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About Chambers Asia-Pacific

The Chambers Asia-Pacific guide and rankings provide the most in-depth and reliable recommendations on the best law firms and lawyers working across the legal market in Asia-Pacific.

Facilitated by our dedicated team of research analysts, who spend many months interviewing referees and clients of our ranked firms, the Chambers Asia-Pacific rankings provide those looking to purchase legal services with the most important information and editorial to aid decision making.

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.

Research Updates

We are pleased to announce the release of the Chambers Asia Pacific 2023 research schedule, which can be found at this link. The next deadline is for several jurisdictions are on the 31st January 2022.

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022 Guide Launch Webinar
During this session, our research team will discuss key findings from their research this year, current trends in the market, and the exciting expansion of their coverage across the Asia-Pacific region.
Watch on-demand

Guide Coverage

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

Chambers Asia-Pacific Rankings

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 edition of our legal rankings.

3,350
Department rankings
5,653
Individual Lawyer rankings
667
Newly ranked lawyers
332
Up-and-comers

New ranking tables and sub-tables

With emerging and changing laws across Asia-Pacific, the Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022 guide includes coverage and market insights of these areas.

New in Asia Pacific 2022 coverage
• Asia-Pacific Region: Islamic Finance (New lawyer ranking table)
• Australia: Competition/Antitrust: The Bar
• Australia: Foreign Investment
• New Zealand: Environment & Resource Management (New department ranking table added)
• India: Capital Markets – new sub-tables added for Debt & Equity
• India: Corporate/M&A: Domestic Firms –new ‘Elite’ and ‘Highly Regarded’ sub-tables for Departments
• Singapore Corporate/M&A: International and Singapore Dispute Resolution: Arbitration – new ‘Elite’ and ‘Highly Regarded’ sub-tables for Departments
• Philippines Technology, Media, Telecoms
• Thailand Competition/Antitrust

Legal Topics for Chambers Asia Pacific

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 edition. 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 edition 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 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

Sarah Kogan
Research Director
Contact Sarah
Dennis Li
Head of Research: Greater China Region
Contact Dennis
Daniel Sultan
Research Manager: Singapore and all other South-East Asia sections, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan
Contact Daniel
Hussain Ajina
Research Manager: Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Guam, Pacific Islands, Timor Leste
Contact Hussain
Beatrice Chan
Research Manager: Greater China Region, South Korea
Contact Beatrice
Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022 e-Edition

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022 e-Edition available to download soon.

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Indepth Overviews

JURISDICTION

INDIA (DOMESTIC FIRMS): An Introduction

By Obhan & Associates

PRACTICE AREA

AUSTRALIA: An Introduction to TMT: Media

By Thomson Geer

PRACTICE AREA

CAMBODIA: An Introduction to General Business Law

By R&T Sok & Heng Law Office

PRACTICE AREA

INDONESIA: An Introduction to Capital Markets

By Makes & Partners

PRACTICE AREA

INDONESIA: An Introduction to Corporate/M&A

By Walalangi & Partners

PRACTICE AREA

JAPAN: An Introduction to Corporate/M&A: Domestic

By Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners

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Guide Resources

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021 launch
Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021 launch
James Watts will be joined by Dennis Li to discuss key findings from our research this year, current trends in the market.
Watch here
D&I Highlights
D&I Highlights
we are delighted to now include more in-depth coverage of ranked firms and individuals than ever before.
Learn more