Do you have what it takes?

We are looking for tomorrow’s best commercial and legal minds.

We want people who will drive our business forward. You should embrace complex situations, take the initiative and use your common sense to find realistic and commercial solutions.

Law is a people business. A law firm will thrive if it has people who are open and engaging communicators; eager listeners who ask the right questions. Our people need to step inside the shoes of our clients and really understand their individual needs.

Law is also changing. New technology, client demands and market pressures mean that we are looking for new and agile talent that will find better ways of doing things and take the initiative to make things happen. And who will do this in collaboration with their clients and their colleagues.

So, if you are entrepreneurial and have a hunger to learn; if you want to thrive on an international stage, we want to hear from you.

It doesn’t matter whether you’re a law or non-law student, a career changer or already studying the LPC, we welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and at different career stages. But before you apply, make sure you have 128 UCAS points and are expecting a 2:1 class degree (or equivalent), if you don’t have one already.

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Applying to the CMS Academy is simple and straightforward. Even better, you can do it right now.

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CMS Academy programme timeline


September – December 2017 - Meet us on campus to find out more


3 January 2018 - Application deadline


January-March 2018 - Assessment and selection


Spring 2018 - Open Day for successful participants in London


2-6 July 2018 - CMS Academy – Part 1: The Business of Law


9-20 July 2018 - CMS Academy – Part 2: Internship

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