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Awards

A reward for continuous investment

CMS strives to deliver the best possible service … that goes without saying. But don't just take our word for it, see what the independent, awarding experts have to say after careful examination of what we have to offer. To this end, we are very proud to list a series of awards that CMS Belgium has received in recent years, not to boast, but to show that guaranteeing the best service in the industry is a pledge we take seriously.

2017:

Trends Legal Awards
"Best practices in HR": with the award, the jury wanted to highlight our innovative and committed HR policy, our investment in the personal development of our lawyers, the opportunities for internal promotion, our proactive policy of gender equality and diversity and our belief in a healthy work-life balance.

2013:

Chambers Europe Awards 2013
CMS was singled out with a Client Service Award at the Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence held in London.

2012:

Corporate INTL Global Award
CMS has been successfully chosen as the winner of the 2012 Corporate Intl Magazine Global Award for the following categories:
"Employment Law, Firm of the Year in Belgium"
"Insolvency Law Firm of the Year in Belgium"

Belgian Legal Awards
"2012 Managing Partner of the Year"

Legal 500

 

2011:

Belgian Legal Awards
"Environment, Energy, and Regulatory Team"
CMS won Environment, Energy & Regulatory Team of the Year at the Belgian Legal Awards on 24 March 2011. There was fierce competition for the award, with 13 other firms contending for the prize.

Corporate INTL Global Award
Corporate INTL recognized CMS DeBacker as the “Best full service Law Firm” in Belgium.

Legal 500

Trends Gazelles
CMS was distinguished as a “Trends gazelle” in 2009, 2010 and in 2011. Every year Belgium’s leading business magazine Trends/Trends tendances nominates the strongest growing Belgian businesses - the Gazelles.

Ecolabel

2010:

2010
Belgian Legal Awards
"Best LawFirm to work for"
We have a low staff and lawyer rotation because people enjoy the atmosphere and the friendliness of a firm which invests in them. Clients appreciate this as motivated legal teams and staff usually do a better job. This is probably why, in 2009 and 2010, CMS was recognized as “Best Law Firm to Work For” at the Belgian Legal Awards.

Corporate INTL Legal Award
"Best Firm in Public Procurement"
"Best Firm in Insolvency"

Trends Gazelles
CMS was distinguished as a “Trends gazelle” in 2009, 2010 and in 2011. Every year Belgium’s leading business magazine Trends/Trends tendances nominates the strongest growing Belgian businesses - the Gazelles.