Help us change the face of law

Bring your unique voice, original ideas, dynamic approach, and open attitude to a firm that is facing the future with confidence. We promise to give you every opportunity to maximise your potential.

Who we are

CMS is a future facing firm with over 4,800 lawyers worldwide.

With 70 offices in more than 40 countries, we combine deep local market understanding with a global overview, giving us the ability not only to see what’s coming, but to shape it.

We see ourselves as more than just legal advisors. We’re here to partner with our clients. To not only resolve current issues, but anticipate future challenges and provide innovative solutions to meet these.

Our credentials

  • Ranked as a Top 10 Global Law Firm
  • Times Top 100 Graduate Employer 2019, 2020 & 2021
  • Best Virtual Internship (CMS Academy) – National Undergraduate Awards 2020
  • Law Firm of the Year at the British Legal Awards in 2018
  • Recognised for five consecutive years (2015-20) in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women
  • Legal Business Competition Award 2020
  • British Legal Awards Rising Stars 2020
  • Clean City Platinum Award 2020 (10th win in last 13 years)

Our sectors


“From my first interaction with CMS, I was impressed by how welcoming and supportive the people are and how keen they are for you to get involved.”

Dylan Walter
Trainee Solicitor

Our expertise

Across all our core areas of expertise, our lawyers show the openness, boldness, agility, and dynamism required to deliver future facing advice and insight.

We like to get fully involved in the worlds our clients work in, rather than just watch from the sidelines. It’s an approach that enables us to truly place their interests and priorities at the heart of everything we do.

Innovation

We’re innovators, determined to change the face of law by delivering new solutions that help our clients.

It’s our in-depth knowledge of the areas we work in that makes the difference. Our expertise enables us to anticipate trends, so we can advise and inspire clients whose future success requires lawyers and business partners with the vision, intelligence, and confidence to predict what’s around the corner.

That’s why we look for lawyers with these attributes to train and mentor them to further develop their skills throughout their careers with us.