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Associate - Funds & Indirect Real Assets - 2-4PQE

Experienced Lawyers
19000372 Requisition #
We are looking for an Associate to join our band 1 Funds and Indirect Real Assets team.

About the role

Are you looking to be part of a leading cutting edge funds team?

This opportunity would suit those looking to get involved in this exciting, challenging and specialist area of law. You will work as part of a team to enhance and further grow the business from its existing well established and solid foundations. You will work in a dynamic and innovative team. You will have the opportunity from day one to work on market leading transactions with well-known and sector leading clients on an international basis with colleagues across the firm and the CMS international network. The work focuses on a variety of sectors with a focus on real estate, infrastructure and private equity. Working closely with partners highly regarded in this field you will have the opportunity to progress quickly and gain in depth knowledge in this sector including in the following areas:

- UK and international private fund establishments across real estate, infrastructure, private equity, venture capital and debt 

- Advising leading UK and international investors on their fund investment program 

- UK and international joint ventures and club deals 

- Corporatised sales and acquisitions 

- General advisory work in conjunction with our regulatory and tax teams

About you

To meet the demands of these roles you will ideally have hands on Corporate and/or funds experience
• Solid academic background
• Have trained and have experience in a leading national or international firm
• A can do approach
• Strong technical ability and knowledge of applicable law and regulation
• An enthusiasm for marketing and business development
• Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to build and maintain client relationships
• You will work across a number of different disciplines within the team and therefore should be versatile and interested in developing a broad skill base

Flexible working will be considered.

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, for more information.

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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