Maples and Calder Given Top Tier Rankings by Chambers Global 2018
Chambers has released its 2018 Global guide to the world's leading law firms and Maples and Calder has secured top spots for nine practice groups across six locations. The firm continues to achieve high rankings in both the individual lawyer and practice group categories, with 65 individual lawyer rankings in this edition.
The guide, which recognises Maples and Calder as an, 'elite' law firm, published reviews received across the firm's global client base. Endorsed as, 'an offshore heavyweight,' Maples and Calder is described by clients as, 'an extremely strong global firm'. Maples and Calder's international offices have been also been commended as 'standout experts' in Asia as well as having, 'great levels of client service' in the BVI. In addition, clients in Ireland noted that the firm is seen as a 'go-to' for Irish funds.
Global Managing Partner, Alasdair Robertson (who is among the recommended lawyers), commented, "We are delighted to receive these rankings from Chambers 2018 and to be counted among the top tier legal service providers in the world. Our clients' opinion of us is most important and knowing that both clients and peers speak so highly of Maples and Calder is validation of all the hard work and effort put in by each of our lawyers."
Chambers Global covers over 190 countries across the world. The first Chambers rankings were published in 1990 and the guides currently research over 185 jurisdictions worldwide. Individual lawyers are ranked on the basis of their legal knowledge and experience, their ability, their effectiveness, and their client-service. Law firm departments are ranked on the qualities of their lawyers as well as the effectiveness and capability of the department as a whole.