Are you looking to become part of a fast developing finance team specialising in real estate finance in London?
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
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang is one of the UK's leading law firms. Our finance group is looking for an additional senior finance lawyer to join its real estate finance team. The team acts for a wide variety of domestic and international clients, including financiers, developers, real estate trusts and funds on all aspects of real estate investment financing and development financings and across all sectors including hotels, student accommodation, the private rented sector, offices, retail and logistics.
This opportunity is your chance to become part of this growing practice and fast developing team.
You will work with high profile clients, the opportunity to build upon the existing strong client base and develop successful relationships. The role will include leading and closing transactions with appropriate partner support, drafting and negotiating the finance documentation, supervising junior lawyers and trainees and liaising with colleagues with real estate, construction or tax expertise who will provide the due diligence and other support on those aspects.
Given the complexity of the work we anticipate that candidates will need to have the equivalent of 5+ years' relevant pqe to meet the demands of the role.
CMS is known for its strong client relationships and the successful candidate will have plenty of client contact and will be expected to be good at developing and maintaining close links with clients. Good interpersonal and consultancy skills are also essential.
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.
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