CMS is the 6th largest law firm globally with 74 offices across 42 countries. We have one of the leading Retail practices in the market with over 80 specialists in the UK alone.
CMS is one of the few firms to fully support each step of the retail value chain. From the factory floor all the way to the shop door (or the customer’s front door). We help consumer facing companies create, deliver, and sell their goods, protecting their innovation and market position every step of the way.
We support our clients on new manufacturing and research and development projects. We protect their hard-earned IP and valued brands. We advise them on the hugely complex technology, logistics and fulfilment contracts that underpin how goods reach shops and customers. We help them manage vast store portfolios. We help get them get online. We help them get digitised. We help them navigate the rules that govern product safety and customer engagement. We protect them when crises hit, or prevent them altogether. We help them grow through transformative partnerships and M&A.
We are the firm who can join the dots and support retailers across their entire value chain.