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Associate - Oil & Gas - 1-3PQE

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With the upturn in the oil and gas and projects sectors the market-leading oil and gas and projects team at CMS in the Middle East (Dubai) is looking to hire at the associate level.


About the role

CMS in the Middle East.
Recognised as a leading practice in both the oil and gas sector and infrastructure projects by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 with a network of international offices, our dynamic team is highly rated and is continuing to expand.
CMS has developed a deliberately unique footprint across six countries in the exciting Middle East region.  Our energetic, agile team of over 90 lawyers is one of the most innovative and forward-thinking. We have doubled in size in just 18 months and continue to invest in our growth. 
As a member of the Dubai oil and gas and projects team you will work on a broad range of complex, high value transactional and projects matters. You will advise top tier clients across the MENA region covering the oil and gas, and infrastructure sectors. You will have opportunities to go on client secondments and you will learn from recognised specialists.


About you

- England & Wales or Scotland qualified lawyer

- 1-3 PQE in international law firms or in-house within the UK or internationally

- Strong interest in and experience of working in the oil and gas and/or infrastructure sectors

- Based in/willing to relocate to Dubai


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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