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Executive Team: Pierre-Sébastien Thill (Chairman), Duncan Weston, Matthias Lichtblau
Number of partners worldwide: ca. 1,100
Number of lawyers worldwide: ca. 4,800

Firm Overview:
CMS is a full-service top 10 international law firm, based on the number of lawyers (according to Am Law Global 100). With 70+ offices in 40+ countries across the world, employing over 4,800 lawyers, CMS has longstanding expertise both at advising in its local jurisdictions and across borders. CMS offers specialist, business-focused advice in law and tax matters to clients operating in complex business and constantly changing regulatory environments.
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.
For information on recent work, member firms, publications and full contact details please visit:

Main Areas of Practice:
CMS offers a wide range of expertise through 19 practice area and sector groups, providing advice on local, national and international issues. These expert groups are firmly established across CMS.
■ Banking & Finance
■ Commercial
■ Competition & EU
■ Consumer Products
■ Corporate/M&A
■ Dispute Resolution
■ Employment & Pensions
■ Energy
■ Funds
■ Hotels & Leisure
■ Infrastructure & Projects
■ Insurance
■ Intellectual Property
■ Life Sciences & Healthcare
■ Private Equity
■ Public Procurement
■ Real Estate & Construction
■ Tax
■ Technology, Media & Communications

CMS Member Firms:
■ CMS Adonnino Ascoli & Cavasola Scamoni (Italy)
■ CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo (Spain)
■ CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre (France)
■ CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang (UK)
■ CMS Carey & Allende (Chile)
■ CMS Daly Inamdar Advocates (Kenya)
■ CMS DeBacker (Belgium)
■ CMS Derks Star Busmann (Netherlands)
■ CMS von Erlach Poncet (Switzerland)
■ CMS Grau (Peru)
■ CMS Hasche Sigle (Germany)
■ CMS Pasquier Ciulla & Marquet (Monaco)
■ CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz (Austria)
■ CMS RM Partners (South Africa)
■ CMS Rodríguez-Azuero (Colombia)
■ CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut (Portugal)
■ CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow (Mexico)


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