- General Managing Partner: Dr Hubertus Kolster
- Number of partners: 207
- Number of lawyers: more than 600
CMS Hasche Sigle is one of the leading commercial law firms in Germany. More than 600 lawyers are active for the firm’s clients in all of the important German commercial centres and in offices in Brussels, Moscow and Shanghai. The firm advises companies and groups from a wide variety of sectors, at home and abroad, on all key areas of commercial law. Partners of the law firm in the offices in Frankfurt, Berlin and Stuttgart are admitted as notaries. The firm’s lawyers have proven specialist experience and knowledge of business sectors which are continuously updated and refined. The firm provides an excellent service with considerable personal involvement. Owing to its resources, the law firm is able to quickly and efficiently process complex matters in which not only the legal aspects but also the economic and personal interests of the client are of paramount importance. The firm places considerable importance on the close personal contact with its clients. CMS Hasche Sigle’s credibility and its success are built on absolute personal and professional integrity.
Main Areas of Practice:
Banking and Bank Regulatio
Competition & EU Law
Data Protection Law & IT-Security Law
Hotels & Leisure
Insolvency & Restructuring
Insurance & Funds
Labour, Employment & Pensions
Mergers & Acquisitions
Private Equity & Venture Capital
Private & Public Construction Law
Public Private Partnership
Stock Corporation Law and Capital Markets
TMT - Technology, Media & Telecoms
Transport & Logistics
The firm advises national and international clients from a wide variety of sectors, including industrials, commercial enterprises, service industries and public institutions. Industry sectors served include: automobile, banks and financial service providers, biotech and life sciences, chemical and pharmaceutical, construction and property management, data processing and IT companies, electric and heavy, energy management, film production, food and luxury food, insurance, leasing companies, machine and plant construction, media and publishing houses, private equity / venture capital investors, shipping, haulage and transport, tourism, trade and service, utilities.
CMS lawyers immerse themselves in their clients’ business. This enables them to deliver the most effective legal and tax solutions. Both leading domestic and major global corporations work with CMS’ 2,800 lawyers across 54 offices in Europe, Russia, China, North Africa and South America. Clients select CMS because it has the most extensive footprint in Europe of any firm. CMS provides local and industry sector insight, global project management and its specialist teams work hard to add value to their projects, wherever they are taking place. Established in 1999,CMS today comprises ten member firms, all experienced in their local jurisdictions. This expertise means that clients receive high-quality advice in the local context.
CMS member firms are: CMS Adonnino Ascoli & Cavasola Scamoni (Italy); CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo, S.L.P. (Spain); CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre (France); CMS Cameron McKenna LLP (UK); CMS DeBacker (Belgium); CMS Derks Star Busmann (Netherlands); CMS von Erlach Henrici Ltd (Switzerland); CMS Hasche Sigle (Germany); CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz Rechtsanwälte GmbH (Austria) and CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut (Portugal).
CMS offices (and associated offices): Aberdeen, Algiers, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Barcelona, Beijing, Belgrade, Berlin, Bratislava, Bristol, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Casablanca,Cologne, Dresden, Dubai, Duesseldorf, Edinburgh, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Kyiv, Leipzig, Lisbon, Ljubljana, London, Luxembourg, Lyon, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Prague, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, Sarajevo, Seville, Shanghai, Sofia, Strasbourg, Stuttgart, Tirana, Utrecht, Vienna, Warsaw, Zagreb and Zurich.