CMS launches COP26 insights hub

CMS has launched a new online resource to help keep business and other groups informed of developments surrounding the COP26 in Glasgow.

Published 15 October 2021

CMS Future of Renewables event

CMS is teaming up with fellow experts to host a free-to-attend event exploring how an increased focus on the environment will impact Scotland’s renewable energy sector going forward.

Published 17 September 2021

CMS advises on £175m placing for Smart Metering Systems plc

CMS has advised Smart Metering Systems Plc (SMS) on its latest equity placing. The transaction involved an accelerated bookbuild process, managed by Cenkos Securities plc, Investec Bank plc and RBC Capital Markets, to raise around £175 million investment through a share placing.

Published 15 September 2021

CMS advises on investment in space technology start-up

CMS has advised the Scottish National Investment Bank in relation to its investment into satellite-enabled connectivity start-up, R3 IoT Limited.

Published 29 July 2021

CMS announces five senior of counsel promotions

CMS has announced the promotion of five colleagues to the role of of counsel in Scotland.

Published 26 July 2021

CMS Law Scholarships Scheme open until 30 June

CMS has opened its annual competition to find its next CMS Law Scholarships students in Scotland.

Published 4 June 2021

Business groups call for consultation on new class action legislation

A group of business and legal bodies representing Scotland, Europe and the US have urged caution towards the introduction of US-style ‘opt-out’ class action lawsuits in Scottish courts.

Published 19 May 2021

CMS hosts seminar to support Scottish hospitality sector reopening

CMS is joining forces with Interpath Advisory to stage a free-to-attend seminar for Scottish hotel and leisure businesses as they reopen after the second Covid-19 lockdown.

Published 14 May 2021

CMS becomes Lawscot Foundation Gold sponsor for 2021

CMS UK has signed up to become a Gold sponsor of the Lawscot Foundation, donating £5,000 to help support law students from disadvantaged backgrounds in Scotland.

Published 26 April 2021

CMS announces five new partner promotions in Scotland

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 survey: climate change activism presents ‘real risk’

A survey of senior oil and gas sector legal managers has revealed a substantial number believe net zero actions, by shareholders, investors or activists, present a ‘real risk’ to their business.

Published 31 March 2021

CMS and business experts to deliver March ESG series

CMS is joining forces with 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 secures Northern Lighthouse Board appointment

CMS has been appointed to advise the Northern Lighthouse Board (NLB) on the procurement of a new vessel to replace the NLV Pole Star.

Published 9 February 2021

CMS UK attains CDP’s A- score for climate work

CMS UK has been awarded a score of A- by CDP in recognition of its continuous efforts to tackle climate change issues.

Published 17 December 2020