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20000319 Requisition #
Excellent opportunity to join a high performing and top ranked insurance team at a future facing law firm, either in London or Bristol.


About the role

The Insurance & Reinsurance Group are busy and growing. We are looking to hire across London or Bristol offices at the 3PQE+ level. The team handle a wide range of complex, high value matters, with notable international presence.  Key areas of work include wide ranging professional indemnity disputes (particularly defending claims against construction professionals, solicitors, insurance brokers and finance professionals) as well as complex policy coverage matters and cyber risk. There is the opportunity to specialise in a particular area or maintain breadth, as well as gain exposure to emerging classes of claims such as W&I, cyber and FI tech.
You will have the opportunity to work with an enviable client base, including many of the leading insurers and major brokers. The team are known for being highly commercial in their advice and offer the prospect of working closely with key clients, alongside being encouraged to develop your own contacts/network in the market.


About you

The right individual will have 3 PQE+ gained at a City, major regional or leading international firm with strong experience handling clients in major insurance undertakings. 
You will have excellent drafting skills and the ability to translate legal theory into practical, commercial advice.  
Due to the role being client facing you will need to have sound judgement and good interpersonal and project management skills.


About us

CMS is an international law firm with leading businesses throughout Europe, The Middle East, Asia and beyond. We create sustainable and rewarding futures for our clients, our people and our communities.

Ranked as the world’s 5th largest law firm by lawyer headcount and 6th largest in the UK by revenue, CMS works with clients in over 40 countries from 70+ offices worldwide.

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.

Our Benefits

We offer a range of benefits to our employees! Benefits include but are not limited to the following:

- 25 days annual leave

- Flexible working opportunities 

- Flexible holiday purchase

- Private Medical Health Insurance

- Pensions package

- Health & wellbeing incentives

- Cycle to work scheme 

- Individual office perks
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”).  Click here to see our Equal Opportunities statement.
All job applicants will be treated fairly and judged solely on their merits. If you have a disability which is likely to affect you adversely within the application process, please let us know (as soon as you feel comfortable to do so) so that we can consider whether we can make any adjustments to the process that will allow you to be considered fairly for the role.


How to apply

If you are interested please apply online. If you have any queries please contact Nick Hearn, Talent Acquisition Advisor via email at Nick.Hearn@cms-cmno.com, 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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