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For more than 100 years Gard, one of the world¿s leading marine insurers, has been helping the marine industries to protect their assets and safeguard their income. Having expanded from our origins in southern Norway to a network of 13 offices across the globe, we have witnessed the impact the sea can have and have learnt a thing or two. Despite our breadth and depth of experience and expertise, we try to learn something new every day to prepare our Members and clients for their next journey, and to find and deliver the right solutions. So, whenever the unexpected arises it is good to know that someone is ready, willing and able to assist; someone with expertise that has been refined for over a century. It is not just what we do, but how we do it that delivers the best value in the market ± matching our expertise with an unrivalled commitment to what we do. We will turn every stone to find a solution and see it carried through. Such ability and dedication is rare, so we take great care in choosing, training and supporting our employees. The way we see it, our people are the difference between good and great.»

Claims Executive - Lawyer

We are looking for a shipping lawyer to join our Charterers and Traders Claims team. The position is at Gard’s head office in Arendal, Norway.

Charterers and Traders is a product based claims team that handles P&I as well as Defence cases and is administered together with Gard’s Defence global group. Previous experience with claims handling for commodities companies is advantageous although not required.

Gard is a market leader in offering cover for commodities traders, investment banks, oil companies, and other stakeholders in the market sector. Charterers and Traders lawyers are engaged in handling claims, advising members and clients and they manage external lawyers engaged on complex litigation and large claims work. The Charterers and Traders claims team cooperates closely with the specialist underwriting team and clients in this sector. In addition to strong legal skills, the successful candidate will possess a commercial approach to dispute resolution.

Applicants from outside of Norway must have a work permit for the EU/EEA.

Spørsmål om stillingen, kontakt Vice President Head of Defence Claims Joakim Bronder, tlf. +47 37 01 91 00

Gard AS

Kittelsbuktveien 31

4836 Arendal