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FD&D Shipping Solicitors

We are currently looking to recruit a qualified solicitor with experience in shipping litigation for a position in our Freight, Demurrage & Defence (“FD&D”) department in Newcastle upon Tyne.

About Us

The North of England P&I Association (North) is a marine mutual liability insurer providing a diverse range of insurance products to the world’s shipping community. The Club is a leading member of the International Group of P&I Clubs which collectively insure approximately 90% of the world’s ocean-going tonnage, and as a member of the International Group, North protects and promotes the interest of the international shipping industry.

Our FD&D team is comprised exclusively of qualified solicitors and they work directly with our Members to provide them with legal support and advice on a wide variety of shipping disputes and issues. Given the worldwide nature of shipping, this may involve advising on and handling formal legal proceedings in numerous jurisdictions.

About You

You will be a qualified solicitor, barrister or equivalent overseas lawyer. Ideally you will have between three and six years’ experience; although applications from those with between one to three years are also welcomed.

An excellent remuneration package is offered, including competitive salary, pension and other attractive benefits.

Recruitment Pack

For more information about working for North please read our Recruitment Pack.

For more information on the role and our FD&D department, read our FD&D Recruitment Pack.