This edition was first published as the Who's Who Legal 70 and formed part of the prefatory material in our compendium edition The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers. These original listings offered 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: the edition has now grown to provide an in-depth report on the world's 150 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 150 have the required depth and breadth of talent to be featured in this edition.
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 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.
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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.