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CMS Emergency Response Support Line

Any incident.  Any time. 

CMS' dedicated response team is available 24 hours a day to help clients to limit their exposure following an emergency incident.  


           Call us 24/7 on: +44 (0)333 20 21 010


Every emergency situation demands the rapid deployment of co-ordinated, specialist resources to mitigate the potential cost, losses, fines and reputational damage such incidents can incur. Our approach is end-to-end, streamlined and unified, from first approach by telephone or email, identification of the nature of the issue, deployment of the right specialist people in the right location to advising on the possible courses of action and dealing with regulators, other parties and the courts.

Our specialist teams can assist you with:

Brexit Rapid ResponseHelping your business address urgent, unforeseen legal and reputational disruption caused by the end of the Brexit transition period.

Cyber breaches

Managing and coordinating data subject notification, ICO and other regulatory notifications, as well as providing extortion and blackmail support and liaising with criminal authorities. Please contact the CMS cyber-breach team via email.

Dawn raids

Providing fully resourced legal and technical support to deal with raids across multiple sites from a range of regulatory authorities including the CMA, SFO, FCA and HMRC.

Emergency injunctions

Obtaining, enforcing and protecting against injunctions to safeguard against imminent threats. 


Managing accusations of workplace harassment, internal investigations and whistleblowing complaints.

Environmental incidents

Advising on disaster management, regulatory investigations, enforcement notices and undertakings for minor and major incidents.

Health and safety incidents

Identifying remedial measures following a serious incident in a workplace including near misses, fatalities, fires and explosions and crushing incidents.

Reputation management

Mitigating against damage to your integrity, with in-depth knowledge of print, broadcast and online newsrooms.

White collar investigations

Advising on all types of ethics and compliance breaches, including fraud, money laundering, false accounting and corruption issues across multiple jurisdictions.