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Chambers Global 2024 e-Edition available to download.

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

Chambers Global Guide 2024 Webinar

The Chambers Global team share and discuss key findings from their research into the global legal market and global law firms, current legal trends, and the exciting expansion of Chambers Global.

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About the Chambers Global Legal Guide 2024

Welcome to the Chambers Global Guide 2024. Search the legal market's top global law firms and lawyers using the search functionality above.  

The Chambers Global Guide ranks the top global lawyers and law firms in over 200 jurisdictions across the world.     

Our legal rankings are the most thorough and independent on the market. Each ranking is based on the in-depth research conducted by our dedicated and experienced team of researchers. Our unparalleled analysis of the legal market enables Chambers Global to deliver indispensable coverage and insights into the leading law firms and legal professionals.     

Chambers Global provides recommendations that can be relied on, to ensure law firm clients are able to make the best-informed decision when choosing legal services when it matters.   

Please see our methodology page if you would like to find out more about our submissions process and our unrivalled research method.   

Global Law Firms with The Highest Number of Department Rankings

Discover the top law firms by selecting them below and find out how many departments they have ranked this year. 

Chambers Global Guide 2025 Submissions

Submissions for the Chambers Global 2025 guide are now closed, you can view the full schedule here.  

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

Due to the ongoing war in Ukraine and after careful consideration, we have made the decision not to conduct research on Russia and Belarus this year. We will review this decision for the 2025 release, the research for which will begin in March 2024. 

Please contact the EMEA Research Director Marlene Hermann or Head of Global International Capabilities Vian Chowdhury directly with any questions. 

Chambers Global Guide 2024: Highlights

New sections: new ranking tables and sub-tables

This year saw an incredible number of new practice areas added to the Chambers Global guide across a range of jurisdictions, including Africa-Wide, the United Arab Emirates, South Africa and Israel.   

If you would like to suggest a practice area, please email [email protected].  

Banking & Finance
French Caribbean
General Business Law
Global Market Leaders
Artificial Intelligence
Global Market Leaders
Commercial Contracts
Global: Multi-jurisdictional
Real Estate
North Africa-Wide
International & Cross-Border Capabilities
South Africa
Private Equity
Regulatory: Government & Public Affairs
Venture Capital & Emerging Companies
West Africa-Wide
International & Cross-Border Capabilities

Chambers Global Guide 2024: Summary

Department rankings or organisation rankings
Unique individual lawyer rankings
Newly ranked lawyers
Up-and-comers / Associates to watch

Our research runs from March to October. As well as covering many areas of law across key jurisdictions worldwide, the Global Guide also includes rankings at a regional and global-wide level.

Our team of experienced researchers conduct thousands of one-to-one calls each research cycle in order to identify and recognise the firms best placed to handle complex international mandates in our dedicated International & Cross-Border Capabilities table, wherever they exist. 

A selection of our International & Cross-Border Capabilities tables contain Chambers` Quadrants, helping clients compare the world`s leading international firms.  

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Latest Legal News: Chambers Global

Offshore legal trends
In the Offshore world, we have seen a continuation of several of the themes discussed in previous launches, with the increase in regulation featuring heavily in our conversations with lawyers.

2023 Trends in the Middle East
The Chambers Global team discusses how 2023 has proven to be a very interesting year for the Middle East Region.

Trends and Developments in Global International Capabilities
The Global International Capabilities team's research highlighted the continued importance of cross-border capabilities for clients.  

A Celebration of Top Legal Talent in the Middle East
On Thursday, March 7 the 2024 Chambers Middle East Awards was held in the Ballroom of the Conrad Hotel in Dubai. Read more about the event and it's winners.

Business & Human Rights in 2023
Business and human rights (BHR) law is a fast-growing field, with several significant trends over the past year including the introduction of increasing legislation, links between BHR and climate issues and the uptick in use of alternative forms of dispute resolution.

Best practices for International & Cross-Border Capabilities research
In this article, we will explain some of the key differences and provide some tips on the International and Cross-Border Capabilities (ICBC) research.

Tax Developments in Kenya
Ana Licurci (the Chambers research manager overseeing sub-Saharan Africa) presents some thoughts on changes to Kenya’s tax legislation and its implications for businesses. This content has been provided to us by Anjarwalla & Khanna, winner of the Kenya Law Firm of the Year award at the 2024 Chambers Africa Awards.

Reflections on the Legal Market in South Africa
The Chambers Global research team recently spent a week in South Africa meeting with law firms and discussing the current state of the market and anticipated developments over the coming year.

Meet the Chambers Legal Research Team

Marlene Hermann
EMEA Research Director
Oversees: Europe-wide
Contact Marlene
Vian Chowdhury Chambers  Global Head of Research: International Capabilities
Vian Chowdhury
Head of Global International Capabilities
Contact Vian
Magdalena Parkitna
Head of Europe
Oversees: CEE, Poland, Ukraine, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic
Contact Magda
Ollie Dimsdale
Head of AMECO
Oversees: Africa-wide, Middle East-wide, Egypt, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Cayman Islands, BVI, Bermuda
Contact Ollie
Charline Thiebault
Head of France
Oversees: France, Francophone Africa, Haiti and French Caribbean, Monaco
Contact Charline
Michael Foulkes
Practice Area Specialist
Oversees : EMEA Competition, UK Competition, including the Bar
Contact Michael
Ana Licurci
Ana Licurci
Research Manager
Oversees: Angola, Botswana, Cabo Verde, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gambia Guinea-Bissau, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, São Tomé e Principe, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Albania, Armenia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, Kosovo, Montenegro, Moldova, Portugal, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkey.
Contact Ana
Thomas Green
Research Manager
Oversees: Baltic States, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Gibraltar, Greenland, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden
Contact Thomas
Laurence Mussett
Research Manager
Oversees: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Belize, Dominica, Dutch Caribbean, Falkland Islands, Guyana, Jamaica, St Kitts & Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos, US Virgin Islands, Greece, Italy, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Oman, Palestine, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Qatar, Yemen
Contact Laurence
Lee Pechtl Chambers Legal Topics Author
Lee Pechtl
Practice Area Specialist
Oversees : Banking and Finance
Chambers Author
Christian Clare
Research Manager
Oversees: Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Lichtenstein
Contact Christian
Chambers Author
Camilla Russo
Research Manager
Oversees: Spain, Bulgaria, Georgia, North Macedonia, Andorra, Malta, Romania
Contact Camilla

About our Legal Rankings

All ranked firms in the guide have submitted and have been meticulously researched and analysed by our Research Analysts, ensuring our coverage and insights into the top law firms and lawyers is based on quantifiable data and intelligence.  

To discover what is involved in our methodology, please visit our research methodology page here.  

In-Depth Overviews

ARGENTINA: An Introduction

On December 10, 2023, a new Administration took office in Argentina, led by President Javier Milei...

BERMUDA: An Introduction

 Bermuda is an archipelago of islands situated in the North Atlantic Ocean, approximately 600 nauti...


 The British Virgin Islands (BVI) is a leading offshore international business and finance centre r...

CHILE: An Introduction

The year 2023 was marked by several milestones that will have a direct impact on companies and thei...

CÔTE D'IVOIRE: An Introduction

In Côte d'Ivoire, commercial courts have been set up to ease the burden on general courts, speed up...

ECUADOR: An Introduction

 In 2023, Ecuador saw a change in government with the new President Daniel Noboa taking office on N...

GHANA: An Introduction

  The Ghanaian economy is showing signs of recovery following the 2020–2022 economic downturn. The...

ISRAEL: An Introduction

 2023 proved to be one of the most turbulent years in Israel’s recent history. It began with Minist...

KAZAKHSTAN: An Introduction

Kazakhstan is undergoing significant political and economic reforms in de facto transit of power fr...

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