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

Women of WLG

"Nobody is identical. It is important always to do what suits you and serves your own purpose." Alexandra Schluck-Amend, Partner at CMS Germany and EMEA Co-chair of WLG's Restructuring Group, shares her advice for young female associates looking to make partner. Alexandria discusses how it is vital to maintain one's happiness and personal life to improve their career and shares her hopes for the next generation of women lawyers.

WLG News

World Law Group is pleased to announce that twelve member firms have been shortlisted for the 2022 Chambers Europe Awards.

Legal Update

On 20 January 2021, extensive amendments to German antitrust law came into force. In particular, the GWB Digitalisation Act mitigates the burden on companies regarding merger control and tightens provisions on the abuse of a dominant position in the digital economy, specially for online platforms.

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
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Marketing & Business Development Professionals Forum
Marketing & Business Development Professionals Forum
Business Development Committee
Business Development Committee
Corporate Social Responsibility Forum
Corporate Social Responsibility Forum
Practice Groups
Energy, Mining, & CleanTech
Energy, Mining, & CleanTech
Banking & Finance
Banking & Finance
Compliance & Investigations
Compliance & Investigations
International Tax & Private Wealth
International Tax & Private Wealth
Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence
Infrastructure & Public-Private Partnerships
Infrastructure & Public-Private Partnerships
Other Firm Members
Annemarie Mauthner Annemarie.Mauthner@cms-hs.com
Inka Mueller-Seubert inka.mueller-seubert@cms-hs.com
Christoph Schücking christoph.schuecking@cms-hs.com
Antje-Kathrin Uhl Kathrin.Uhl@cms-hs.com