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CMS, China ranks in ten practice areas in Legal 500 Asia Pacific


We are pleased to announce that CMS, China has been ranked and recommended in ten areas in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 edition. We continue to be recognised in the areas of Antitrust and competition, Corporate and M&A, Healthcare and life sciences, Intellectual property, Labour and employment, Real estate and construction, Regulatory and compliance, Tax and TMT. Besides, we are also ranked in the new area Data protection in the 2021 edition.

In addition, our partner, counsel and associate from Shanghai and Beijing Offices have been recognised in their respective practice areas.

The Legal 500 has been analysing the capabilities of law firms across the world, with a comprehensive research programme revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market. The research for the ranking is based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have unrivalled experience in the legal market.

Below is the complete list of CMS, China’s rankings with selected comments from clients in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 edition.

‑ Antitrust and competition: foreign firms

‑ Corporate and M&A: foreign firms

Comment in the edition:

‘‘The team is familiar with clients’ business and has legal experts in multiple fields, which ensures the quality, speed and appropriate cost levels of its legal services, as well as effectiveness and efficiency.”

“Ulrike Glueck is an outstanding collaborator in this area, especially in Sino-German/Sino-Europe business. Her deep understanding of cross-jurisdictional business helps clients achieve their maximum business goals.”

‑ Data protection: foreign firms

   Leading Individual: Ulrike Glueck

‑ Healthcare and life sciences: foreign firms

   Leading Individual: Nick Beckett

‑ Intellectual property: foreign firms

   Leading Individual: Nick Beckett

‑ Labour and employment: foreign firms

‑ Real estate and construction: foreign firms

   Rising Star: Sarah Wang

‑ Regulatory and compliance: foreign firms

‑ TMT: foreign firms

‑ Tax: foreign firms

   Rising Star: Gilbert Shen

The highly recognised ranking showcases the leading position of CMS, China in the legal market in Asia Pacific and also reflects clients' recognitions with our services.

To learn more or if you have any questions, please contact Maggie Zhu.