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Regarded as a highly capable global practice, CMS provides a comprehensive service to international clients in areas such as M&A, dispute resolution, and banking and finance. The sector-oriented London team exhibits real strength advising clients from the energy, insurance, technology and life sciences spaces. Cross-border mandates are often coordinated from the UK, but the firm also stands out for its excellent network of offices throughout continental Europe, which is strengthened by its presence in Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Its international disputes offering comprises a variety of commercial litigation, including breach of warranty claims. The London office also houses a strong real estate team well-equipped to represent its client base of developers, private equity funds and overseas investors. The London team is additionally experienced in international arbitration, particularly within the construction sector. The firm's comprehensive global footprint renders it a solid choice for clients engaging in multi-jurisdictional disputes.
One client praises the firm for its support on matters involving the Asia-Pacific region: "CMS help us to reach out to contacts in Asia, they are absolutely wonderful."
Referring to a matter involving Turkey, another source adds: "They are outstanding. I would recommend them in a heartbeat. I cannot think of a time they didn't produce top-quality work."