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CMS Commercial Law Group: an overview


At CMS we pride ourselves on putting the needs and wants of our clients first.

With over 3,000 lawyers, across 59 offices, CMS is a truly international law firm and we have a great understanding of the cultural and business variations that apply across the territories that we cover.

Our CMS Commercial Law Group is dedicated to providing support to our clients across all areas of business: whether it’s advice on day to day matters such as standard contracts or more strategic projects such as outsourcing.

Our clients benefit from:

  • Global reach with local insight – our Commercial Law Group is among the largest in the world with over 350 lawyers in 59 offices across 33 countries. Our commercial lawyers have truly international experience combined with profound local insight. We are therefore exceptionally well placed to advise on multi-jurisdictional commercial arrangements requiring local services and other specialist expertise.
  • A market leading industry sector focused approach – we believe a strong understanding of the industries in which our clients operate is crucial when it comes to providing effective commercial advice. That is why we organise our business along sector lines. We bring together individuals from all practice areas to focus on a particular business sector. This allows us to understand the specific commercial issues you face in your industry.
  • Coordinated services between our offices – we have a consistent track record in advising the world’s largest and innovative clients on market-changing business transactions core to their business practices. We ensure clients can implement projects and initiatives and receive joined up advice regardless of jurisdiction.
CMS Commercial Law Group: an overview
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