About Chambers Asia-Pacific
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.
As we continuously strive to deliver unparalleled coverage of legal markets, we have evolved our research and rankings across China and are delighted to announce the Chambers Greater China Region guide.
Due to launch January 2022, the guide brings together extensive, in-depth market analysis, and, rankings of the leading law firms and professionals across all four jurisdictions of the Greater China Region. The guide will feature five exclusive chapters: China (International Firms) Chapter, Hong Kong Bar Chapter, China (PRC Firms) Chapter, China Macau and Taiwan Chapters. For more information on the guide, please visit the introduction page here.
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.
New in our Australia and New Zealand sections
New to our New Zealand Bar coverage
• Rankings for Barristers Chambers
• High Net Worth
• Intellectual Property
• White-Collar Crime
New to our firm and solicitor coverage
• Financial Services table in New Zealand
• Australia Insurance: Insurer: Non-contentious table
• Regional Rankings for Australia Employment
New in our South and South-East sections
New Investment Funds
and Venture Capital
tables in India
New Tax tables
in Vietnam and Indonesia
New Employment tables
Emerging Companies table
New in our North-East Asia coverage
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.
New in our Greater China Region – China coverage
Further rankings for the greater China Region will be released on 13 January 2022.
for Aviation Finance
Firm rankings for
Media & Entertainment
Trade: Customs, Export Controls
& Economics Sanctions
Legal Topics for Chambers Asia Pacific
Chambers Forum: Beijing 2021 Recap
Read about the key points of discussion during the Beijing 2021 forum on how the legal market in Asia has adapted and changed during the COVID-19 pandemic and the strategies legal providers implemented.
Submissions for Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022
Learn more about our upcoming submission deadlines for firms looking to rank in the next edition of our legal rankings and discover the growth in the number of submissions received across Asia since 2012.
Lawyer and Law Firm Ranking Data
In this Legal Topics article, we provide a visual look at the number of law firms and lawyers ranked across Asia, in the latest edition of our legal rankings.
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.
Meet the Research and Editorial team
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