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Recognised by The Lawyer magazine as part of the “Litigation Elite”, Eversheds’ team of experts acts for major clients throughout the world. Our people regularly deal with large-scale matters involving multiple jurisdictions for multi-nationals through our award winning and ground-breaking approach to project management. We are lawyers who think strategically as well as legally, and provide our dispute managers with the resources they need to use their skills to the fullest.
Eversheds’ shipping lawyers are acknowledged experts when it comes to large scale projects and disputes avoidance and management. We utilise the experience and commercial expertise of our people to ensure deals are delivered on time and problems resolved in a straightforward and commercial manner. Acting for governments, public bodies, multinational and major national corporations and international contractors, the matters we deal with are often leading edge and highly significant. As part of one of the largest teams of its kind in the world, our people have the support they need to deliver excellence.
We have an opportunity for a Newly Qualified Associate to join the Shipping team in Newcastle.
As an integral part of our Shipping team you will provide support on a wide variety of transactions. You will also be encouraged to get involved in marketing activities.
Skills and experience:
You will possess strong technical skills and excellent academic qualifications. In addition you will be able to demonstrate exceptional organisation skills as well as your high attention to detail. You will provide a first rate client service both internally and externally.
You should be a team player, client focused and a good communicator with a strong practical approach to your workload. A commitment of delivering quality service is essential, as is the ability to juggle the demands of a heavy workload.
In addition to the above, Eversheds also require awareness and full participation in the Firm’s commitment to equality and diversity, the environment and health and safety.
We're a modern, progressive law firm. We think differently and we've built a culture where individual skills and personalities can shine through. At Eversheds, we believe that innovation comes from a culture of genuine equality and diversity and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments individuals may require in the recruitment process, or once in post.
Eversheds endeavours to recruit and fill vacancies directly. However, when we do need to engage with agencies, Eversheds operates within a preferred supplier list.