Law firm rankings have established themselves around the world as the
means for evaluating law firms and lawyers. Chambers and Partners alone
covers over 190 countries.
This book will provide answers to the most important questions when dealing
• How can law firms determine, which ranking is to be taken seriously and
furthermore is suitable for the law firms' purpose (e. g. small law firms
must not work with the exact same rankings as large law fi rms)
• What should law firms and all members of the legal profession do to effectively
communicate their performance to the ranking publications in order
to improve their own rankings?
• How can the law firms' clients distinguish between important and less
This book for the first time offers an overview of the law firm ranking industry
and gives recommendations as to why which rankings are suitable for which
law firms and legal fields.
Case studies and practice notes are also provided for working properly with