Established readers of our guides will be familiar with the Who's Who Legal 70, previously included as part of the prefatory material in The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers. These listings offered some further information on the 70 highest performing firms in our research, briefly sketching the firm's awards and achievements during the research period.
The Who's Who Legal 100 does more: we select a further 30 firms and provide a more in-depth report on the world's 100 leading law firms based on:
Selection for the Who's Who Legal 100 is based on law firms' overall performance in the research. While our focus throughout the Who's Who Legal series is on individual lawyers, we have used these results to assess each firm’s performance across all areas of work and across all offices. Of over 2,000 firms listed in the Who's Who Legal series, only 100 have the required depth and breadth of talent to be featured in the Who's Who Legal 100.
Hard copies of the publication have been sent free of charge to local and international in-house counsel and corporate officers. Copies have also been sent to those who assisted with research and all those recognised within Who's Who Legal 100. Copies of the edition can be purchased in our online bookshop.
As the official research partner of the International Bar Association and the strategic research partner of the American Bar Association Section of International Law, Who's Who Legal will circulate complimentary copies of the publication amongst delegates at key conferences worldwide.
The full content of the Who's Who Legal 100 is now available on this website with keyword coverage ensuring listings appear at the forefront of results on search engines.
It is not possible to buy entry into any Who's Who Legal publication
Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.