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Facts & Figures

  • Established 1999
  • Partners > 1,100
  • Lawyers > 5,000
  • Total staff > 8,000
  • Countries 43
  • Cities present 70
  • Offices 76

About us

Changing the face of law. CMS is a Future Facing firm. 

With more than 70 offices in more than 40 countries and 4,800+ lawyers worldwide, we combine deep local market understanding with a global overview, giving us the ability not only to see what’s coming, but to shape it.

In a world of ever-accelerating change where technology is increasingly important in the deployment of global strategies, our clear, business-focused advice helps clients of every size to face the future with confidence.

We’re immersed in your world. Your interests and priorities are at the heart of what we do. Our lawyers are genuine experts in their fields, with a grasp of detail that’s second to none.

Our next-generation mindset is woven into all we do. It means we can anticipate the likely challenges, accelerate our pace and create the space to develop innovative solutions. We’re diverse, supportive and inclusive, embracing our corporate social responsibility and creating a culture in which every one of our people, can maximise their potential and thrive.

CMS Sofia was established in 2005 and is the largest international law firm on the local market. We have a highly experienced team of more than 30 qualified international and Bulgarian lawyers who are experts in corporate, banking and finance, energy, real estate and construction, commercial, tax, litigation and alternative dispute resolution. Our firm is top ranked in the world’s most renowned legal directories: Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and IFLR1000.

You will have access to a full service advisory team with the right expertise and experience to serve your local needs as well as manage your cross-border projects and assignments. We are familiar with the day-to-day challenges in-house legal departments face. Our practice and sector group matrix enables us to develop comprehensive understanding of our clients’ businesses and markets and to constantly deliver sound and commercially viable advice. We know the law and we know your business. This combination enables us to provide you with timely and practical advice.