CMS Switzerland is a leading Swiss law firm, with a proven track record and a reputation for excellent client service stretching back more than 80 years. The firm has a strong international focus and its expertise covers all areas of commercial law including Banking & Finance, Commercial, Competition & EU, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Employment & Pensions, Funds, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Private Clients, Private Equity, Public Procurement, Real Estate & Construction and Tax.We advise innovative start-ups and expanding multinational companies, government agencies and public utilities, financial institutions and private investors. Our industry sector specialists advise on winning strategies and ground-breaking deals. We are committed to understanding our clients' goals and delivering first-rate expertise and insight to help them succeed in local and international markets. CMS Switzerland is a member of the CMS network, which provides clients with specialist, business-focused advice in law and tax matters in Europe and beyond. According to the European Top League Table rankings, CMS Switzerland ranks among the top firms for Switzerland by deal volume in the past years. Since 2007 CMS publishes its annual CMS European M&A Study which provides insight into the legal provisions of private M&A transactions, compares deal points across Europe and with the US and identifies market trends.
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For over a decade, CMS Switzerland's Philipp Dickenmann has served in a leadership role on WLG's Dispute Resolution Group. He notes the growth in the group's reach following its turn to virtual programming.
Martika Jonk was not only one of WLG's first interns but she was also its first female president. Her career was undoubtedly impacted by her involvement in the network and the life-long relationships she created through it.
During his term as president in the early 90s, CMS von Erlach Partners' Hans Wille focused on making the Board of Directors more active in the management of World Law Group and institutionalizing firm membership.