Associate Real Estate Finance 0-2 PQE
Are you looking to become part of a well-established real estate finance team?
About the role
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang is one of the UK's leading law firms. Our real estate finance group combines the expertise of banking, real estate and construction practices acting for a wide variety of domestic and international clients, including financiers, banks, developers and funds on all aspects of real estate investment and development financings and across all sectors including hotels, student accommodation, renewables, the private rented sector, offices, retail and logistics. We provide real estate advice and support across all of these areas, as well as leading on a number of deals.
This opportunity is your chance to become part of this well established team.
You will work with high profile clients, the opportunity to build upon the existing strong client base and develop successful relationships. The role will include a wide spectrum of real estate work in connection with the financing of acquisitions, developments refinancings etc. It will also involve inputting into the drafting and negotiating of the real estate aspects of the finance documentation and liaising with colleagues with banking, construction, planning or tax expertise. We work on transactions across Scotland, England and Wales, therefore whilst being dual qualified is not a requirement, an interest in working on transactions involving assets in England and Wales and a desire to develop your skills and knowledge in other jurisdictions is key.
Given the nature of the work and the role, we anticipate that candidates will need to have the equivalent of 0-3 years' relevant pqe to meet the demands of the role.
CMS is known for its strong client relationships and the successful candidate will have plenty of client contact and will be expected to be good at developing close links with clients. Good interpersonal and consultancy skills are also essential.
CMS is an international law firm with leading businesses throughout Europe, The Middle East, Asia and beyond. We create sustainable and rewarding futures for our clients, our people and our communities.
Ranked as the world's 5th largest law firm by lawyer headcount and 6th largest in the UK by revenue, CMS works with clients in over 40 countries from 70+ offices worldwide.
CMS 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.
We offer a range of benefits to our employees! Benefits include but are not limited to the following:
- 25 days annual leave
- Flexible working opportunities
- Flexible holiday purchase
- Private Medical Health Insurance
- Pensions package
- Health & wellbeing incentives
- Cycle to work scheme
- Individual office perks
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"). Click here to see our Equal Opportunities statement.
All job applicants will be treated fairly and judged solely on their merits. If you have a disability which is likely to affect you adversely within the application process, please let us know (as soon as you feel comfortable to do so) so that we can consider whether we can make any adjustments to the process that will allow you to be considered fairly for the role.
How to apply
If you are interested please apply online. If you have any queries, please contact Esther Caines, Talent Acquisition Advisor via email at Esther.Caines@cms-cmno.com.
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