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Chambers Asia-Pacific 2024 e-Edition available to download.

Find the top Lawyer and Law Firms across Asia-Pacific 2024 in our e-Edition, now available to download per chapter.

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2024 Guide Webinar

Watch the launch webinar for the 2024 guide to discover key insights and a discussion on trends that have emerged during research into the legal market across the Asia-Pacific region.

About the Chambers Asia-Pacific Legal Guide 2024

Welcome to the Chambers Asia-Pacific guide 2024. Search the legal market's best law firms and lawyers using the search functionality above.  

The Chambers Asia-Pacific guide and rankings provide the most independent, in-depth insights and reliable recommendations on the best law firms and lawyers across the legal markets in Asia-Pacific.   

Our dedicated team of researchers spend months conducting one-to-one interviews with referees of submitting firms, to help us understand the authentic views and experiences of their clients as part of our unrivalled research methodology. Chambers Asia-Pacific rankings provide those looking to purchase legal services with the information they need to find the best legal talent to suit their needs, wherever it exists.  

To learn more about how the Chambers Asia-Pacific team conducts its research and for an overview of our submissions process, please see our methodology page.  

Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide 2024: Highlights

New ranking tables and sub-tables

With evolving laws and increasing specialisation across Asia-Pacific, the Chambers Asia-Pacific 2024 guide includes brand new coverage and market insights in a number of areas.   

New in Asia-Pacific 2024 coverage
• Asia-Pacific Region: Data Protection
• India Dispute Resolution: Arbitration – now ranking departments and individuals
• Indonesia Restructuring & Insolvency
• Malaysia Construction 

Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide 2024: Summary

As the Chambers Asia-Pacific guide continues to grow with the legal market and showcase emerging legal professionals and practice areas, we are delighted to share statistics on this release of our legal rankings.  

3,736
Department rankings
6,655
Individual Lawyer rankings
429
Up-and-comers and Associates to Watch

Our research into the leading legal professionals in Asia-Pacific runs from February to August

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Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide 2025 Submissions

Keep up to date with all of your relevant submission deadlines throughout the year and get personalised submission reminders in your calendar here.

The submissions for the 2025 guide are open. The full research schedule for the Chambers Asia Pacific 2025 guide can be found at this link.  

Please note that the referee limit for Chambers Asia-Pacific 2025 is now 30 per practice area.  

Latest Legal News: Chambers Asia-Pacific 2024

Laos – market trends and developments
Discover the recent market trends noted during this year’s Chambers Laos research, based on interviews with market practitioners active in this jurisdiction.

Legal market trends and developments in Cambodia
Discover the recent trends in Cambodia’s legal market, based on Chambers research undertaken earlier in 2023.

Indonesia’s legal market – trends and opportunities
Learn about the state of the market and key trends and developments in Indonesia with the Chambers Asia-Pacific team.

Chambers Asia Pacific and Greater China Region Awards 2023
Watch the highlights from the evening and the full list of this year’s awards including the shortlisted and deserving winners of each category. 

Bangladesh: Recent Market Trends in Key Sectors
Discover the key trends the Chambers Asia-Pacific research team has discovered while conducting the research for the 2024 guide.

Developments in the Australian legal market over the last year
Chambers Asia-Pacific Research Manager Hussain Ajina, wrote an article published in The Australian Business Review, the business section of one of Australia’s leading newspapers. The article covers developments in the Australian legal landscape over the last year.

Read past legal topics

Singapore Legal Market Trends – Asia Pacific 2023 Guide
This year, Singapore’s legal market has been flourishing with a number of international law firms entering the market for the first time or announcing that they will soon be entering.

Top 10 Highest number of Legal Department Rankings by Location in Asia-Pacific 2023 Guide
The Asia Pacific Legal Guide 2023 is live, and our coverage has grown to include more in-depth insight and a wider scope, including more department rankings. Some countries and regions have shown considerable growth, especially when we look back at each location over the last five years.

The Growth of Department Rankings in Key Markets in Asia-Pacific 2023 Guide
The Asia Pacific Legal Guide 2023 is live and readers will see how much our coverage has developed. Chambers and Partners is seeing an evolution in the departments it covers, including a shift to more in-depth specialisations.

Law Firms With 50 Lawyer Rankings in Asia-Pacific 2023 Guide
The Asia Pacific Legal Guide 2023 is live and our coverage now includes the most comprehensive rankings coverage to date. Law firms with over 50 lawyer rankings aren’t necessarily ‌the biggest ones, but it is an indication of the high quality of the firm’s bench. 

Vietnams legal market in 2022 a regional and local perspective 
The Chambers Asia-Pacific team shares an insight into the legal trends and developments across the fast-developing legal market in Vietnam. Learn about the key areas for legal professionals to monitor, together with Chambers' evolving coverage of the market. 

Leading New Law Firm and Lawyer Rankings in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022 
The Chambers Asia-Pacific Team reveals the top law firms with the highest numbers of ranked departments and lawyers in the guide's new release. Read more. 

Up and Coming and Associates to Watch in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022 
An insight into the up and coming legal professionals in the Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022 guide and rankings. 

Diversity and Inclusion statement for Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022 
Chambers Asia-Pacific have continued efforts to promote and rank a diverse group of lawyers. Read the statistics on our D&I coverage within the 2022 release of the guide. 

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 release 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 release 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 Chambers Legal Research Team

Sarah Kogan
Research Director
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Dennis Li
Head of Research: Greater China Region
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Daniel Sultan
Principal Research Specialist: Singapore and all other South-East Asia sections, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan
Contact Daniel
Matthew Smith
Research Manager: Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Guam, Pacific Islands, Timor Leste
Contact Matthew
Rucha Aghera
Principal Research Specialist: APAC Corporate & Finance
Contact Rucha
Beatrice Chan
Research Manager: Greater China Region, South Korea
Contact Beatrice

About our Legal Rankings

All ranked law firms in the guide must provide clear evidence of their commitment to providing the highest standards in client services and examples of work which our team of Research Analysts then carefully review and analyse.   
 
Our research process into the guide is based on several important factors and our methodology into our rankings can be discovered by visiting our methodology page here which lists each step involved in our process. 

In-Depth Overviews

Jurisdiction
INDIA (DOMESTIC FIRMS): An Introduction

An eventful year in the international spotlight, due to the G20 presidency and more, draws to a clo...

Jurisdiction
PHILIPPINES: An Introduction

The state of the Philippines in 2023 reflects a nation in transition, navigating the aftermath of a...

Jurisdiction
SINGAPORE: An Introduction

Singapore continues to thrive as a leading international commercial dispute resolution hub. The Sin...

Practice Area
ASIA-PACIFIC REGION: An Introduction to International Trade/WTO

In June 2021, the 100th Committee on Regional Trade Agreements of the 164 member World Trade Organi...

Practice Area
AUSTRALIA: An Introduction to Dispute Resolution

2023 was a busy year for dispute resolution lawyers with important developments in a variety of fie...

Practice Area
AUSTRALIA: An Introduction to Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Plaintiff)

 The class actions landscape in Australia continues to be dynamic. Recent shifts from traditional t...

Practice Area
AUSTRALIA: An Introduction to Project Finance

 The global trend of 2023 being a challenging year for project finance was reflected in the Austral...

Practice Area
AUSTRALIA: An Introduction to Restructuring/Insolvency

 Australia has not been immune to the economic impacts of global financial and geopolitical events....

Practice Area
AUSTRALIA: An Introduction to Shipping: The Bar

  Much of the Australian economy depends on sea trade. The Australian mining and resources sector,...

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