Senior Claims Executive, London

England - London only
Company Type
Leading P&I Club
Competitive remuneration
Vacancy Type:
Job Description
An immediate opening has arisen in this leading P&I Club to join their Americas team in London as Senior Claims Executive.
To be successful in this role, you will possess the following:-
• A detailed understanding of the principles of estimating and their application to claims
• A detailed understanding of the foundations of law including the distinction between sources of law, whether statutory, common law, tortious or contractual,  the distinctions and interfaces between civil law and criminal law, statute law and regulation and the basis of the law of tort, as well as general principles distinguishing between tortious and contractual damages
• A detailed understanding of shipping law including the main Charter Parties (NYPE, Asbatankvoy, Gencon) and the main towage contracts.
As a Senior Claims Executive, you will be managing complex and high value claims so ideally you will be a qualified solicitor, with considerable claims experience.  With an appetite to provide a first class service, you will enjoy working in a dynamic claims environment, with lots of client facing opportunities.  This roles comes with a varied workload in the types of claims and combines technical, commercial and legal knowledge.      
The role offers excellent opportunity for further growth and development. 
The successful applicant must have claims handling experience of at least 8 years in a ship owner or P&I Club and possess a law degree and LPC / BVC or equivalent.  It is an advantage if applicants are UK qualified, as are language skills in Spanish or Portuguese.  
You must also have existing entitlement to work in the UK.