Associates / Senior Associates - Real Estate

29 Jun 2018
29 Jul 2018
Claire Keen
Practice Area
Property / Real Estate
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent
Our award winning Real Estate team has a number of opportunities due to the growth of our Bristol office.

About the role

Working as part of this leading European Real Estate team which spans multiple jurisdictions you will experience a range of real estate transactions with a particular focus on investment, development and/or energy related work.

You will regularly deal with £multi-million pounds transactions and act for some of the largest investors in the country. The CMS Real Estate team not only advises on all of the traditional real estate asset classes but also is known for its leading role in a number of the more recent alternative real estate asset classes including student accommodation, hotels and leisure, renewable energy and infrastructure.

About you

Successful candidates will:

Have gained excellent relevant experience from a recognised real estate department of a major or medium sized firm

Be a qualified solicitor of any level of PQE

For candidates with 2+PQE, have significant experience in investment, development or energy related real estate work
Be able to demonstrate an interest in, and enthusiasm for, the commercial property industry
Have excellent written and oral communication skills
Have a strong academic background

Demonstrate 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

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. If you have any queries, please contact Claire Keen, Recruitment Advisor.

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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