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Facts & Figures

  • Established 1999
  • Partners > 1,100
  • Lawyers > 5,000
  • Total staff > 8,000
  • Countries 45
  • Cities present 74
  • Offices 79

About us

CMS is a Future Facing firm. With more than 75 offices in more than 40 countries and 5,000+ lawyers worldwide, we combine deep local market understanding with a global overview, giving us the ability not only to see what is 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 are immersed in your world. Your interests and priorities are at the heart of what we do. 

We are 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 in Switzerland

As part of the global CMS organisation, CMS von Erlach Partners is one of few international law firms in Switzerland that can offer you both domestic and international advice. We are able to put quickly in place diverse, agile, cross-border teams of experts from all disciplines to serve your needs. No matter the size of your company, which jurisdiction you are based in or the legal challenges and issues you face – you always have our full attention. Our clients profit from our in-depth sector knowledge, our global reach and our ability to anticipate challenges.

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