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Innovation underlies everything that we do at CMS. In a rapidly changing world, all law firms talk about reinventing legal service delivery, embracing technology and having an innovative culture. We focus on making it real for you, now and in the future.

Our mantra - Is this innovation or technology solving a real problem and generating value for our clients and/or our business? We are not interested in novelty or disruption if it doesn’t delivery results.

Innovation at CMS means offering new high quality services to clients, new ways of delivering and accessing those services and an evolving business structure and global strategy to deliver on those requirements.

We know you want to see more innovation from your law firms and within your own organisation. Our approach cuts through the hype and makes innovation real for you in your day-to-day work and when it matters most.

The sections below give you a clear view of our approach, our culture, and the combination of teams and technologies that drive innovation for you. Wherever we can, we’ve also included real world successes to show how we’ve worked collaboratively with clients to find innovative ways of solving legal challenges in practice.

If you’re looking for accessible, practical innovation that brings real value to your business, team or legal operations, please get in touch.

How we help our clients innovate

We know that not all in-house teams have the time to keep up with the fast-paced legal tech landscape or have a working strategy to reinvent their team for the digital age. That is why, we also offer our clients legal operations expertise and consult on the transformation of their teams and technology stack.

Online services

In today's fast-paced business environment, you need to stay up to date on the latest industry regulation to anticipate and handle any potential issues that could impact your business. Through our online services, we offer you access to relevant legal know-how, quickly and easily.

We have built out a variety of Apps to support your specific legal needs. Many of our clients are now mobile first so we strive to deliver “just in time” advice in a channel that suits them. 

CMS offers a wide spectrum of portals and platforms for clients, some bespoke and others sector or jurisdiction specific. Let us know if you would like to know more about accessing any of them or co-creating something new. 

Our Smart Services are designed to provide clients with flexible and efficient support. We have developed various tools which allow us to tackle complex matters in a cost-effective way while maintaining the highest quality standards.

Transforming service delivery

No matter what your legal, regulatory or business challenge, we will tailor our approach to your particular needs, drawing on the skills, knowledge and intellect of our market-leading lawyers, combined with the perfect mix of talent from the following teams.

This offers you the flexibility and skills sets you need, whatever your requirements, in a single package.

Developing an innovative culture

At CMS, Innovation is not just a buzzword, we are committed to bringing Innovation to life across all our member firms and markets. However we know that one size doesn’t fit all. 

New technology is nothing without the right people, process and knowledge. It rarely sits successfully on the status quo which is why we constantly challenge ourselves to really listen to you and then look again at every element of the service we provide. You want value, certainty and excellence  - so what can we do better?

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