Department: Aviation Liability
35 hours per week
Clyde & Co is a leading, sector-focused law firm with 400 partners, 2000 legal professionals and 3600 staff in over 40 offices across six continents. Its core global sectors position it at the heart of global trade and commerce: insurance, trade & commodities, energy, transport & infrastructure. We specialise in sectors that connect our world, transport, trade & commodities, energy, transport and infrastructure and insurance. The firm has achieved compound average annual revenue growth of 12% over the last five years, making us one of the fastest growing law firms in the world with ambitious plans for further growth.
Our vision is to be our client's first choice for complex, multi-jurisdictional matters in our chosen sectors by investing in our core practice areas in chosen locations, serving an international client base and build a network of offices in key trading zones. Our focus is also to run ourselves professionally by attracting the best people.
The Clyde & Co aviation team has been named as ‘the world’s leading firm in the field of aviation law’, recognition that is mirrored by the various legal directories year after year. The strength and depth of our aviation practice allows us to handle disputes of all sizes and complexity wherever they may arise.
Our lawyers have represented the aviation industry in nearly every major aviation loss over the last twenty-five years, bringing a high level of expertise to every matter from the smallest claims to major losses.
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
- Identifying potential arguments, claims and solutions
- Demonstrating a good knowledge of the law, keeping up to date with relevant developments and understanding the impact of those developments
- Ability to conduct legal discussions and build strong rapport with clients, understanding their needs alongside industry and commercial issues
- Handling multijurisdictional claims for airlines and insurers
- Dealing with subrogated recovery matters
- Advising on issues of insurance coverage
- Knowledge of choice of law and jurisdictional issues
- Reporting to airlines and insurers in bordereau format
The successful candidate must hold a relevant bachelor's degree or equivalent. They will be a qualified lawyer with relevant post qualification experience, specifically in the area of insurance and disputes, at a top tier firm. Due to the nature of the role and firm the candidate will ideally have international experience advising on liability and subrogated recovery claims for insurers/reinsurers and specific experience of handling liability and subrogation claims in the Indian subcontinent is highly desirable albeit not essential. The candidate should also have proven ability to advise on issues of insurance coverage.
Annual Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 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.