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About CMS

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.

The route to a training contract at CMS is by completing an assessment day. Upon successful completion of an assessment day, you will be offered a direct training contract and be enrolled on our award-winning CMS Academy programme. The two-year training contract features four six-month seats, with possibilities for national, international or client secondments.

We also offer insights to the firm through various paid work experience programmes, in addition to offering Solicitor Apprenticeship programmes.

For further information on your eligibility and to find out more, please visit our Emerging Talent website below.

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