Ranked as a Top 10 Global Law Firm, CMS is based in 40+ countries and 70+ offices worldwide. 4,800 CMS lawyers offer business-focused advice tailored to our client’s needs, whether in their local market or across multiple jurisdictions.
We are a future-facing law firm, well-equipped to help our clients confront challenges and seize opportunities with confidence. This means putting our clients’ interests and priorities at the very heart of everything we do. Our seamless approach across all our offices is based on high quality and consistent training and a shared understanding of what our clients value.
In a world of ever-accelerating change, being client-centric demands sector excellence and focus. We have some of the brightest and most creative legal minds around and we lead the market across our eight key sectors – consumer products; energy; financial services; hotels and leisure; infrastructure and project finance; life sciences and healthcare; real estate; and technology, media and telecommunications. Building our firm around sectors is a key part of our strategy. It ensures our legal expertise is matched by real-world knowledge of the particular markets in which our clients operate. It means clients get lawyers who talk their language.
Our award-winning healthcare team has been advising this sector for more than 20 years. Our cross disciplinary team of over 100 lawyers are specialists across the whole business life cycle – from structuring and acquisition, through to planning, financing, development, management and ultimately sale. This experience has given us an in-depth understanding of the technical and commercial issues that arise on transactions in the sector so that we can advise clients in a commercial and pragmatic way to ensure the best and most efficient outcome.