Corporate Associate (Glasgow, 3-5PQE) – CMS

Join our award winning Corporate team in Glasgow

Our Corporate Practice group routinely acts on a range of corporate deals including high value, complex and cross-border transactions. It is also renowned for its innovation, which was one of the key reasons why it was awarded Legal Advisor of the Year for a second consecutive year at the Scottish Business Insider Deals & Dealmakers Awards. CMS’ Scottish deal team acted on over 157 deals last year and the Corporate team is top ranked in Legal 500 and Chambers.

The role

Working as part of a dynamic, experienced and supportive team to advise a spectrum of clients from high profile listed public companies to some of the most exciting start-up/high growth companies on a wide range of corporate related matters.

Joining the highly regarded corporate team of this international firm brings the opportunity to experience UK wide and international transactions across various industry sectors with a great deal of client contact, responsibility and continuous personal development.

Your role will include the following:

  • Mergers and acquisitions, reorganisations and joint ventures
  • Listed company matters, including fundraisings and IPOs
  • Private equity and venture capital investments
  • Commercial contracts, including high value strategic arrangements
  • Deal and project management
  • Corporate governance, regulatory and advisory work
  • Providing efficient professional support for partners
  • Developing professional relationships with clients
  • Supporting the wider team in developing business and raising profile of the firm
  • Involvement in marketing events
  • Managing/supervising the work of others including junior lawyers and trainees

About you

To meet the needs of the role, you will have an appropriate level of post qualification experience (we anticipate approximately 3-5 years) in a leading law firm. The ability to communicate succinctly and build rapport with clients are essential, as are excellent drafting skills and the ability to translate legal theory into practical and clear advice.

Due to the role being client facing you will also need to have sound judgment and good interpersonal skills.

About us

CMS is an international organisation with market leading businesses throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia, South America and beyond.

On the 1st May 2017, CMS, Nabarro and Olswang combined to create a truly modern, ambitious, sector driven and technology focused firm for the future. We are now the 6th largest UK law firm (by UK revenue) and the 6th largest law firm globally (by headcount) with outstanding global reach: serving 39 countries across 70 offices. We are also now ranked 3rd in the FTSE Adviser Rankings.

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang is headquartered in the City of London with UK offices in Aberdeen, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Reading and Sheffield.

Equal Opportunities

We welcome and promote diversity among our staff and we are committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all aspects of employment practice.

If you are interested please apply online or contact Natalie Koenig, Recruitment Advisor for more information 0207 367 3513.