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1 May 2017
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Chambers Global, the leading directory that provides independent and impartial insight and feedback on the capabilities of law firms and individual lawyers, has recently released its 2017 results. Webber Wentzel values the input from Chambers Global as its results are based on in-depth research from market commentators, competitors and most importantly, clients.

Chambers Global is the directory most used by international in-house counsel to identify law firms/ individuals to use. The criteria on which rankings are assessed include legal knowledge and experience, ability, effectiveness and client-service.

Some key highlights include:

  • Webber Wentzel is ranked in 21 of its practice areas, reflecting the firm’s broad range of expertise;
  • 13 of Webber Wentzel’s practice areas feature in Band 1 (the top tier), a testament to its leading position in the market; and
  • The law firm has achieved 55 individual rankings, recognising the number of partners that are industry leaders.

“We are grateful to those that took the time to provide feedback to the research teams at Chambers and very proud of how the results reflect on our firm. The rankings are indicative of the strong relationships we have with our clients, the respect that our people enjoy from their peers and the excellent calibre of our people and services,” says Christo Els, Senior Partner at Webber Wentzel.

Chambers Global (a guide published by Chambers and Partners) gives recognition to lawyers and law firms based on thousands of interviews with clients and other lawyers and by assessing recent work done. It covers 185 jurisdictions and includes region-wide and global-wide categories.


Edited by: Creamer Media Reporter
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