Corporate Finance 3-4PQE

Hong Kong
03 May 2018
02 Jun 2018
Natalie Koenig
Practice Area
Experience / PQE
PQE 1 - 3 years, PQE 3 - 6 years
Contract Type

We are looking for a bright and commercially focused Associate to join our highly regarded Corporate Finance team.

About the role

CMS's international focus means that you will have the opportunity for cross border work and international transactions across key industry sectors and key client contact.
You will be responsible for a variety of work in a broad based role including;
Mergers and Acquisitions and compliance with the Hong Kong Listing Rules
Involvement in marketing events

About you

You will 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

To meet the needs of the role, you will have an appropriate level of post qualification experience (we anticipate a minimum of 4-5 PQE) in a leading law firm.

The ability to communicate succinctly with clients is a must

Hong Kong qualified lawyer

Speak fluent Mandarin and able to write in Chinese a must

Familiar with the Hong Kong Listing Rules and Takeover Code a must.

Ability to work with minimal supervision.

About us

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 Stefanie Hall, Recruitment Advisor, 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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