Oil and Gas Associate (NQ - 4PQE) - Aberdeen or London
With the upturn in the oil and gas sector the market-leading oil and gas team at CMS is now looking to grow strongly in the UK (in both Aberdeen and London, where we are the only firm ranked Band 1 in each of those directories in both locations) at junior and mid associate levels.About the role Recognised as "by far the best firm in the energy sector" with a network of international offices, our dynamic team is highly rated and is continuing to expand. Highly ranked by both Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners "Clients describe the team's working style as efficient, friendly and responsive." As a member of the UK oil and gas team you will work on a broad range of complex, high value, and high profile M&A transactional and projects work for top tier clients within the oil and gas sector (upstream midstream and downstream) across the UKCS and internationally. About you
- England &Wales or Scotland qualified lawyer
- Relevant legal training and qualifications
- Strong interest in and experience of transactional work in the oil and gas sector both in the UKCS and internationally
- NQ-4 years pqe in international law firms or in-house within the UK or other oil and gas legal centres
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").
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If you are interested please apply online. If you have any queries, please contact Phoebe Napier, Recruitment Advisor.
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