We highlight 66 leading barristers for their stand-out work handling contentious, contractual and regulatory matters for a range of professionals in the field, including insurance underwriters, reinsurers, intermediaries and corporate insureds.
A new section in this year’s edition, the defamation and privacy chapter focuses on barristers with expertise either assisting clients, who are often high-profile individuals, with obtaining damages or securing injunctions, or defending media entities, companies or individual defendants in relation to privacy or libel claims. We list 26 of the leading counsel in this area.
In this year’s edition, 26 leading barristers for are recommended for their experience and expertise advising domestic and multinational companies on the full range of taxation issues.
We recognise 29 advocates for their leading government contracts work, primarily handling EU and domestic procurement matters, as well as competition and commercial disputes relating to public projects.
Our Company and Partnership listings comprise 37 top barristers, both silks and juniors, with many decades of experience between them. Barristers from three destination sets in the area, Serle Court, 4 Stone Buildings and Erskine Chambers, make up more than half of the barristers listed this year.
We highlight 25 leading barristers for their impressive work handling criminal and regulatory investigations, such as allegations of bribery, corruption and money laundering instigated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).
The following 29 barristers are chosen for their expertise and experience advising and representing regulators and operators before the High Court, Court of Appeal and the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT), covering a range of EU, public, competition, commercial and regulatory law matters.
We recognise 90 individuals for their outstanding competition law practices. Each nominee has a proven track record representing clients before the relevant authorities and courts, including the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) and the European Commission.
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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.