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Ranked as a Top 10 Global Law Firm, CMS is active in 41 countries, with 73 offices worldwide. 4,500 CMS lawyers offer business-focused advice tailored to client needs, whether in a local market or across multiple jurisdictions.

With the coming together of CMS, Nabarro and Olswang on 1 May 2017, CMS have created a new future-facing firm, one that is well equipped to help their clients face the future with confidence.

Across our six core sectors – Energy, Financial Services, Infrastructure and Project Finance, Lifesciences and Healthcare, Real Estate and Technology, Media and Telecommunications - the company's lawyers are fully immersed in the world their clients operate in; genuine experts in their fields, knowledgeable about the issues clients currently face, and those that may lie just around the corner.


Whether a NOC, IOC, independent, electricity company, investor, government or financial institution, or contractor, CMS have the energy specialists to meet all strategic challenges globally. Their multi-disciplinary team has helped shape the legal framework for the oil and gas industry in many jurisdictions and was among the first to advise on industry-shaping reforms such as the historic energy sector restructuring in Mexico. CMS also work on M&A, projects and financings in the oil and gas, power and renewables sectors across the globe. This collective experience means the company can pre-empt and provide answers to the commercial, risk and regulatory issues faced in the energy sector.