CMS Intentional LLP

Ranked as a Top 10 Global Law Firm, CMS can work for you in 41 countries and with 73 offices worldwide. 4,500 CMS lawyers offer you business-focused advice tailored to your needs, whether in your local market or across multiple jurisdictions.

With the coming together of CMS, Nabarro and Olswang on 1 May 2017, we have created a new future-facing firm, one that is well equipped to help our clients face the future with confidence.

This means putting our clients’ interests and priorities at the very heart of everything we do. And, in a world of ever-accelerating change, that demands unwavering sector focus combined with quality practice specialism.

Across our six core sectors – Energy, Financial Services, Infrastructure and Project Finance, Lifesciences and Healthcare, Real Estate and Technology, Media and Telecommunications – we don’t just have some of the brightest and most creative legal minds. Our lawyers are fully immersed in the world our clients operate in; genuine experts in their fields, knowledgeable about the issues you currently face, and those that may lie just around the corner.

CMS Intentional LLP Sheffield, UK
11 Feb, 2019
Permanent
About the role Our Defendant Personal Injury and Products team has a reputation for delivering sound timely advice and particular expertise in large-scale litigation, multi-party actions and group actions. Its clients include government, large self-insured corporates and international organisations (non-governmental and commercial).  The team has a costs offering for the Dispute Resolution section of the firm to include civil, commercial and Arbitral claims. We provide costs services including the preparation of costs schedules, budgets (Precedents H and R) and costs budgets for group litigation costs management to the preparation of Bills of Costs, Points of Disputes, and Replies. We appear before the SCCO, in local courts and in Arbitral matters. About you You will have previous costs paralegal/draftsperson experience (minimum 6 months working in costs) with excellent organisational skills and exceptional communication skills; who can interact with Partners and Fee earners. You will also have:  • Client care skills (telephone, email and face to face)  • Excellent time management skills/ability to prioritise conflicting deadlines  • Experience of managing own matters  • Ability to work well in a team  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel About us CMS are delighted to be named Law Firm of the Year at the 2018 British Legal Awards. 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.  
CMS Intentional LLP City of London, London, UK
11 Feb, 2019
Fixed Term Contract
About the role CMS are looking for a Paralegal to provide a professional support service to the Infrastructure, Construction and Energy (ICE) Disputes team. The ICE Disputes team specialises in all forms of dispute management, avoidance and resolution in respect of all matters concerning the built environment, from multi-million pound international arbitrations to fast-paced adjudications. The team is currently ranked as Tier 1 in the Legal 500 and is consistently ranked in the Global Arbitration Review as one of the world’s busiest internal arbitration practices in the energy sphere.  You will be supporting on a specific dispute in the first instance, but with the potential to extend to other cases. Tasks will include: - Assisting with disclosure processes, including reviewing documents and using online document review platforms (such as Relativity). - Checking and collating documents. - Assisting with the preparation of bundles (for the team and for Court/Arbitral hearings). - Legal research. - Proof-reading. This is a 6 months fixed term contract  About you - A degree in Law or Business Law (having completed the LPC or BVC will be an advantage but is not essential). - Previous paralegal experience in an office or legal environment would be beneficial. - Experience of disclosure or the preparation of hearing bundles would be an advantage. - Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, challenging environment to tight deadlines. - Organised, disciplined and thorough with a high degree of attention to detail. - Ability to build relationships with internal team members, barristers and clients.