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Recognised Global Corporate and M&A Lawyers

Experts in cross-border Corporate and M&A advice. Local expertise and global perspective

CMS does more deals in Europe than any other law firm and has the global footprint to connect the dots anywhere in the world. 

Over 1,400 Corporate/M&A experts collaborate across 45 countries globally to create a one-stop shop with seamless advice for multijurisdictional transactions. Our team excels in every aspect of our service by focusing on clear, practical advice that makes the difference.

Only outstanding lawyers, who think and act beyond their traditional role can advise you in a way to secure the competitive edge needed in an ever-changing business environment.

We recruit lawyers with top quality legal training and make it our priority to continuously provide them with the training and resources needed to stay on top of the trends so they are always equipped to best advise you. Our lawyers develop sector-specific expertise through training and experience to ensure our advice is in line with your sectoral specifications. Our cross-border teams consist of experts from all practice areas and sectors bringing a winning combination of brilliant local expertise and global perspective.

Over 1,400 Corporate/M&A experts collaborate across 45 countries globally to create a one-stop shop with seamless service for multijurisdictional transactions. CMS Corporate and M&A lawyers are recognised by Chambers and Legal 500 as top practitioners, and our clients evaluate our people as 'very client-oriented and quick', 'very pragmatic and experienced' and appreciate that 'the combined experience of the team had all the components we needed'.

Future Facing, Bold, Dynamic and Agile, we are the Leading Relationship Law Firm.

Reach out to our Corporate/M&A specialists for national and international aspects in the following areas: Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate governance, International Corporate Reorganisations, Public takeovers, Restructuring and Insolvency, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Equity Capital Markets, Post Merger Integration, IPOs, Corporate Advice.

Stefan Brunnschweiler
Stefan Brunnschweiler, LL.M.
Managing Partner
Switzerland, Zurich
Stefan Brunnschweiler is the managing partner of CMS Switzerland and heads the CMS Corporate/M&A Practice Area Group Switzerland. He was named one of the top 10 lawyers in Switzerland in the edition of...
Louise Wallace
Louise Wallace
Head of the CMS Corporate/M&A Group
United Kingdom, London
Louise Wallace has been a partner in the Corporate Team since 1997 and is a member of CMS’ Executive Committee. She covers all aspects of M&A, private equity, corporate finance, takeovers, joint ventures...
Duncan Weston
Duncan Weston
CMS Executive Partner
Germany, Frankfurt
Duncan has 25 years of experience in managing professional service firms and he is currently the Executive Partner of CMS. CMS is one of the top 10 global elite firms providing law and tax services worldwide...