Shipping Lawyer

Job description

Maran Gas, Maran Dry and Maran Tankers, leading ship management companies and part of the Angelicoussis Group (one of the world’s leading ship owners and operators) are looking for a motivated and hardworking candidate for the position of Shipping Lawyer (based in Athens office).

Key responsibilities

Working within our established in-house Legal Department in Athens, and under the supervision of a Legal Director, you will be responsible for handling a broad spectrum of legal issues arising in connection with the operation of a fleet of 140+ modern gas carriers, oil tankers, and dry bulk vessels. In particular, you will advise the in-house ship managers and Group senior management on all shipping legal issues arising including:

  • time and voyage CP and COA negotiation and interpretation;
  • bunker quality issues;
  • bills of Lading;
  • multi-jurisdictional dispute resolution (including instruction of and liaison with external counsel as necessary);
  • newbuilding contracts; ship sale and purchase;
  • you will also be required to liaise with P&I, FD&D, and other insurers in respect of claims arising.

Job requirements

Candidate must have:

  • An English and/or Greek qualified solicitor with at least 4 years PQE in shipping in either a law office or in-house counsel within a shipping company;
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and spoken Greek;
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills;
  • An ability to work independently but also within a team.

The salary offered will be competitive and in line with the experience of the successful candidate.