• 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.
  • 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.
  • Our in-house 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.
  • You will be a qualified solicitor, barrister or equivalent overseas lawyer. Ideally you will have between three and six years’ experience; although applications from candidates with more or less post qualification experience are also welcomed.
  • You’ll have excellent organisation, communication and relationship building skills and will have the ability to work independently and as part of a team. You’ll also need excellent attention to detail and good drafting skills.

North of England Protecting and Indemnity Association Limited (The)

North is a leading marine liability insurer providing P&I, FD&D, War Risks and ancillary insurance to shipowners worldwide.