Charterparties, escalating them to Legal/Insurance where needed.

The ideal candidate will be a commercially minder lawyer with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in a maritime environment. Individuals who have previously sailed and then worked ashore in claims roles will also be considered.

It is essential that you have a commercial mindset and are able to work both individually and part of a team across different time zones.

Candidates with existing Singapore PR or individuals based in Singapore currently will be at an advantage.

Apply now for immediate consideration or contact Tom Brooks ([email protected]) for more information.

Lawyer - Houston, USA

An international energy company is seeking a lawyer with maritime experience to join them in their Houston office.

This role will involve providing legal advise on a wide range of issues and agreements related to shipping, trade, trade finance and commercial law.

To be considered for this position, you must be qualified to practice law in the US with up to 4 years’ post qualification experience.

Portuguese language skills would be advantageous!

Apply now for immediate consideration or contact Tom Brooks ([email protected]) for more details.

Senior Claims Executive - London

An IG P&I Club is looking to recruit a Senior Claims Executive in to their busy London office.

This role will involve working on a mix of P&I and Defence claims, including those of a high value.

To be considered for this position, you must be a UK qualified Solicitor or have a proven record of handling complex FD&D and P&I claims for a minimum of five years. You must also be able to demonstrate that you are both a team player and also someone who can work with a high degree of independence.

This is a role that will also involve being present at board meetings as required and will require the successful individual to participate in, and contribute to, internal training events, claims forum meetings, publications etc.

Apply now for immediate consideration or alternatively contact Tom Brooks ([email protected]) for more information.

Senior P&I Manager - UAE

Spinnaker has been instructed to source a Senior P&I Manager in UAE.

This is a senior role that reports directly to the board and will involve managing P&L costs and ensuring the smooth running of the department.

This would suit someone with strong relationship building skills, 5 years mentoring/training or management experience along with a minimum of 10 years P&I claims experience from either a law firm, shipping company or P&I Club.

The role involves managing a team of claims executives, delegating work and training on legal updates. You will be required to travel to meet clients and shipping principles in London, Europe and UAE and attend local training sessions regarding legal updates and new clauses.

Visa sponsorship is available if required.

Please contact Hayley Menere [email protected] or call +44(0)1702 480 142 for more information.

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 ([email protected]) for more information or to arrange a confidential discussion.

In-house Lawyer - Hong Kong

Our client, a global shipping company is seeking a lawyer to join the team in Hong Kong.

You will have full autonomy to manage insurance and legal claims that arise from fleet of ships, whilst working closely with P&I clubs and law firms. This is a senior role that has 3 claims executive direct reports, previous line management experience is not essential so would be a great opportunity for career progression.

The role requires a qualified lawyer with at least 5 years marine claims experience.

Please contact Hayley Menere on +44(0)1702 480 142 for more information or email [email protected]

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 such as hire payments/ deductions/ off-hire disputes, hold failure issues and performance claims.

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, 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.

Our client is able to provide sponsorship if required for Singapore.

Please email [email protected] for more information.

Claims Executive - UAE

Marine Insurance broker seeks Claims Executive in Sharjah, UAE (35km from Dubai).

The role involves managing P&I, general average and H&M claims from beginning to end. A key part of the role is to keep in constant communication with your ship owners and insurers, meeting in person to build relationships and progress the claim through to completion.

The ideal candidate will have around 5 years marine claims experience at either a marine insurance broker, ship agency or P&I club plus relevant insurance qualification CII / ACA and ideally working towards ACII.

In return our client is offering a competitive salary (tax free), accommodation allowance, car, private healthcare and relocation assistance (if required).

Please contact Hayley Menere on (0)1702 480 142 or email your CV to [email protected]

Dry Shipping Lawyer - London

A boutique shipping law firm is looking for a Shipping Associate to join their established team in London.

Your main responsibility in this position will be to advise on a wide range of shipping litigation cases with a particular focus on dry shipping matters in both arbitration and litigation.

The ideal candidate must be a qualified lawyer in England and Wales, Australia or South Africa with at least 3 years PQE in shipping disputes. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a reputable firm that is highly recommended by Legal 500 where you will be exposed to city firm quality work and direct contact with clients, including global business trips.

The firm has a good working culture with great communication amongst the team at all levels. In return the firm are offering a competitive salary, bonus, private medical and are open to hybrid working with most associates working 2 days in the office.

Please contact Hayley Menere on +44(0)1702 480 142 or email [email protected] for more information.

P&I Claims Manager - Greece

Our client, an IG P&I club is seeking a Claims Manager to join the team in Greece.

The successful candidate will have around 5 years P&I claims experience. The role involves advising on P&I matters including cargo, personal injury and environmental damage claims.

In return the club offer a competitive salary and benefits and are open to hybrid working with 2 days in the Piraeus.

Relocation assistance available if required.

Please contact Hayley Menere [email protected] or call +44(0)1702 480142 for more information.