CMS Edinburgh - Senior Associate/ Associate - Corporate
Looking for your next opportunity? We are looking for a bright and commercially focused Associate to join our highly regarded Corporate Team in Edinburgh. 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's international focus means that you will have the opportunity for cross border work and international transactions across key industry sectors as well as exposure to clients early on in your career whilst also getting the opportunity to work for excellent clients across the Scotland and UK market.
You will be responsible for a variety of work in a broad based role including;
- Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity and Equity Capital Markets
- Providing efficient professional support to partners
- Developing professional client relationships
- Supporting the wider team in developing business and raising the profile of the firm
- Involvement in marketing events
- Managing and supervising the work of others including trainees About You
You will have excellent drafting skills and the ability to translate legal theory into practical advice. Due to the role being client facing you will need to have sound judgement and good interpersonal and consultancy skills. To meet the needs of the role, you will have an appropriate level of post qualification experience (we anticipate a minimum of 3-5PQE) in a leading law firm. The ability to communicate clearly and succinctly with clients is essential. #LI-CM1