Associate - Energy Engineering Marine & Construction
£60,000 - £65,000 plus benefits
About Clyde & Co
Clyde & Co is a dynamic, rapidly expanding global law firm focused on providing a complete legal service to clients in our core sectors. With over 1,800 lawyers operating from 45 offices and associated offices in six continents, we advise corporates, financial institutions, private individuals, and governments across a wide range of contentious and transactional matters. Our growth has been achieved by our enterprising ethos, drive and by our strategic objective: to be the leading international law firm in our key sectors of transportation, insurance, energy, professional practices, energy and trade and commodities. We have been successful because of our people and their commitment, expertise and ambition.
The Energy, Engineering, Marine & Construction Group at Clyde & Co is recognised by our clients, peers and legal directories as a leading practice in the field of Marine & Energy insurance. All of our partners are recognised as leading practitioners in this market, offering a high quality, cost-effective service to our clients, based on an appreciation and deep understanding of both the legal issues and the commercial considerations that underlie this important market sector. The team has over the years invested heavily in the knowledge base of its lawyers and in their development generally to build a strong client-focussed team.
Duties and responsibilities
At Clyde & Co we recruit according to competencies which are linked to our Career Development Framework. As an Associate, the post holder will be responsible for:
- Demonstrating knowledge of relevant legal principles and procedural/statutory frameworks
- Drafting clearly in a succinct and commercial manner
- Having a good knowledge of the law and able to apply it to factual issues
- Advising insurers on claims
- Conversing with clients about industry-related issues; understanding client and commercial issues
- Understanding the industry sector and taking an interest in market development
- Diligent file management
- Acting for insurers and advising on broad insurance disputes in the UK and overseas
- Producing drafts of correspondence, advice, reports etc that are clear and accurate
- Identifying potential arguments, claims and solutions
The successful candidate must be a qualified lawyer and those with a relevant postgraduate qualification will be preferred. Candidates must have relevant experience, preferably including energy insurance. Due to the nature of the role and the firm, they will ideally have experience dealing with multi-jurisdictional matters in the insurance industry.
Annual Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 plus benefits and allowances depending on circumstances
If you are interested and feel you meet the above criteria, please send your covering letter and CV within 28 days of first placement of this advertisement
As a Firm we are committed to ensuring that all our job applicants are treated fairly and with respect, irrespective of their race (including nationality and national and ethnic origins), age, disability, sex, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, religion or belief or sexual orientation. This is the job description as constituted at present; however the Firm reserves the right to reasonably amend it in accordance with the changing needs of the business.