Commercial Litigation Associate/Senior Associate

  • CMS
  • Edinburgh
  • May 28, 2021

Job Description

Excellent opportunity to join our Band 1 ranked litigation team in Scotland.

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

Our highly respected litigation team in Scotland is market leading, acting in Scottish, English and international disputes. The team has a broad scope, with significant cross-border expertise and deep knowledge of key sectors, including energy, real estate and financial services. The team also specialises in class action, cyber and property disputes.

The work will be varied and span a broad spectrum of commercial disputes. You will gain both national and international exposure, as well as experience advising at all stages of the dispute resolution process.
The client list is impressive, numbering many blue-chip international businesses and there is significant client contact throughout the role.

About You

As a growing team, we have a number of roles available. Ideally, you will have experience in our key sectors and specialisms but broader litigation experience will also be considered. You should be versatile, comfortable engaging with large flagship clients and have a desire to help drive the practice forward. We are ideally looking for lawyers with 3PQE+ with broad disputes experience from a strong practice.

We are interested in candidates from both local market and relocators to Scotland.

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.