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About CMSA

The Capital Market Solicitors’ Association is an independent self-regulatory association of solicitors and commercial law firms engaged in capital market practice.


CMSA has over 50 members  with access to a pool of expert professional market knowledge where members are kept up to date on activities and developments in the capital market.


Do not miss out on our annual business luncheon, Members Fora and Members Lunches. Check out our calendar of events


Full Membership

Full Membership is available to Law Firms registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Member Firms are required to be represented by a Partner in the Firm or any individuals in the Firm sponsored by the Firm for the purpose of registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission or a Senior Associate with a minimum of 7 years post call experience.

Associate Membership

Associate Membership is available to legal practitioners who are employed by duly licensed Capital Market Operators[1]. Subject to the approval of his/her membership, an individual legal practitioner may become an Associate Member of the Association. However, Associate Membership would only be retained by an individual legal practitioner after disengagement from his/her current employer if the subsequent employer is a Capital Market Operator.

Networking Opportunities

Access to other member Committees and Working Groups  including guidance for members, for best market practice and the efficient operation of the markets.

Annual Business Luncheon

This is the CMSA’s main event in each year and it targets solicitors, regulators and other participants in the sector. Each Business Luncheon has a theme carefully selected to examine topical issues in the capital market.

Members’ Fora

Geared towards capacity building for members, the Association organizes quarterly Members’ Fora, sponsored by member firms. Each Members’ Forum features the selection of topical issues, which are discussed and debated on.

Members’ Lunches

The Members’ Lunch is a veritable platform for interaction between members of the Association and with the carefully selected market participants that are invited to speak on these occasions.

CMSA Events

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