Skuld North America, the New York office of the Oslo-based Skuld P&I Club, is seeking a lawyer with 3-5 years’ experience to work in mid-town Manhattan handling Freight, Demurrage and Defense (FD&D) claims and general charter party and affreightment contract matters in close cooperation with other Skuld offices around the world. Responsibilities include negotiating settlements with attorneys and claimants within prescribed authority limits; conducting legal research and providing comprehensive oral and written reports; close cooperation with external claims adjusters; management of outside defense counsel; communication with members and brokers; and attendance at arbitrations, mediations, and trials as required. Applicants must have a law degree from an accredited US law school, be admitted to at least one state bar, possess strong written and oral communication skills, and work successfully as part of a team. Fluency in Spanish or Scandinavian languages is desirable.
Please apply by December 31, 2018 by sending your CV via email to Christine Alicea: [email protected]