With 80 offices in over 40 countries and 5,800+ lawyers worldwide, CMS offers deep local market understanding with a global perspective, giving us the ability see what’s coming and to shape it.
The pace at which the world is changing is staggering and a slowdown is nowhere in sight. Technology is expanding the boundaries of what is possible, opening up new markets, sectors and opportunities. To make the most of these, we provide sound business strategies to clients, supporting to develop and implement them.
We’re immersed in our clients’ worlds. Their interests and priorities are at the heart of what we do. Our lawyers are genuine experts and our next-generation mindset is woven into all we do. We anticipate client challenges and develop innovative solutions.
We’re diverse, supportive and inclusive, and have a culture in which every one of our people, can maximise their potential and thrive.
Culture and Values
It’s all about relationships. Our relationship with you, your relationship with us, and the relationships we have with clients and the communities around us.
We want you to thrive and show your personality. Foster community, work together, listen, be open, and help each other succeed.
Act with purpose and find passion. Strive for progress and embrace challenges. Seek out different ways of thinking and doing.
We value trust over rules.
The typical recruitment process for our programmes is an online application form, critical thinking test, video interview and final stage assessment.
Diversity and Inclusion
CMS place diversity and inclusion at the centre of our culture and at the heart of our business as it makes our firm a more rewarding place to work and a more sustainable business.
Future facing inclusion is our approach to building a culture of trust, respect and inclusion which embraces differences and encourages diversity of people, views and experiences, for the benefit of all.’ - Penelope Warne, The Senior Partner
As a global, future facing law firm diversity and inclusion are not just aspirations for us, they are an imperative. We are committed to fostering a supportive and inclusive culture that encourages authenticity and celebrates all our people and their unique backgrounds.
We are proud of the progress we have already made but diversity and inclusion is always going to be a journey and there will always be scope to get better.