Infrastructure, Construction and Energy Associate 3-5PQE
We are seeking Associates to join the Infrastructure, Construction and Energy team in Manchester. The Infrastructure, Construction and Energy group brings together an experienced team of over 50 lawyers including 16 Partners. Post merger this team structure will increase. The team consists of well-respected practitioners with experience of working on major infrastructure, construction and energy projects across the UK, Europe and increasingly the Middle East and South East Asia supporting the firm's offices in Dubai and Singapore. About the role The role presents the opportunity to do high quality, non-contentious construction work across the infrastructure, construction and energy sectors. First class legal skills and international growth are very important in this team and the successful candidate can be assured of the opportunity of working with leading practitioners and enhancing their skills. About you The successful candidate will have gained excellent relevant experience within a respected construction practice. In addition, candidates should have a strong academic background, strong communication skills, the ambition to succeed and commitment to business development and client relationship management. About us On the 1st May 2017, CMS, Nabarro and Olswang are combining to create a truly modern, ambitious, sector driven and technology focused firm for the future. Together we will be the 6th largest UK law firm (by UK revenue) and the 6th largest law firm globally (by headcount) with outstanding global reach: serving 36 countries across 65 offices. The new firm will be headquartered in the City of London with UK offices in Aberdeen, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Reading and Sheffield. All 3 firms have very similar values running through them which will ring true after the combination. We work hard to be a truly client-focused law firm. That means not just understanding the unique challenges of every market sector, but also providing a service that's tailored to the needs of each client. Our partners are hands-on and work hard to get closer to clients with everything from joint training initiatives and advice surgeries to visits and social events. What's more, our teams have the ideal balance of personality and industry expertise to suit the varied needs of our clients. Equal opportunities We welcome and promote diversity among our staff and we are committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all aspects of employment practice. If you are interested please apply online or contact Natalie Koenig, Senior Recruitment Officer, for more information.