Associate Restructuring & Insolvency 0-2 PQE

London, England
14 May 2021
11 Jun 2021
Esther Caines
Role Classification
Practice Area
Banking & Finance
Contract Type
Experience Level
0-2yrs PQE
Our highly-rated Restructuring & Insolvency team has an opportunity for an able and ambitious NQ/Junior Associate.

About CMS
CMS is a Future Facing firm. With 75 offices in 43 countries and 4,800+ lawyers worldwide, we combine deep sector understanding with a global overview, giving us the ability not only to see what's coming, but to shape it.

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. Our bold approach to a changing future ensures that we nurture our employees and recruit top talent.

About the Role
We are looking for a high quality non-contentious junior lawyer (preferable NQ to PQE 2 years) to add to our team of associates based in London.
You would be exposed to all aspects of financial restructuring, operational restructuring and special situations, including financial restructuring (acting for debtors and creditors), formal insolvency and schemes of arrangement and distressed investing (including loan sales and acquisitions as well as business acquisitions and work-outs). We have a strong domestic practice as well an increasing number of cross-border mandates. We also provide specialist advisory assistance with structured transactions across the practice groups, from projects to pensions and financial institutions.
You would be based in London as one of the teams within the firm's Finance Practice, with the benefit of the reach that comes with being part of a firm that is the 5th largest law firm in the world with 75 offices in 43 countries around the globe.
You could expect first-class training as well as excellent "on the job" experience within a collegiate and flexible working environment. You could also expect to be given partner support to build your own client network.

About You
We are looking for a team-player with strong analytical skills and bags of enthusiasm who:
- trained at a respected City firm;
-has had experience of our practice area as a trainee and if not an NQ will have had some post-qualification experience either in a restructuring/insolvency team or a finance/banking team

Equal Opportunities
At CMS, a next-generation mindset is woven into all we do. We're diverse, supportive and inclusive, embracing our corporate social responsibility and creating a culture of sustainability in which every one of our people, whatever their background, can maximise their potential and thrive.

For further information about CMS' diversity initiatives and programmes, please click here to view the diversity pages on our website.

Please apply online or contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions. For information regarding our competitive range of benefits please visit our Rewards & Benefits page on our website.

Please note that CMS have a preferred agency panel in place. Only applications submitted via the portal at the point of instruction will be accepted.


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