Associate - Senior Associate, Oil & Gas 4+ PQE

  • CMS
  • Aberdeen
  • Jul 15, 2021

Job Description

The market-leading Energy Group at CMS is looking to bring in an ambitious Associate to be part of the future facing Energy and Oil & Gas Team in Aberdeen.

About CMS

CMS is a Future Facing firm. With 75 offices in 43 countries and 4,800+ lawyers worldwide, we combine deep sector understanding with a global overview, giving us the ability not only to see what's coming, but to shape it.

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. Our bold approach to a changing future ensures that we nurture our employees and recruit top talent.

About the Role

The oil and gas industry is a challenging but exciting sector that continues to impact the world we live in. Industry players have a leading role in helping the UK meet its net zero ambitions.
CMS has the largest UK-based team dedicated to this industry, providing local expertise with a global perspective to clients around the world on all aspects of the industry; upstream, downstream, CCUS and wider energy transition, LNG, platforms, pipelines, FPSOs, shipping and transportation, gas storage, supply chain management, decommissioning, M&A and financing included.

As a member of this market leading team you will work on a broad range of complex, high value, and high profile M&A transactional, projects and supply chain work for top tier clients across the UKCS and internationally working closely with many household names in the energy sector.

About You

We are looking for candidates with a next generation mind-set. We take a different approach for a changing future which means we are open to candidates with strong backgrounds in corporate or commercial contracts, as well as those with Oil & Gas experience. We invest in our Associates and provide a supportive, friendly environment in which to grow.

Candidates will:
* be legally qualified in the UK, Scotland or other common law jurisdiction, such as Australia or New Zealand
* ideally have experience of transactional, projects and/or supply chain work in the oil and gas sector in the UKCS and/or internationally, or a demonstratable interest in the industry
* have strong commercial acumen and enthusiasm for business development
* be committed to making a name for themselves within the industry

Equal Opportunities

At CMS, a next-generation mindset is woven into all we do. We're diverse, supportive and inclusive, embracing our corporate social responsibility and creating a culture of sustainability in which every one of our people, whatever their background, can maximise their potential and thrive.

For further information about CMS' diversity initiatives and programmes, please click here to view the diversity pages on our website.

Please apply online or contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions. For information regarding our competitive range of benefits please visit our Rewards & Benefits page on our website.

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.