CMS are recruiting for a Paralegal to join our Legal Services Unit within our Glasgow or Edinburgh offices. 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
CMS is seeking a Paralegal or Assistant Paralegal to join our Legal Services Unit, with a focus on supporting the lawyers in our large Corporate Transactions team.
Responsibilities will include:
- Drafting ancillary documentation required for Corporate deals;
- Preparing Companies House forms and filings;
- Arranging for documents to be executed using Docusign;
- Assisting with verification exercises for equity capital markets transactions;
- Working with data rooms and online trackers;
- Assisting with contract reviews and due diligence exercises. About You
We are looking for an enthusiastic Paralegal or Assistant Paralegal. You will have a keen eye for detail with the ability to use your initiative and demonstrably able to deal with a large workload. You will have a strong academic background. Previous paralegal experience is preferred, but not essential. If you do not have previous paralegal experience, a degree in law (or equivalent qualification) is preferred. 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. 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.#LI-LM1