Legal Counsel (Shipping) - Singapore

Location:
Far East - Singapore
Company Type
Commercial shipping entity
Position:
Legal
Salary:
Competitive
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work in-house for a leading commercial shipping company at their office in Singapore to support their trading and operations desks.   This a chance to work with a high-caliber team in growing company, and as such an opportunity not to be missed!

You will be mainly responsible to provide real-time legal advice and support to the business.   Some areas of legal support that you will provide include, but are not limited to:

  • advice on charterparties and counsel on disputes regarding same
  • management of dispute proceedings, coordinating with commercial teams, P&I clubs, and instructing external counsel as required
  • offering legal support to trading, finance operations teams on contentious matters
  • legal research

To be considered for this opportunity you must be a qualified lawyer, with at least three years of post-qualification experience gained in shipping/trading law. This role will suit an individual who can work independently, is self-motivated, enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and who possess excellent communication, negotiation, and persuasion skills.   

This role is open to candidates with ready working entitlement in Singapore.