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Dare to do things differently

When it comes to vacation schemes, the CMS Academy represents the pinnacle of personal and professional development – not to mention one of the largest investments of any law firm into nurturing a new generation of talent.

The CMS Academy is our next generation vacation scheme. The combination of a one-week innovative training on the business of law and a two-week internship, it offers a unique launch pad for your career in law. You will gain real experience in a commercial environment and the skills you need to succeed as a trainee at our modern law firm.

Watch the video below to hear Duncan Weston, CMS’s Executive Partner for Global Development, tell more about the CMS Academy.

Rise to the challenge

You will meet with clients, network with lawyers at every level of the business, work on projects and debate with thought leaders in the legal and industry sectors.

The CMS Academy is designed to be one of the most dynamic and challenging experiences of your life. If all goes well, we will offer you a training contract which, from 2018, will begin with a unique comprehensive induction at IMD in Switzerland, Europe’s leading business school for executive development.

The CMS Academy is the main route to a training contract at CMS.
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