Mayer Brown

Transaction Officer/Paralegal (Ship Finance)

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/12/2022 5:36 AM)
ID
2022-4557
# of Positions
1
Pos. Category
Finance
Office Location
Hong Kong - Central
Pos. Type
Regular Full Time

Overview

Mayer Brown is a leading global law firm with offices in 27 key business centres across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. With approximately 200 lawyers in each of the world’s three largest financial centres — New York, London and Hong Kong — we are uniquely positioned to advise leading companies and financial institutions on their most complex legal needs. We have deep experience in high-stakes litigation and complex transactions across industry sectors, including our signature strength, the global financial services industry.

 

We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realise their greatest potential. We also encourage all our people to use their skills to support the wider community through our pro bono and community volunteering programmes. At Mayer Brown the principles of mutual respect, dignity and understanding are central to the way we work and help to provide an environment where diversity and inclusion are embraced.

Responsibilities

An exciting opportunity for an experienced finance paralegal to join an award winning Ship Finance team. Our experience extends across the full spectrum of maritime law. With a strong team of shipping lawyers with several decades of maritime experience making us the “go-to” shipping law firm.

 

  • Assist with shipping finance transactional documents, registration, distribution and other document management tasks
  • Assist with ship sale and purchase transactions
  • Liaise with insurers, charterer and other transaction parties
  • Manage timeline for each transaction/project and ensure smooth operation of the transaction/project

Qualifications / Person Specification

  • University graduate with 3 years’ experience from well-regarded law firms; or with 1 year experience in a support role in shipping finance
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English and Chinese; fluency in Putonghua is an asset
  • Excellent PC skills in MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • A team member with “can-do” attitude

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