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Facts & Figures

  • Established 1999
  • Partners > 1,200
  • Lawyers > 5,000
  • Total staff > 8,000
  • Countries 43
  • Cities present 73
  • Offices 78

About us

Ranked as a top global law firm, CMS is present in 44 countries and boasts 79 offices worldwide. Our 5,000 plus CMS lawyers offer you specialist advice on numerous sectors tailored to your needs, whether in your local market or across multiple jurisdictions.

CMS’ firm in Spain, CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo, employs more than 100 lawyers located in Madrid and Barcelona. It enjoys an excellent reputation as one of Spain’s leading law firms and prides itself on building close working relationships with its clients in order to fully understand their needs and offer innovative solutions in all areas of law.

Client-centric strategy 

Being immersed in the industry sectors our clients operate in is at the heart of what we do. Our business is structured according to the industries our clients work in, providing technically outstanding lawyers who speak your language. 

Moreover, our clients can benefit from added value services such as Law-Now, which provides practical and timely knowledge relevant to your business, as well as webinars providing access to our experts from the comfort of your office.

We are fully aware that it is essential to provide more than just a technically outstanding service. Our clients require and value our pro-active approach, accessibility to our teams, the flexibility and swiftness in the responses we provide and the capacity to align with your interests.
Rafael Suárez de Lezo, chairman partner at CMS Spain
Global vision 

We possess vast local expertise in the many jurisdictions in which we have a presence. Furthermore, CMS has a track record of expanding to meet client needs, moving into countries such as Turkey and Oman to support infrastructure and energy projects.

CMS lawyers are part of organisations such as the CMS Lifesciences Asia-Pacific Network and the African Legal Network. We understand how macro trends, such as the fall in oil price, affect your business and stay on top of the news agenda, regulatory discussions and new legislation. 

Performance driven 

CMS takes pride in standing out as a firm which delivers first-class execution and project management. We deliver results, not just opinions, and work to establish ways in which are clients can be successful. This approach to service delivery is the same everywhere, based on a common training program and a shared understanding of what our clients value.

All CMS lawyers are focused on providing quality advice and quality service. We recruit, value and nurture top talent through regular, independent evaluations, identifying opportunities to make improvements to our services and feeding back to our lawyers as a display of our true client-centric outlook.  

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