Defero Law offers insight and advice on a range of legal directory topics.
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Do you find legal directory submissions difficult and time consuming? You might feel that you're not getting the rankings you deserve. Even if you are experienced in the legal directory process, the occasional frustration might still creep in. Maybe our directory tune-up service is for you?
Defero Law has brought together three former Chambers and Partners senior managers and editors - Tracey Sinclair (former editor of Chambers UK), Baron Armah-Kwantreng (former head of research) and Richard Pettet (former advertising manager) to give you insight and valuable advice on the whole legal directory process.
"Thank you so much for your insightful comments on our draft Insolvency submission – you made some really valid points which we are applying to all of the submissions for this year." Belfast-based firm featuring in both Chambers and Legal 500
"Great stuff! ... full of good advice and all very useful…our rankings were seriously improved at The Legal 500" Leading firm in Luxembourg.
The submission part of the legal directory process is vital to getting the recognition you deserve. However, many law firms get this part wrong. As a member of the group you're entitled to have one of your submissions reviewed by our team of experts. We'll let you know what you're doing right and wrong!
You'll also have access to the following articles:
Choosing a referee
The biggest mistakes law firms make with referees
What to do if you can’t provide client referees
Extra information – what is it worth including? Read this article as a sample
Can I send the same submissions to Legal 500 and Chambers?
The importance of deadlines
Changing the story – how to deal with poor headlines when it’s submission time Read this article as a sample
How to crack Chambers' Global / Regional / Country submissions
Reusing the submission material
Getting the best out of a telephone interview Read this article as a sample
What NOT to say to researchers Read this article as a sample
What will my referees be asked?
An insight into the ranking meetings – researcher and editor
Why am I ranked in one directory and not the other?
How much do profiles cost?
What to put in a firm profile
What to put in individual profiles Read this article as a sample
The Benefits of Profiles
Pros and cons of buying an introduction/overview
Face to face meetings – how to get them, what to do in them
Using the rankings to sell your firm
Pros and cons of using a consultant
What can a consultant do for your firm?
Deal tables – are they worth it? Are they relevant? How do you use the information?
Awards – what to submit, how to get noticed
Do I need to go to the Chambers launch?