Our research team contacts business leaders and key market players in order to understand the perception of the market in each jurisdiction regarding a specific area of practice.
According to the feedback from the market, we spot those leading professionals and law firms who play a crucial role in the legal developments in each designated jurisdiction.
Out of the market feedback, we mostly value feedback from existing and previous clients that have a first-hand experience of dealing with specific lawyers and law firms. We crosscheck client feedback with transactional evidence to assure the accuracy of our findings.
We mainly focus on attributes including:
- Legal Knowledge;
- Market Awareness;
- Client/lawyer relationship;
- Responsiveness and communication;
- Team quality.
After spotting a leading figure in a specific area of practice or when assessing a law firm put forward through our nomination process, we contact them asking for specific transactional evidence.
We only include the best professionals and law firms in our directory for each specific practice area. Therefore, our research team needs to make sure the actual experience and expertise of the legal service provider under review.
Publicly Available Information
Our proactive research team constantly monitors legal news and developments from leading international and local media to distinguish the professionals and law firms who shape the game in the legal sector.
The market feedback we receive as well as transactional evidence provided directly by legal service providers are crosschecked with publicly available information and media coverage of deals and transactions and vice versa.
Those who know the legal market better are the lawyers themselves. This is why our research process takes into account feedback from other lawyers active in practice areas and jurisdictions of interest. We filter out the competitive bias that may exist in such feedback and focus on revealing the real status of the market under review.