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About Chambers Europe

Chambers Europe ranks the leading lawyers and law firms across Europe. Our legal rankings are based on in-depth analysis and research, conducted by our experienced team of researchers. For more information on our methodology and insights into our submissions process, please visit our methodology page. 

Chambers and Partners rankings and research will provide you with all the necessary information needed to make an informed decision when purchasing legal services. 

Chambers Europe 2021 webinar
Join us for the guide launch webinar and discover key findings from this year's research and learn what is new in this edition of the guide with an overview from the Chambers Europe team.
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Guide Coverage

Our in-depth research runs from March to November.

The Europe guide covers practice areas in over 52 jurisdictions and three regions, including Europe-wide, CEE-wide and Baltic-wide. In the largest jurisdictions, we cover up to 30 different practice areas, whereas others centre on a General Business Law table with relevant subsections to highlight specialisms.

New in Chambers Europe

30,000
Market responses
1,149
Newly Ranked
Individuals
331
Newly ranked Up-and-Comers
and Associates to Watch
1,456
Unique
firm rankings

Number of unique ranked law firms by Country: France, Switzerland, Benelux, Hungary and Romania

(Source: Chambers Business Intelligence)

This provides a comparison of the number of unique ranked law firms across France, Switzerland, Benelux, Hungary and Romania.

Number of unique ranked law firms by Country: Germany, Austria and CEE

(Source: Chambers Business Intelligence)

This provides a comparison of the number of unique ranked law firms across Germany, Austria and CEE.

Number of unique ranked law firms by Country: Greece, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Spain and the Nordic Countries

(Source: Chambers Business Intelligence)

This provides a comparison of the number of unique ranked law firms across Greece, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Spain and the Nordic Countries.

New tables and sub-tables

Romania: New Arbitration subsection in Dispute Resolution
Romania: Projects & Energy table
Belgium: Arbitration subsection in Dispute Resolution
Belgium: Capital Markets subsection
Sweden: New Administrators/Trustees table in Restructuring/Insolvency

Legal Topics for Chambers Europe

Trends and Highlights from the German Legal Market
Chambers Europe Deputy Editor, Frida Sjostedt recently wrote for a leading German publication sharing some key findings from the Chambers Europe research. Read what these key highlights and trends were.

Diversity and Inclusion Highlights for Chambers Europe 2021
Furthering Diversity and Inclusion is an important area of focus for Chambers. Gain insights into how the Chambers Europe team worked to ensure D&I was key and included in this year’s rankings and view the key highlights and results.

Female Lawyers in Romania
The Romanian jurisdiction has a decade-long history of standing out among the other European countries for the presence of a high number of female lawyers within the legal profession and, consequently, our rankings.

Meet the Research and Editorial team

Marlene Hermann
Editor
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Frida Sjostedt
Deputy Editor: Austria, CEE-wide, Czech Republic, Germany, Liechtenstein, Slovakia
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Janine Heim
Deputy Editor: Italy, Portugal and Spain
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Jurgita Meskauskaite
Deputy Editor: Baltic-wide, Belarus, Bulgaria, Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Russia, Ukraine
Contact Jurgita
Magdalena Parkitna
Deputy Editor: Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey
Contact Magdalena
Michael Foulkes
Deputy Editor: Andorra, Armenia, Belgium, Gibraltar, Hungary, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Romania
Contact Michael
Thomas Green
Deputy Editor: Denmark, Finland, Greece, Greenland, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden
Contact Thomas

Chambers Europe 2021 e-Edition available to download.

Find the top Lawyer and Law Firms across Europe 2021 in our e-Edition, now available to download per chapter.

Indepth Overviews

JURISDICTION

CYPRUS: An Introduction

By Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC

JURISDICTION

CZECH REPUBLIC: An Introduction

By Kocián Šolc Balaštík

JURISDICTION

GERMANY: An Introduction

By Seitz Partnerschaftsgesellschaft

JURISDICTION

ICELAND: An Introduction

By LOGOS

JURISDICTION

SWITZERLAND: An Introduction

By Niederer Kraft Frey

PRACTICE AREA

AUSTRIA: An Introduction to Real Estate

By Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwälte GmbH

PRACTICE AREA

CZECH REPUBLIC: An Introduction to Dispute Resolution

By BBH, advokátní kancelář, s.r.o.

PRACTICE AREA

DENMARK: An Introduction to Employment

By Norrbom Vinding

PRACTICE AREA

FINLAND: An Introduction to Banking & Finance

By HPP Attorneys Ltd

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Guide Resources

How-to: Chambers Europe
How-to: Chambers Europe
During this session, Marlene Hermann discusses the Chambers Europe research process.
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How-to: Chambers Europe FAQs
How-to: Chambers Europe FAQs
Find the answers to questions submitted during the How-to webinar.
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