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Why Clients Use Chambers

Since 1990, Chambers has published the leading directories of the legal profession. Clients trust them to find exactly the right lawyer or law-firm.

Our reputation is based on our independence and objectivity. No other organisation has the strength of our editorial and research team. We have the largest and the best research team of its kind in the world.

It is accepted world-wide that our directories are the most accurate and the most reliable.

 

Client comments

"With Chambers, you are in essence getting an independent, unbiased view...It consolidates many different opinions of people who have dealt with these lawyers and provides the user with an additional valuable perspective. When we may deal with a lawyer, we like to check what Chambers has to say about them.”
Brandon Bradkin, Partner, Park Square Capital

“From an in house position...having a guide like that is something that is much appreciated and is a resource that I find really useful to have”
Joe Salama, Director and Counsel, Litigation and Regulatory Investigations, DeutscheBank

“The Chambers guides are a big thing here in the US. I want to give my appraisal because people look at the Chambers rating."
John Southern, Chief Financial Officer, CareSouth Health System

“I use it a lot. It's good to have something independent to refer to.”
Amina Bashir, Head of Legal and Company Secretary, Gulf African Bank

 

Ways that clients use Chambers

Finding global legal representation

“Through the Global, Latin American, and USA books, I am able to identify international law firms and individuals within the firm that are global in scope.”
Cynthia B Kane, Special Assistant to the Delaware Secretary of State

For a company that covers multiple jurisdictions, the use of directories to identify law firms/individuals with specialized expertise is essential. Chambers gives reliable information and is my first choice."
Mag. Renata Hrnjak, Head of Legal Affairs, Samsung Electronics Austria GmbH

“As a corporate lawyer in a company with global business activities, Chambers guides are always my first choice in obtaining information and contact details for competent lawyers in foreign jurisdictions.”
Dr.Philipp Voet van Vormizeele, General Counsel, Inoxum Group

“Chambers and Partners is my best reference to firms and lawyers around the world. They seem to get it right and I trust their judgment.”
John Dickens, Senior Attorney, Alberto Culver

 

Locating specialist legal expertise in unfamiliar practice areas

“When searching for suitable counsel in countries or practice areas where we do not currently engage counsel we typically start with Chambers to identify a few candidates worthy of further consideration…Chambers is a go-to resource for us.”
Josh Maxfield, Assistant General Counsel, Garmin

“…for new areas or topics it is great. I found one of the top lawyers I use in the guide. I know I can trust it to find good lawyers and firms.”
Chasity Goodner, Senior Litigation Counsel, HCA, Inc

“I use the guides especially when looking for legal counsel in an unfamiliar practice area or jurisdiction.”
Alan Huang, Legal Director, American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC)

“I use Chambers for guidance when neither colleagues nor I have direct experience of firms in a particular country or specialist area.“
Benedict O’Halloran, General Counsel, European Transactions & UK, General Electric

 

Sourcing legal expertise in unfamiliar jurisdictions

“However remote the place is, however remote the country is, Chambers can always help find you the lawyer you need. That's why we keep going back to the guides…“
S K Honnesh, Vice-President (Legal), Reliance Industries Limited

“I find it a terrific starting point if we're going into a new jurisdiction and we have a matter of any significance. I take a lot of comfort from finding a firm or lawyer mentioned favourably in Chambers.”
John Wright, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Triumph Group

The Chambers Global Client’s Guide is an excellent resource for finding outside counsel in countries where you may not already have a law firm relationship.”
Scott J. Depta, Legal Director, Dell Inc.

“I've used Chambers when looking for counsel in unfamiliar jurisdictions. Based on past experience, I would consult it again.”
Jean Martin, Senior Counsel – Health, Safety, and Environment, BPAmerica

 

Obtaining an independent view of the law firms that they currently use

“If I need a lawyer in a jurisdiction, I will consult the guide and see what firms and individual lawyers are recommended. I also use it generally to see what people are saying about the firms we use, and to get a sense of what’s going on in a particular market.”
Peter Schwartz, Senior Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Westfield Corporation Inc

“Using the Chambers guide gives us additional information on the firms we currently work with and lets us know the best offices and lawyers in jurisdictions where we don't have contacts.”
Santos Mauleón Lozano, Director Asesoría Jurídica Iberoamérica, Abengoa, Spain

“We use Chambers often. We receive two copies - our corporate department receives one and investment banking uses the other. Investment banking uses it to assist in assessing the quality of attorneys used by client companies. If a company or prospect comes to us represented by an attorney, we want to know who this person is, the quality of their effort and how he/she is generally regarded.”
Barry Alpert, Managing Director, Raymond James & Associates

 

Chambers' Guides are valued by all branches of the legal profession

“Yes, I do use Chambers, both in terms of reviews of other firms of solicitors, and (mostly) to assist with the selection of appropriate counsel. It is the foremost legal directory in the UK.”
Michael Veal, Partner, Lester Aldridge

“I use Chambers guides. I find them an objective and reliable index to what you need to know and who you need to know in the legal world.”
Paul Kilcoyne, Barrister, 1 TempleGardens

“We do all sorts of work and, if I get a call from an attorney that I don't know, I want to know about the person I'm about to attach my name to. If they appear in Chambers, that is a sure sign that they are top quality.”
Dr Allyn Needham, Partner at Shipp, Needham & Durham LLC

 

The guides are easily accessible in print or online

“I think the way in which the commentary and information is presented makes it easy to access, understand and relate to, so that you get a better grasp of the firm or the lawyer that you’re looking up.”
John Wright, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Triumph Group

“Chambers books contain a wealth of information, yet are easy to navigate.They are evidently a leader in the market.”
Liesbeth Koomen, Head of Government Affairs, Regulatory & Ultra Fast Broadband, Telstra Clear

“[The guides] are set out well, you have all the contact details and information you need right there…It's not always easy to find that sort of information elsewhere and the guide is excellent as a reference tool.”
Paul Devereux, Corporate Counsel, Burger Fuel Worldwide Limited

“It is clear, concise and pretty comprehensive. The online service is particularly useful. I have also used it on a number of occasions to search for specialists skills when either our usual external partners are not a good fit or are conflicted.”
Lawrence Guedes, Group Legal Director, Logica

 

For further information, please contact:

Brad Sirott – Business Development Director: [email protected]

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