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Aberdeen

Aberdeen is the capital of Europe’s offshore energy industry. Our Aberdeen office has been an important part of the oil & gas industry for over 20 years and is a full service law office. We have over 40 lawyers advising on energy, real estate, corporate, employment, banking, and commercial matters.

CMS in Scotland has won numerous awards including Legal 500 Scotland Law Firm of the Year, Scottish Business Insider Legal Advisor of the Year as well as Real Estate Team of the Year– all testament to the quality of our people and our relationships with our clients.

Your team in Aberdeen, many of whom have worked in house, will leverage the strength of CMS’s other national and international offices to deliver comprehensive solutions for your matter.

If you would like more information about our services, please come and visit us, reach out via our online contact form or give us a call.

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Location

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
6 Queens Road
Aberdeen
AB15 4ZT
United Kingdom
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Directions

From the Airport

Aberdeen Airport, Dyce, is located 7 miles from the office. 

  • Bus – buses depart from outside the terminal building taking you to directly into the city centre. The journey takes approx. 30 minutes.
  • Taxi – the journey takes approx. 20 minutes and costs approx £20.

By car

If you are travelling by car, please enter postcode AB15 4ZT into your satnav for directions to the office.  There is limited parking available on site.

By train

Aberdeen train station is located 2 miles from the office. 

  • Taxi – the journey takes approx. 10 minutes and costs approx. £8.

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