Our award-winning pensions team is experienced in advising trustees and employers on all aspects of defined benefit and defined contribution pension schemes. We also have considerable experience advising on group pensions, insurance products (including buy-in and buy-out arrangements), longevity products and other structures.
With leading practices in the UK's two biggest financial services centres, London and Edinburgh, our FS Regulation team combines wholesale and retail, contentious and non-contentious expertise across banking, insurance, asset management and financial intermediation.
Our dedicated Capital Markets and Derivatives team offers a wide range of transactional and advisory services for all aspects of capital markets, derivatives, structured products and structured finance transactions.
Our Risk Transactions team is a specialist, multi-disciplinary team devoted to transactions in the domestic and international risk transfer market.
We are looking for a Paralegal who is keen to provide support to a number of lawyers across these disciplines in our London office.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
- Document reviewing, checking and collating
- Assisting with file opening procedures
- Undertaking legal research
- Drafting deeds of appointment & removal as well as deeds of amendment and collating execution copies
- Drafting letters to clients
- Proof reading
- Providing support to a wide range of marketing initiatives
- Involvement with the billing process including writing bill narratives
- Administrative support as required
- Provide administrative support to our internal Know How portal
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 Tahira Choudhry, 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.