We are looking for a specialist listed funds associate to join our expanding Funds and Indirect Real Assets practice.
About the role
Are you looking to be part of an entrepreneurial and growing platform? This opportunity would suit those looking to get involved in this exciting and challenging specialist area of law and work as part of a team to growing a business from solid foundations. You will work in a dynamic and innovative team. You will have the opportunity to work on quality deals and exposure to clients is encouraged from day one. The work focuses on listed funds as well as more general equity capital markets, with the additional opportunity to work on private funds. Working closely with partners highly regarded in this field you will have the opportunity to progress quickly and gain in depth knowledge.
Clients include Jefferies, J.P. Morgan Cazenove and Numis as well as other leading investment company brokers and fund managers. CMS are also advising new real estate specialist stock exchange, IPSX, on its launch.
Minimum 2PQE to meet the demands of the role and have worked on listed funds transactions .
• Solid academic background
• Have trained and have experience in a leading national or international firm
• A can do approach
• Strong technical ability and knowledge of applicable law and regulation
• An enthusiasm for marketing and business development
• Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to build and maintain client relationships
CMS is an international organisation with market leading businesses throughout Europe, The Middle East, Asia and beyond.
CMS, Nabarro and Olswang have recently combined to create a truly modern, ambitious, sector driven and technology focused firm for the future. Together we are the 6th largest UK law firm (by UK revenue) and the 6th largest law firm globally (by headcount) with outstanding global reach: serving 39 countries across 70 offices.
All 3 firms have very similar values running through them which will ring true after the combination. We work hard to be a truly client-focused law firm. That means not just understanding the unique challenges of every market sector, but also providing a service that’s tailored to the needs of each client. Our partners are hands-on and work hard to get closer to clients with everything from joint training initiatives and advice surgeries to visits and social events. What’s more, our teams have the ideal balance of personality and industry expertise to suit the varied needs of our clients.