Newly merged CMS are certainly the future facing law! This is your chance to join our band 1 real estate team.
About the role
Working as part of the leading Real Estate practice group which spans over multiple offices you will experience a wide range of Real Estate transactions, advising investors, developers and occupiers, as well as property related joint ventures, limited partnerships and unit trusts for both investment and development projects. Our client-focussed approach means you would be working with a number of different colleagues, gaining exposure to a wide variety of transactions, rather than specialising in a particular aspect of real estate.
You will regularly deal with £multi-million transactions and act for some of the largest property owners and developers in the country. You will advise on all aspects of real estate business including major retail, industrial, mixed use and office developments, property financing commercial landlord and tenant matters and, portfolio acquisitions and disposals.
The ideal candidate will:
Be a qualified solicitor 1-4PQE.
Be able to demonstrate an interest in, and enthusiasm for, the commercial property industry.
Have excellent written and oral communication skills.
Have gained excellent relevant experience from a recognised real estate department of a major or medium sized city firm.
Have relevant experience in dealing with transactions structured through corporate and offshore vehicles will be an advantage but is not essential.
Will in addition, candidates should have a strong academic background, the ambition to succeed and commitment to business development and client relationship management.
Be commercially orientated with good business acumen and a commitment to innovation.
Have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Be well-organised with strong administration and time management skills and the ability and drive to meet demanding deadlines.
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.
We welcome and promote diversity among our staff and we are committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all aspects of employment practice.