Find the Top Sets and Barristers in the Chambers UK Bar Guide

Chambers UK Bar recommends sets of chambers and individual barristers across the UK using rigorous independent research. Our experienced research team conducts thousands of in-depth interviews with clients, instructing solicitors and barristers in order to draw up our ranking tables. Please see our methodology page to find out more about our research.

Chambers and Partners offers unparalleled recommendations for those looking to buy legal services in the UK. Chambers' trusted rankings will provide all the information necessary to make an informed decision.

Watch this video to learn more about Chambers UK Bar 2020 from our Editor James Cowdell.

Chambers Guide to leading sets and barristers in the UK - Jurisdictions and practice areas

Read our overviews of the leading sets by number of rankings.

Read about the ‘Stars at the Bar’ who have proved their excellence across a range of practice areas.

Read our ‘Client Service at the Bar’ section. This highlights sets particularly commended for their provision of quality client service.

Read our overviews of Scottish Stables.

Read about the 'Stars at the Scottish Bar'.

Chambers UK Bar 2020


Over 65 practice areas are featured covering the full spread of public, commercial and criminal law, and barristers' work both domestically and in foreign jurisdictions is investigated.

Infographic of the number of rankings in Chambers UK Bar 2020

The guide is published online annually in October.

Infographic of the research process for Chambers UK Bar 2020

 New in this edition

 Infographic of the new sections in Chambers UK Bar 2020