About Chambers UK
Search for the top ranked lawyers and law firms in the UK with analysis you can trust. Rankings are assessed by our dedicated team of experienced Chambers researchers and are updated every year. To learn about how we conduct our unrivalled research please visit our methodology page.
If you are buying legal services in the UK and need reliable and up-to-date recommendations on the best law firms and lawyers, Chambers and Partners rankings, editorial and analysis will provide you with the information you need to make an informed decision, all based on our market leading research.
Chambers UK 2022 Guide Launch Webinar
We are pleased to announce the release of the Chambers UK 2023 research schedule, which can be found at this link. The next edition of the Guide will be published in October 2022.
The Chambers UK 2022 research takes place between January 2021 and July 2021.
Chambers UK 2022 is now available online, covering 50 cities and counties in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. London, being the UK’s largest legal market, has the most in-depth legal coverage and insights.
Chambers UK 2022
35% increase from last year
10% increase from last year
Regions in the UK guide explained
New in Chambers UK 2022
Chambers and Partners has been the leading source of legal market intelligence for over 30 years now. We currently have more than 70 experienced researchers ranking the best law firms and solicitors working in the UK legal market, providing a wealth of localised knowledge and market insight that you can trust and base your legal buying decisions on.
The Chambers UK guides legal market coverage and analysis cover 78 specialist areas of UK law, such as Corporate/M&A, Banking & Finance, Employment, Litigation and Real Estate, grouped by regions, such as South West, Midlands and London, so you can easily compare firms across a geographic area.
We also cover specialist areas of law on a UK-wide basis, such as Asset Finance, Energy & Natural Resources, Media & Entertainments and Shipping.
Investment Funds, UK-wide
Capital Markets, London
Real Estate, Scotland
Family/Matrimonial, all regions
Legal Topics for Chambers UK
An analysis of the current state of the Competition/Antitrust legal market
The Chambers UK team discusses the factors and developments that have shaped the Competition/Antitrust legal market in the UK over the last year.
Chambers UK Regional Tour Recap
Discover highlights from the Chambers UK team during their UK Regional Tour.
Clifford Chance, Travers Smith and Simmons & Simmons advise on the biggest case of 2022: Hewlett-Packard’s fraud claims over Autonomy
Read about the UK's leading Solicitors representing both teams for the £11 billion Hewlett Packard case against former Autonomy executives.
Lateral Hires in the Chambers UK 2022 Guide and Rankings
Find out which firms have seen the most significant growth and had the most lateral hires. Listen to this episode where the Team discusses lawyers moves and trends of setting up one’s boutiques and independent practice.
Gender Representation in the Chambers UK 2022 Rankings
The Chambers UK Team discuss what the team is doing to promote gender equality in the Chambers UK rankings, including introducing the leave policy, a key feature on the submissions for the guide. Listen to the podcast to learn about diversity trends for different ranking groupings, practice area highlights and variations of gender diversity across the region.
An Insight into Junior Lawyers in the UK Legal Market
The Chambers UK Team explore how junior lawyers are gaining credit in the UK. Listen to the podcast to discover which geographic area and practice areas are trending for junior lawyers and which top cities for Partners are gaining recognition.
Legal Podcast on Trends Across the UK Legal Market
The Chambers UK team analyse the numbers that form the rankings of the Chambers UK 2022 guide and provide a unique look into the stories behind these numbers. In this podcast episode, discover trends and an analysis of the market.
Chambers UK 2022 Diversity and Inclusion Statement
We are delighted to share our D&I statement for the 2022 edition of the Chambers UK guide which reports on the diversity stats in the rankings.
Meet the Research and Editorial team
Capital Markets, Employee Share Schemes & Incentives, Employment, Financial Services, Investment Funds, Offshore, Pensions, Pensions Litigation, Police Law, Sport, Tax
Charities, Construction, Education, Energy & Natural Resources, International Arbitration, Mediators, Projects/Infrastructure, Professional Discipline, Public International Law, Real Estate Finance
Civil Fraud, Commercial and Corporate Litigation (London), Consumer Finance, Crime, Extradition, Family/Matrimonial, Hotels & Leisure, Insurance, Litigation (Regions), Partnership, Real Estate, Real Estate Litigation, Retail
Aviation, Commercial Contracts, Data Protection, Defamation/Reputation Management, Information Technology and Outsourcing, Intellectual Property, Life Sciences, Media & Entertainment, Planning, Product Liability, Public Procurement, Telecommunications
Administrative and Public Law, Asset Finance, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Commodities, Environment, Local Government, Parliamentary & Public Affairs, Shipping, Transport, Travel
Court of Protection, Clinical Negligence, Financial Crime, Gaming & Licensing, Health & Safety, Healthcare, Immigration, Mental Health, Personal Injury, POCA, Professional Negligence, Social Housing