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Associate - Corporate - 4-5PQE

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19000214 Requisition #
We are hiring for our highly regarded Corporate team in our Manchester ‘One North’ office. 


About the role

The CMS Corporate group provides a wide range of legal services to a diverse client base, ranging from young entrepreneurial businesses to substantial public and private corporates, including some long established household names. The role will involve supporting the partners and other senior fee-earners across offices based in Manchester, Sheffield, and also London on a broad range of corporate transactions, including mid-market M&A, equity capital markets work, cross-border transactions, group reorganisations and some private equity work. 


About you

What we would like from you is;
- Good corporate experience (4-5PQE) from within a respected firm
- Good level of academic achievement 
- Experience of either private equity or capital markets work is desirable but not essential 
- Ability to demonstrate involvement and contribution to practice development 
- Strong communication skills 
- A willingness to get involved in business development initiatives 
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team 
- Proactive approach to technical development 
- Desire and skillset to build relationships both internally and externally
- A commitment to provide top quality services to our clients 
- Taking pride and responsibility in the work you deliver
- Drive and ambition to succeed and be part of a global legal practice 


About us

CMS are delighted to be named Law Firm of the Year at the 2018 British Legal Awards.
 
CMS is an international law firm with market leading businesses throughout Europe, The Middle East, Asia and beyond.
 
Ranked as the world’s 6th largest law firm by lawyer headcount and 6th largest in the UK by revenue, CMS works with clients in 42 countries from 74 offices worldwide.
 
A future facing law firm 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. And we recruit, value and nurture top talent.

Equal opportunities 
CMS is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment, to not only adhere to current employment law, but to harness the full potential of our staff and ensure that all individuals are treated fairly and with respect. To meet this aim CMS endeavours to treat all staff and job applicants equally, on the basis of merit and the ability to do their job. Everybody will be treated equally regardless of race, colour, age, religion or belief, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital or civil partner status, ethnic or national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or maternity status (“Protected Characteristics”).

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


How to apply

If you are interested please apply online. If you have any queries, please contact Tahira Choudhry, Talent Acquisition Advisor.

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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