CMS Legal Law Firm Profile |

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About CMS Legal

As a top 10 global law firm, CMS, the organisation to which CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats belongs, is highly qualified to assist you with your projects through its 73 offices in 41 countries worldwide. With 4,500 lawyers, CMS member firms provide you with advice that is tailored to your local and international needs. our goal is to fully immerse ourselves in the business sectors in which our clients operate. Our lawyers belong to industry groups set up within CMS. This means that, in addition to their excellent technical know-how, they speak the same language as you. You get the benefit of added-value services like Law-Now which provides a digest of know-how and expertise relevant to your particular business. With our webinars, you can also participate in our training sessions without leaving your desk. To help you manage your relationship with us, we can update you on your cases on request, including invoicing and progress reports on your projects. We have in-depth local expertise in many jurisdictions including the world's major decision-making centres. CMS is able to meet client needs by setting up in-country operations as required, as was recently the case in Turkey and Oman, where we established offices to support infrastructure and energy projects. CMS lawyers also belong to organisations such as CMS Lifesciences, the Asia-Pacific Network and the Africa Legal Network. We are committed to understanding how macro-economic trends affect your business and, of course, to staying on top of any changes in legal and tax law. All CMS lawyers are committed to giving quality advice and providing a quality service. We recruit, assess and nurture top talent, and through regular, independent evaluations, we identify opportunities to improve our services and ensure these are disseminated to our lawyers.

Office Description:

CMS Austria, founded in Vienna in 1970, looks back on 45 successful years. As our client, you benefit from our regional market expertise and industry knowledge regardless of whether you are looking to expand to CEE/SEE, Western Europe or even beyond, not only because we are among the largest law firms in Austria, but also because of our special hub position in Vienna and our collaboration with our locally rooted and internationally active CMS colleagues. In Vienna, 75 lawyers are at your service to face the future together with you. Globalisation and ever-changing economic conditions continuously pose complex legal challenges to companies. Especially the jungle of regulations companies involved in cross-border business have to heed is rife with legal pitfalls. These are the exact legal challenges in which we specialise. Do not hesitate to contact us via our online contact form or by phone. We see it as our job to guide you through diverse jurisdictions in a safe and business-oriented way. That's why it almost goes without saying that we are always up to date regarding legislative changes in both the Austrian and international markets. In our work, we focus on M&A, banking & finance, real estate, building law, labour law, tax law, energy law, IP and IT law, competition law and procurement law. What's more, we also take care of the entire legal management of your projects, for instance in transactions.

Location and Practice Areas Wise Attorney Count:

Total Offices: 25

Total Attorneys: 107

Total number of Attorneys in this Practice Area:

Practice Areas No. of Attorneys
Antitrust and Competition 151
Bankruptcy 85
Construction 58
Corporate 439
Corporate - General 2
Corporate - M&A 391
Corporate - Private Equity 271
Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets 50
Corporate - Technology Transactions 56
Data Privacy 25
Energy and Oil & Gas 193
Entertainment and New Media 102
Environmental and Land Use 98
Family Law 12
Finance 579
Finance - Banking 31
Finance - General 22
Finance - Project Finance 3
Government and Government Relations 59
Government Contracts 52
Health Care 121
Insurance Coverage 258
International Trade 6
IP 283
IP - Trademark/Copyright 104
Labor & Employment 345
Litigation 87
Litigation - General (consumer) 555
Litigation - International Arbitration 45
Litigation - Labor & Employment 9
Litigation - Mass Torts 36
Other 444
Real Estate 418
Tax 393
Tax - General 2
Tax - International 6
Tax - M&A and Transactions 6
Telecommunications 14
Transportation 18
Trusts and Estates 53

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