Who’s Who Legal: UK Bar 2015, http://whoswholegal.com/news/community/article/32181/the-uk-bar-2015/ published last week, is Law Business Research Ltd’s first UK Bar publication, providing an overview of the leading barristers and sets across 24 distinct practice areas. It features 24 chapters listing the barristers who received the most nominations from UK solicitors, in-house counsel, and fellow members of the bar during a six month period. The analysis features a total of 797 barristers, 493 silks and 304 juniors.
Essex Court Chambers is the best represented chambers in the book as a whole with 47 listings across 8 practice areas: Arbitration, Insurance & Reinsurance; Trade & Commodities; Labour & Employment; Energy & Natural Resources; Civil Fraud, Banking & Finance and Corporate Tax. Out of the 10 chambers featured for delivering stand out performances in the research, Essex Court Chambers leads the number of listings overall.