CMS announces five new Scotland-based partner promotions

International law firm CMS has announced five new partner promotions in Scotland.

Published 13 April 2021

Jae Fassam: ESG can guide economic prosperity

Jae Fassam, partner at law firm CMS, discusses the increasing role of Environment, Social, Governance (ESG) in Scottish businesses.

Published 8 April 2021

CMS and business experts to deliver March ESG series

Law firm CMS is joining forces with some leading experts in the Scottish business community to deliver ESG Exchange, a series of free to attend discussions focusing on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues.

Published 23 February 2021

CMS appointed to Unity Trust Bank panel

CMS has been appointed to the UK legal panel for Unity Trust Bank, a specialist commercial lender to businesses and organisations that create positive community, economic and societal impact.

Published 5 November 2020

CMS boosts pensions practice with appointment of Jae Fassam

CMS has announced the appointment Jae Fassam as a pensions partner in Edinburgh, bringing the total partner count across its UK pensions law practice to 18.

Published 26 October 2020

Gillian Maclellan: What can and should employees monitor?

Gillian Maclellan, partner at international law firm CMS, discusses the use of tracking technology to monitor employees working from home. 

Published 1 October 2020

Scottish commercial property market 'likely to change' post-COVID

A new survey by CMS has found that Scottish commercial property requirements will likely see a significant change following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 21 September 2020

CMS to stage online 'Future of Our High Streets' event

CMS will stage a free online event with leading retail and commercial figures addressing some of the key challenges facing the high street during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 8 September 2020

Alison Woods: Diversity dividend critical in post-COVID economy

Alison Woods, partner and employment law specialist at CMS, discusses the importance of diversity in the workplace as the world emerges from the coronavirus lockdown. 

Published 21 July 2020

Roland Smyth: 10 reopening tips for bars and restaurant owners

Roland Smyth, head of Scottish hotels & leisure group at law firm CMS, provides some tips for bars and restaurant owners who are planning to reopen their businesses this week. 

Published 13 July 2020

ClearWater Hygiene on target for £30m revenues in fight against COVID-19

ClearWater Hygiene, an Edinburgh-headquartered business launched just 12 weeks ago in response to the coronavirus outbreak, is now on course to generate more than £30m in revenue after securing a raft of significant corporate contracts across the UK.

Published 3 July 2020

Jacqueline Rédarès: Businesses must begin planning safe workplaces

Jacqueline Rédarès, senior associate and health & safety specialist at law firm CMS, urges businesses to begin planning safe workplaces for after lockdown.

Published 26 May 2020

Eilidh Mactier: Diversification may shape future of retailers and restaurants

Eilidh Mactier, real estate associate at law firm CMS, details how diversification may shape the future of retailers and restaurants in Scotland after the coronavirus pandemic. 

Published 5 May 2020

Oil and gas majors plugging billions into renewables

As the world’s largest oil and gas companies face mounting pressure to address the climate emergency, new research from CMS reveals that a significant majority of the sample – equivalent to half of worldwide production – is adapting their strategy to invest in a more diverse energy portfolio.

Published 30 January 2020

Julie Devlin joins CMS finance practice group

CMS has announced the appointment of Julie Devlin, who joins the firm’s finance practice group as an of counsel.

Published 27 January 2020