Associate 0-2 PQE Oil & Gas Singapore

Singapore, Central Area
04 Jun 2021
02 Jul 2021
Esther Caines
Role Classification
Practice Area
Energy, Corporate Energy
Contract Type
Experience Level
0-2yrs PQE
Building on a successful year coupled with an upturn in the energy and projects sector, the market-leading energy and projects team at CMS is now looking to grow its team in Singapore.

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
Recognised as "by far the best firm in the energy sector" with a network of 76 international offices, our dynamic team is highly rated and continuing to expand. We have a very collegiate team known for an efficient, friendly and responsive working style.

As a member of the Energy, Projects and Construction team in Singapore you will work very closely with the Partners in the team and provide support on a broad range of complex, high value, and high profile transactions and projects. The team advises top tier clients within the oil and gas sector (upstream midstream and downstream), LNG Sector, Power and Renewables Sector, Energy Transition and Infrastructure Sector across APAC and the wider international region.

About You

* Preferred - Qualification as Advocate & Solicitor (or equivalent) in England & Wales, Singapore or other Commonwealth jurisdiction
* Relevant legal training and qualification
* Strong interest in the Energy sector (oil & gas, renewables, petrochemicals) and Infrastructure sectors
* Experience in the Energy and Infrastructure sectors, preferably in Asia-Pacific, will be an advantage
* Familiarity with construction, PPP and concession documentation, will be an advantage
* NQ-2 PQE
Skills & Knowledge
* Excellent analytical skills & sound judgment
* Excellent drafting skills
* Ability to translate legal theory into practical advice
* Works effectively with others in a team and at all levels and across all functions
* Good interpersonal and communication skills
* Language skills other than English an advantage

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 view the Diversity & Inclusion pages on our website.

Please apply online or contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions.

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.