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We are looking for motivated and ambitious individuals to join our Conflict Analysts team in Sheffield. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for their first step into a Risk environment within a top International law firm.

About the role

The role of Conflicts Analyst is comprised of a combination of concise legal and business research and conflicts of interest analysis. 

It will involve identifying, reviewing/analysing conflicts reports and liaising with fee earners in order to ascertain if there is or could be a legal or commercial conflict.  

In the world of a Conflicts Analyst, a typical day could involve: 

- Liaising with fee earners to highlight or identify potential conflicts of interest
- Analysing and interpreting (at times) complex search results from the firm’s conflict systems and other internal or external systems to ascertain if there is a conflict of interest 
- Validating and Vetting information on the internal Conflicts form
- Reviewing database searches in order to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the search
- Developing knowledge of legal/regulatory requirements relevant to the wider Risk and Compliance team
- Assisting in the continual education and raising awareness of the firm’s conflicts processes and policies  

About you

You will be passionate and interested in a career within Risk and someone who enjoys research and analysis. You will have a can-do attitude and an inquisitive and questioning mind. Successful candidates will have excellent attention to detail, strong interpersonal skills and an analytical background. Ideally candidates will be educated to degree level, preferably with a law degree /or qualified in Compliance and/or have worked in a professional services environment.

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 Johanna Davidson, 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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