Corporate Associate 3-7 PQE
Join our award winning corporate team in Aberdeen.
About the role
Our Corporate Practice group routinely acts on a range of corporate deals including high value, complex and cross-border transactions. It is also renowned for its innovation, which was one of the key reasons why it was awarded Legal Advisor of the Year in 2015 and 2016 at the Scottish Business Insider Deals & Dealmakers Awards. CMS’ Scottish deal team acted on over 157 deals in 2016 and the corporate team in Aberdeen is top ranked in Legal 500 and Chambers.
Working as part of a dynamic, experienced and supportive team to advise a spectrum of clients from high profile listed public companies to some of the most exciting start-up/high growth companies on a wide range of corporate related matters.
Joining the highly regarded corporate team of this international firm brings the opportunity to experience UK wide and international transactions across various industry sectors with a great deal of client contact, responsibility and continuous personal development.
Your role will include the following:
• Mergers and acquisitions
• Private equity and venture capital investments, management buy-outs
• reorganisations and joint ventures
• Deal and project management
• Corporate governance, shareholder matters, regulatory and advisory work
• Commercial contracts, including high value strategic arrangements
• Providing efficient professional support for partners
• Developing professional relationships with clients
• Supporting the wider team in developing business and raising profile of the firm
• Involvement in marketing events
• Managing/supervising the work of others including junior lawyers and trainees
CMS is an international organisation with market leading businesses throughout Europe, The Middle East, Asia and beyond.
Ranked as the world’s 6th largest law firm by lawyer headcount and 6th largest in the UK by revenue, CMS works with clients in 39 countries from 70 office worldwide.
On 1 May 2017, CMS, Nabarro and Olswang came together to create a new future-facing firm, one that is well equipped to help our clients face the future with confidence. We are driven by technology and readily embrace the possibilities it opens up for developing new and better ways of delivering legal services. And we recruit, value and nurture top talent.
CMS is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment, to not only adhere to current employment law, but to harness the full potential of our staff and ensure that all individuals are treated fairly and with respect. To meet this aim CMS endeavours to treat all staff and job applicants equally, on the basis of merit and the ability to do their job. Everybody will be treated equally regardless of race, colour, age, religion or belief, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital or civil partner status, ethnic or national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or maternity status (“Protected Characteristics”).
For further information about CMS’ diversity initiatives and programmes, please click here to view the diversity pages on our website.
If you are interested please apply online or contact Natalie Koenig, Recruitment Advisor, for more information.