The Chambers Asia-Pacific rankings are based on in-depth analysis, facilitated by our team of experienced researchers. To find out more, please see our methodology page. Chambers rankings offer reliable recommendations on the best law firms and lawyers in Asia-Pacific, providing you with the information necessary to make an informed decision when buying legal services.
The in-depth research process for Chambers 2021 ran from February 2020 to October 2020.
Chambers Asia Pacific 2021 is now available online. This release includes 4,136 department rankings, 7,443 individual rankings, 970 new individual rankings and 399 Up-and-Comers.
The guide’s most developed jurisdictions include Australia, China, India, Japan, South Korea and Singapore, where we feature around 30 separate areas of law. We also cover the region’s smaller jurisdictions, such as Nepal and Afghanistan, as well as nine Pacific Island nations (with Papua New Guinea and the Marshall Islands included as separate chapters).
Chambers has been the leading source of legal market intelligence for over 30 years now. In our Asia-Pacific-wide rankings we cover the most internationally important areas of law, such as Arbitration, Capital Markets, and Corporate / M&A. This Asia-Pacific-wide section also covers areas of law not covered elsewhere in the guide – such as Offshore and Gaming & Gambling.
• Rankings for Barristers Chambers
• High Net Worth
• Intellectual Property
• White-Collar Crime
• Financial Services table in New Zealand
• Australia Insurance: Insurer: Non-contentious table
• Regional Rankings for Australia Employment
This year we have added further depth to our coverage in South Korea, ranking 187 departments and 382 lawyers. We have also developed our coverage in Japan, increasing our rankings to 248 departments and 442 lawyers and also adding in a new Japan: Crisis Management (Domestic) table this year.
Further rankings for the greater China Region will be released on 13 January 2021.
The Growth in Referees Provided
Our interactive visualisation graph shows the incredible growth seen in the number of referees provided over the past 10 years for the Asia-Pacific guide.
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