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Facts & Figures

  • Established 1999
  • Partners > 1,100
  • Lawyers > 4,800
  • Total staff > 8,000
  • Countries 43
  • Cities present 71
  • Offices 77

About us

CMS Germany is one of the country’s leading law firms.

More than 600 lawyers, tax advisers and notaries public operate out of eight major German business locations and five international locations. Most recently, CMS opened an office in Hong Kong in 2016. At all our locations, we advise German and international companies and institutions from many different sectors on all aspects of national and international commercial law.

We have long experience of working with corporate legal departments and in-house lawyers. In addition to the required specialist legal knowledge in all areas of commercial law, our lawyers understand the business needs and market-specific requirements of every industry and sector.

CMS advises SMEs and major corporations on all aspects of national and international commercial law. Our strong teams comprise experienced specialists across a wide range of legal areas, making us a partner you can rely on. We are one of the few law firms to possess expertise in all fields relevant to business enterprises, the public sector, high net worth individuals and entrepreneurs.

Digital transformation has profound consequences for the global economy, with the impact already being felt in everyday corporate life and across almost every industry. As an innovative partner with strong digital expertise, CMS can assist you with key issues around the digital economy and its legal implications.

Our success is underpinned by the knowledge and experience of our more than 4,800 lawyers and tax advisers in over 70 offices worldwide. For more information about CMS, our lawyers and our expertise, visit our website at cms.law.