Legal directories strategy

Submission editing

Referee management

Deadline management

Benchmarking & diagnostics

Rankings ROI assessment


Legal directories can be time-consuming, so you need a strategy. We read through your past submissions, get to know your firm and build results-driven plans. No more time wasted!

Recommended for: This service is ideal for law firms that want to improve their approach to legal directories.

This service includes:

  • Assessing the quality of submissions
  • Analysing available rankings data
  • Benchmarking & competitor study
  • Interpreting Chambers Insight
  • Creating diagnostic and strategy reports
  • Selecting the right rankings & awards
  • Creating yearly deadline calendars
  • Assessing return on investment


This is our most popular package and it covers assistance on every possible element of the legal directory process.

Recommended for: This service is ideal for law firms that want to save time, optimise workflow and improve results.

This service includes:

  • Selecting the right legal directories and awards
  • Setting smart and tailored goals for each practice
  • Workflow and deadline management
  • Writing submissions together with your team
  • Extensive submission editing
  • Effective referee selection and management
  • Interview coaching for partners
  • Year-end reports with results and recommendations
  • Liaison with editorial and sales teams at legal directories
  • Analysis of previous submissions and Chamber Insight Report
  • Advice on award fees, advertisement and sponsorship ROI
  • Ongoing support to partners and marketing staff


We know all the secrets to a successful submission. Let us help you put your best foot forward.

Recommended for: This is a great service for law firms that want an extra pair of eyes (and hands!) to send the perfect submission.

This service includes:

  • Editing submission document
  • Assistance with case selection and ordering
  • Feedback on content, including on the team and the work highlights

We edit submissions for:

and many others!


These sessions are for all stakeholders in the submissions process, including partners, marketing staff and general support team members. Our content is always tailor-made to suit your firm’s particular interests and needs and every session offers an extended Q&A at the end. We currently have 3 main workshops. Currently all workshops are online but we also deliver in-house.

1. Legal directory Masterclass

This workshop gives an in-depth overview of Chambers, Legal500, Leaders League and IFLR.

Topics covered: research methodology used by legal directories, how to write a submission, how to select your referees, explain rankings’ decision-making processes, best practices and tips, advice on how to manage the process within the firm

Duration: 2hrs + Q&A

2. Writing a good submission

This workshop will do a deep dive on how to write the best possible submission.

Topics covered: writing lawyer bios, describing your practice, selecting clients, selecting and ordering work highlights, writing great work highlight descriptions and making your work shine.

Duration: 1hr + Q&A

3. Training your marketing staff

This workshop is targeted at marketing staff who are just getting acquainted with legal directories.

Topics covered: how best to manage the process within the law firm, engaging partners, writing good submissions and engaging with research teams at legal directories.

Duration: 2 x 1hr + Q&A


DownloadsInsightsLegal Directories

Beginners Guide to Legal Directories

26 July 2021
This is a 10-page guide to legal directories, including what directories are, a list of…