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Associate/Snr Associate - Power - 3-7PQE

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21000064 Requisition #
Excellent opportunity for an ambitious Power and Renewables Associate to join one of the largest Energy & Climate Change Groups in the world, at an international, future facing law firm.


About the role

With more than 450 energy and climate change lawyers, including over 100 partners, the CMS Energy and Climate Change practice works across 75 offices globally. Our early work in designing and implementing modern energy markets and subsequently guiding the sector in the push to decarbonisation means CMS is not only a transactional or project adviser to the sector, but uniquely placed to help shape its present and future.

Our experts have shaped the sector by creating the legal frameworks and market rules in over 60 countries. We advise on a wide range of technologies including offshore and onshore wind, interconnectors and networks, energy storage, solar, electric vehicles, hydrogen, nuclear, carbon capture and storage and digitisation of the energy systems. The work is commercial, regulatory and projects work, and supporting on M&A and financing transactions.


About you

To support our clients in the fast moving energy transition landscape, we are looking for candidates with a future facing mind-set, and while the role is London based we are open to alternative models. The ideal candidate will have:
- c. 3 - 7yrs solid experience gained in private practice and/or in-house within the UK or other common law jurisdiction
- excellent black letter law skills
- experience drafting and negotiating commercial or project agreements in the sector
- a commitment to professional development and become a deep sector expert.


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 Holly Woodhouse, Talent Acquisition Advisor via email at Holly.Woodhouse@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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