Capital Markets, 2 yrs PQE +

  • CMS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Jun 03, 2017
Full time Banking Capital Markets - Equity Capital Markets - Debt Derivatives Structured Finance

Job Description

The law is changing at an ever increasing pace never more so than in the finance sector. This is your chance to join a leading Capital Markets and Derivatives team.


About the role


We have an extremely strong and enviable client base which includes leading investment banks, clearing banks and asset and investment managers, as well as a large variety of institutional and corporate clients, trustees and pension schemes. The team forms a part of CMS’s International Capital Markets practice comprising more than 100 lawyers across multiple jurisdictions.
We have a strong reputation for quality work and a client centric approach and these are attributes we look for in all our associates.
The Capital Markets team is very collegiate and collaborative. Our team offers a wide range of challenging work. We are an entrepreneurial and flexible team looking for proactive top-talent. 


About you


You will be an ambitious and talented securitisation, derivatives or structured products lawyer looking to join a market leading team based in London.

To meet the demands of this role you will be;

• 2+PQE

• Able to build and maintain strong client relationships

• You must have excellent drafting skills and the ability to translate legal theory into practical advice

• Due to the role being client facing you will need to have sound judgment and good interpersonal and consultancy skills

• International experience would be an advantage

• Excellent presentation and marketing skills 



About us 


CMS is an international organisation with market leading businesses throughout Europe, The Middle East, Asia and beyond.


On the 1st May 2017, CMS, Nabarro and Olswang are combining to create a truly modern, ambitious, sector driven and technology focused firm for the future.  Together we will be 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.


The new firm will be headquartered in the City of London with UK offices in Aberdeen, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Reading and Sheffield.


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. 


Equal opportunities


We welcome and promote diversity among our staff and we are committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all aspects of employment practice.