CMS Germany

With more than 600 lawyers and tax advisors, CMS is one of Germany’s leading commercial law firms.

In addition to their technical expertise, our lawyers and tax advisors have an in-depth understanding of the commercial and market-specific features of the regions and sectors in which our clients operate. We support clients wherever external specialist knowledge is required or additional capacity is needed to provide a company with legal certainty in its day-to-day operations or bring a specific project to a successful conclusion. In doing so, we aim to ensure a collaborative relationship be-tween client and legal advisor at all times.

CMS advises SMEs and major corporations throughout Germany on all aspects of national and international commercial law. Our strong teams of experienced specialists from a wide range of legal fields make us a partner you can rely on. We are one of the few commercial law firms to possess expertise in all areas relevant to business enterprises, the public sector and private clients.

Companies are increasingly seeing digital transformation as an opportunity and reinventing their processes for the digital age. As an innovative partner with strong digital understanding, CMS is ideally placed to assist and support you with key issues around the digital economy and its legal implications.

Across Germany, CMS has deep roots in eight major business locations. It also has close relationships with the other law firms in the CMS network going back many years. Our knowledge and experience are supported by more than 4,800 lawyers and tax advisors in more than 70 offices worldwide.

Recent Firm News & Legal Updates

Legal Update
Pursuant to the German Federal Network Agency, so far, no network congestion has been reported in Germany as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. To this end, the Federal Network Agency has developed a guideline for the telecom industry containing solutions for permissible traffic management.
Legal Update
With its Recommendation of 8 April 2020 on steps and measures to develop a common approach to the use of mobile applications and mobile data to avoid the further spread of COVID-19, the European Commission has envisaged a toolbox for Member States to create a pan-European framework.
Legal Update

In the context of its activities to mitigate the consequences of the corona pandemic on March 27, 2020 the German legislator has enacted a law for statutory deferment and protection against dismissal for a transitional period.

Firm Offices in Member Jurisdiction

Germany

Berlin
Cologne
Düsseldorf
Frankfurt
Hamburg
Leipzig
Munich
Stuttgart

Firm Offices in Other Jurisdictions

Europe

Belgium, Brussels

Asia-Pacific

China, Shanghai

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All Firm Contacts Committees
Marketing & Business Development Professionals Forum
Marketing & Business Development Professionals Forum
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Business Development Committee
Business Development Committee
Young Lawyers Forum
Young Lawyers Forum
Practice Groups
Energy Mining & Clean Tech
Energy Mining & Clean Tech
International Tax & Private Wealth
International Tax & Private Wealth
Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence
Restructuring & Insolvency Resolution
Restructuring & Insolvency Resolution
Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution
Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution
Infrastructure & Public-Private Partnerships
Infrastructure & Public-Private Partnerships
International Trade Law
International Trade Law
Other Firm Members
Claus-Peter Fabian claus-peter.fabian@cms-hs.com
Annemarie Mauthner Annemarie.Mauthner@cms-hs.com
Christoph Schücking christoph.schuecking@cms-hs.com
Antje-Kathrin Uhl Kathrin.Uhl@cms-hs.com