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Facts & Figures

  • Established 1999
  • Partners > 1,200
  • Lawyers > 5,000
  • Total staff > 8,000
  • Countries 43
  • Cities present 73
  • Offices 78

About us

CMS is a Future Facing firm. With more than 70 offices in more than 40 countries and 5,000+ lawyers worldwide, we combine deep local market understanding with a global perspective. We are focused on building strong relationships with our clients, our people, our industry sectors and wider communities. As a Future Facing firm we take a bold, dynamic and agile approach to help clients of every size face the future with confidence.

About CMS Kluge

CMS Kluge is a Norwegian full-service provider of legal services, with three offices covering the key business hubs of Oslo, Stavanger and Bergen. Kluge was established in Stavanger in 1923 and has been a story of continued growth ever since. We are the preferred adviser and discussion partner for many of the most important players in our selected markets, and have a solid international network.

CMS Kluge has a strong position within the energy, construction, infrastructure and public sectors. By joining CMS in 2021, Kluge has further strengthened our international capabilities. Areas of expertise is corporate/M&A, funds, private equity, energy and climate change, commercial, technology, media and communications, real estate, construction, infrastructure and projects, banking and finance, insurance, restructuring and insolvency, dispute resolution, employment, antitrust, competition and trade, public procurement, intellectual property, life sciences and healthcare, ESG and tax. 

CMS Kluge adds value to our clients by combining a sector approach, deep industry insight and our high quality legal qualifications to each and every matter. We are a long term business partner to our clients, with an immense depth of understanding of the sectors in which we operate.

We have a solid reputation in the Norwegian market with highly qualified lawyers and is recognized by Chambers and Legal 500 with top rankings within all our focus areas. We were recently ranked as the third most attractive law firm amongst Norwegian law students.

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