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Business Services
19000314 Requisition #
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual ideally with a degree in Law and /or Paralegal experience to join our legal services support unit as a Paralegal or an Assistant Paralegal (based on experience), in Glasgow or Edinburgh.

About the role

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a number of different Lawyers and clients across the UK, supporting with legal tasks related to a variety of areas of law.
Examples of the type of work you will get involved with include; managing databases; preparing first draft documents; verifying information; deed scheduling and collating documents; document reviews; redactions and disclosure reviews.

About you 

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with an ability to communicate effectively with internal clients of all levels.  You will have a keen eye for detail with the ability to use your initiative and work to deadlines. You will be extremely organised and will be able to prioritise effectively. You will also be able to demonstrate flexibility and the ability to adapt to change. You will have a strong academic background. Either a degree in law (or equivalent qualification) or previous paralegal experience is preferred, but not essential. 

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 or contact Rachel Taylor, Talent Acquisition, 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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