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Professional Support Lawyer - Construction

Experienced Lawyers
21000578 Requisition #

Excellent opportunity for a commercial PSL to join our highly ranked Construction & Engineering Team. 

About CMS

CMS is a Future Facing firm. With 75 offices in 43 countries and 4,800+ lawyers worldwide, we combine deep sector understanding with a global overview, giving us the ability not only to see what's coming, but to shape it.

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. Our bold approach to a changing future ensures that we nurture our employees and recruit top talent.

About the Role


The PSL will bring opinions and ideas to the table, both in respect of optimising the role and delivering the training and know-how required by the construction and engineering team, and also in respect of Business Development campaigns.

The PSL will be working closely with the partners to enhance business functionality as well as being a “go to” for fee earner support.  The individual will be able to manage multiple competing demands and be willing and able to take steps to ensure they are visible within the construction group and the wider firm.

The key functions of the role will be to co-ordinate/deliver:

  • CV Bank
  • Credentials Tracker
  • Market Position Tracker
  • Training Programme External
  • Training Programme Internal
  • Horizon scanning and programming articles and seminars
  • Working with our Legal Tech Tools Team to implement commercial solutions
  • Client specific solutions

About You


The right individual will be proactive, self-motivated and highly organised.  They will be used to successfully delivering projects and be able to identify efficient processes.

Skills required:

•    Knowledge of Construction Law
•    Top 20 firm experience
•    Professional Support experience
•    Output focussed
•    Willing to lead
•    Collaborative and Commercial

Equal Opportunities

At CMS, a next-generation mindset is woven into all we do. We're diverse, supportive and inclusive, embracing our corporate social responsibility and creating a culture of sustainability in which every one of our people, whatever their background, can maximise their potential and thrive.

For further information about CMS' diversity initiatives and programmes, please click here to view the diversity pages on our website.

Please apply online or contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions. For information regarding our competitive range of benefits please visit our Rewards & Benefits page on our website.

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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