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CMS UK Announcement

In compliance with the guidance set forth by the UK Government and the Health & Safety Executive, CMS has undertaken a COVID-19 risk assessment to ensure its workplaces and operations are COVID-secure.  Affirmation of the completed assessment can be found here. 

The diverse, dynamic and commercial City of London has been home to CMS since 1779. Clients based all over the world, including on our doorstep in the City, work with over 1000 lawyers based in our Cannon Place office.

As an organisation doing business in the UK you will work with the right combination of lawyers from our full service practice. All our lawyers work extensively with international colleagues across CMS and specialise in working within industry sectors from the beginning of their careers.

You will see evidence of this sector expertise throughout the offices at Cannon Place. Designed with our clients front of mind, we believe our offices epitomise the modern law firm that we are, and they provide our visitors with state of the art facilities. You are welcome to work in our variety of meeting spaces, use our meeting room facilities, catch up on news in the sector-themed Tech Hub and make the most of the client services available.

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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Directions

The London office is located above Cannon Street train and underground station. You can access our offices via the main entrance in Cannon Street.

Train

South Eastern rail services operate at Cannon Street station.

Moorgate is a 13 minute walk away.  Liverpool Street, London Bridge and Blackfriars stations are all 15 minutes walk away.

London Underground 

Click here to view the London Underground map. 

Cannon Street station is on the District and Circle lines. When exiting the tube station, turn right and the CMS office is directly in front of you by the entrance to the train station.

City airport

The Docklands Light Railway (DLR) travels from City Airport direct to Bank Underground station.

Click here to view the DLR map.

CMS is located five minutes walk from Bank station.

Heathrow airport

The Heathrow Express train will reach London Paddington in 15 minutes. At London Paddington, take the London Underground and travel on the 'Bakerloo' line to Embankment station. Change to the Eastbound District and Circle lines and travel to Cannon Street station.

Bus

Cannon Street – numbers 4, 11, 15, 17, 23, 76, 100, 172, 521.  

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CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
London
EC4N 6AF
United Kingdom
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