2023 Mer­i­tas​‘Elite’ Law Firm Network

Cham­bers and Part­ners, the world’s lead­ing legal rank­ings com­pa­ny and defin­i­tive guide to lead­ing pro­fes­sion­al ser­vices providers in key mar­kets world­wide, has named Mer­i­tas an Elite Glob­al Legal Net­work, its top ranking

Cham­bers’ in-depth research teams assess lawyers and law firms across more than 200 juris­dic­tions around the world, pro­vid­ing inde­pen­dent and impar­tial intel­li­gence and mar­ket insight. Its research method­ol­o­gy is unri­valed in accu­ra­cy, depth, and qual­i­ty, deliv­er­ing indis­pens­able data insights based on rank­ings that tru­ly reflect abil­i­ty and talent.

This annu­al recog­ni­tion is a tes­ta­ment to the 183 Mer­i­tas mem­ber firms and their lawyers, who pro­vide unmatched respon­sive­ness and ded­i­ca­tion to every Mer­i­tas client,” said Sona Pan­choly, Mer­i­tas pres­i­dent. Cham­bers’ robust eval­u­a­tion method­ol­o­gy close­ly aligns with our own self-report­ing qual­i­ty mea­sure­ments that track our high con­sis­ten­cy of client ser­vice and sat­is­fac­tion across the world.”

Cham­bers rank­ings are the defin­i­tive mark of excel­lence across the legal indus­try and a go-to resource for in-house coun­sel when choos­ing law firms,” said Brett Krantz, chair of the Mer­i­tas board of direc­tors, and a lawyer from KJK in Cleve­land, Ohio. Con­grat­u­la­tions to all Mer­i­tas members.”

Swaab Man­ag­ing Part­ner, Mary Digiglio said,​“Being part of the Mer­i­tas glob­al net­work of inde­pen­dent law firms since 2009 has proven to be an impor­tant part of our fir­m’s val­ue propo­si­tion. The net­work con­tin­ues to pro­vid­e our clients with imme­di­ate access to award-win­ning, trust­ed legal advi­sors, inter­na­tion­al­ly and across Australia.”

The Cham­bers rat­ing sys­tem for the glob­al legal net­work guide con­sists of band­ed rank­ings for orga­ni­za­tions and lawyers – Band 1 is the high­est of 6 bands. Rank­ings are based on sur­vey find­ings and sig­nif­i­cant achieve­ments, with an aggre­gate rat­ing band assigned by Cham­bers to those rec­og­nized as wor­thy of inclu­sion in the guide. The qual­i­ties on which rank­ings are assessed include client ser­vice, tech­ni­cal legal abil­i­ty, pro­fes­sion­al con­duct, com­mer­cial astute­ness, dili­gence, com­mit­ment, and oth­er qual­i­ties most val­ued by clients.

About Mer­i­tas

Mer­i­tas is a glob­al alliance of inde­pen­dent, mar­ket-lead­ing law firms that pro­vides legal ser­vices to com­pa­nies look­ing to effec­tive­ly cap­ture oppor­tu­ni­ties and solve issues any­where in the world. Clients ben­e­fit from local knowl­edge, col­lec­tive strength, and new effi­cien­cies when they work with Mer­i­tas law firms. The per­son­al atten­tion and care they expe­ri­ence is part of Mer­i­tas’ indus­try-first com­mit­ment to the utmost in qual­i­ty of ser­vice and putting client pri­or­i­ties above all else. Found­ed in 1990, Mer­i­tas has mem­ber firms in 253 mar­kets world­wide with near­ly 9,000 ded­i­cat­ed, col­lab­o­ra­tive lawyers.

Mem­ber firms in Aus­tralia and New Zealand

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