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Find out which programmes you are eligible for

Choose from the options below.
Based on your choices we’ll tell you what programme you may be eligible for.

Where are you studying?

What are you studying?

What year of study are you currently in?

Course length

3 years 4 years

Training location

England Scotland
  • 1st year
  • 2nd year
  • 3rd year
  • 4th year
  • Grad / Post
  • Penultimate
  • Final year
  • Graduated

You are eligible for First Steps!

You are eligible for CMS Academy!

Your training location would be in England

Your training location would be in Scotland

PRIME

Law has the ability to excite people from an early age. Our tailored programme is cleverly designed to prepare school students for a career at CMS.

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First Steps

Determined to get accepted into the CMS Academy? This introductory programme is the perfect place to start.

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CMS Academy

This programme exposes you to some of the most senior people in the business. It is also the main route to a training contract at CMS.

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Training Contract

We’ll show you the ropes on four placements, spanning four different practice areas and a potential secondment to one of our other UK or international offices or to a client.

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Your journey at CMS

Created with Sketch. Catapult your career Start your journey towards a dynamic career in law with CMS. 1 First Steps 2 CMS Academy • Business of Law • Internship GDL • Non-law students only 3 4 Diploma in Professional Legal Practice – Scotland Legal Practice Course – England & Wales 5 Training Contract • Comprehensive induction to kick off your Training Contract • Four seats supported by dedicated supervisor and buddy • Client, national and international secondments
Created with Sketch. Catapult your career First Steps Start your journey towards a dynamic career in law with CMS. 1 CMS Academy • Business of Law • Internship 2 GDL • Non-law students only 3 Diploma in Professional Legal Practice – Scotland Legal Practice Course – England & Wales 4 Training Contract • Comprehensive induction to kick off your Training Contract • Four seats supported by dedicated supervisor and buddy • Client, national and international secondments 5