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.
The following 103 barristers are recommended for their expertise in labour and employment law, including discrimination, TUPE, people moves, human rights and civil liberties cases before the High Court, county courts, employment tribunals, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) and appellate courts.
We recognise 45 practitioners are recognised for their expertise in criminal fraud, including white-collar crime, money laundering, corruption and regulatory and compliance matters. Below, we select the leading chambers and barristers working in this highly specialised area of the Bar.
We list 71 barristers in this chapter as the foremost civil fraud experts across all sectors, with expertise handling freezing and search orders, asset tracing and injunctive relief. Below we highlight some of the standout silks and juniors working in the pursuit and defence of civil fraud claims.
We recommend 32 barristers for their expertise in aviation and travel law. In aviation this includes corporate and consumer issues including financing and insurance, air disasters, and group litigation. In travel, barristers’ specialisms include personal injury and accidents abroad, including cases concerning choice of law and issues of jurisdiction.
The private client field is a core area of expertise at the bar with a number of specialist sets and individuals, making it one of the largest chapters in this edition. A total of 72 leading barristers are recognised by our research for their expertise in the areas of wills and succession planning, trusts and estates, residence and domicile, probate and charities. Below we highlight the most highly regarded practitioners in our research.
This chapter identifies 45 leading barristers who have a proven track record in providing environment representation and advice to clients in relation to regulation and compliance obligations, as well as strategic planning, and dispute resolution with extensive experience managing national and cross-border litigation. Below we highlight the most highly regarded individuals.
This chapter identifies 34 leading practitioners with a proven track record of representing major energy clients in disputes concerning the exploration, production, marketing and transportation of all types of energy including oil, gas, nuclear and renewables.
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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.