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Managing Partner: Stephen Millar
Senior Partner: Penelope Warne
Number of partners:
Other fee-earners: 1150
Number of partners:
Other fee-earners: 394

Asset Finance:
Tim Elliott
Banking & Finance: Rita Lowe
Banking Litigation:
Duncan Aldred, Philip Woodfield
Commercial: Iain Stansfield
Construction & Development: Victoria Peckett, David Parton
Consumer Products: Tom Scourfield
Corporate: Charles Currier, Iain Newman
Corporate Finance/IPOs: Jason Harding, Alasdair Steele
Dispute Resolution: Guy Pendell
EU Competition: Cyrus Mehta
Employment: Alison Woods, Melanie Lane
Energy & Utilities: Bob Palmer
Environment: Paul Sheridan
Financial Services & Products:
Paul Edmondson
Funds & Indirect Real assets: Amanda Howard
Health & Safety: Jan Burgess
Hotels & Leisure:
Thomas Page
Joel Barry
Infrastructure & Project Finance:
Paul Smith, Kristy Duane,
Insolvency: Rita Lowe
Insurance & Reinsurance: Ed Foss
Life Sciences & Healthcare: Sarah Hanson, Robert Stephen, Warren Taylor,
Litigation & Arbitration: Jonathan Warne
Pensions: Mark Grant
Planning: Martin Evans
Private Equity: James Grimwood
Product Liability: Shuna Mason
Paul Smith, James Snape
Real Estate: Ciaran Carvalho
Real Estate Disputes: Danielle Drummond-Brassington
Real Estate Finance:
Simon Johnston, Clive Swillman
Tax: Aaron Fairhurst, Stephen Hignett
TMT: Clive Gringras
Transport: Bill Carr

UK OFFICES London, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Reading and Sheffield

CMS OFFICES (AND ASSOCIATED OFFICES) Aberdeen, Algiers, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Barcelona, Beijing, Belgrade, Berlin, Bogota, Bratislava, Bristol, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Casablanca, Cologne, Dubai, Duesseldorf, Edinburgh, Frankfurt, Geneva, Glasgow, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Kyiv, Leipzig, Lima, Lisbon, Ljubljana, London, Luxembourg, Lyon, Madrid, Manchester, Medellin, Mexico City, Milan, Monaco, Moscow, Munich, Muscat, Paris, Podgorica, Prague, Reading, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, Santiago de Chile, Sarajevo, Seville, Shanghai, Sheffield, Singapore, Sofia, Strasbourg, Stuttgart, Tehran, Tirana, Utrecht, Vienna, Warsaw, Zagreb and Zurich.

THE FIRM Founded in 1999, with more than 70 offices in over 40 countries, CMS is one of the most global law firms in the AmLaw Global Top 100. More than 4,500 legal professionals across the world work in sector-based teams and are trained in project management. CMS offers specialist, business-focused advice in law and tax matters to clients operating in complex business and constantly changing regulatory environments. CMS lawyers focus on their clients and on providing the best possible service. From major multinationals and mid-caps to enterprising start-ups, CMS provides the technical rigour, strategic excellence and long-term partnership to keep each client ahead whatever its chosen markets.

CMS is proud to accept market recognition for its performance as a welcome indicator that it provides clients with the highest quality of service and advice. Recent awards include winning in the ‘Innovation in legal expertise: driving value’ category at The Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Awards Europe 2017 and ‘Private Equity Legal Adviser of the Year’ at the Mergermarket European M&A 2017 Awards.

PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK CMS offers a wide range of expertise through nineteen practice area and sector groups, providing advice on local, national and international issues. These expert groups are firmly established across Europe and internationally. Main areas of practice include: banking and finance; commercial; competition and EU; consumer products; corporate; dispute resolution; employment and pensions; energy; hotels and leisure; infrastructure and project finance; insurance and funds; intellectual property; life sciences; private equity; public procurement; real estate and construction; tax; technology, media and telecommunications.


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