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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

With more than 70 offices in over 40 countries and 4,800+ lawyers worldwide, CMS offers deep local market understanding with a global perspective.

Recognised for its professionalism and proficiency CMS is a law firm that builds long-term relationships based on trust and transparency. We provide, in a transversal and coordinated way, excellence sustainable solutions with a future facing approach, which enables us to anticipate different challenges.

We provide legal advice, with a business vision that supports our Clients in their markets, guaranteeing the fulfilment of their goals. We are Client-centric and offer high quality services and a unique view of the world.

Our mission is to foster long-lasting relationships of trust with our Clients and partners, combining simultaneously tradition and modernity, with experience and innovation and knowledge and creativity.
José Luís Arnaut, Managing Partner, CMS Portugal

Law . Tax . Future

Law . Tax . Future is our signature that reflects sour experience in the legal field and our focus on the future.

Future Facing is our positioning, an attitude and a way of being. It is the motto that guides everything we do - from the way we work with our Clients to the way we collaborate internally and how we innovate.