Legal directories vary. Some are little more than vanity publishing – lawyers pay for their entries, and these directories are not taken seriously by anyone. Others are much better – they do proper research, and refuse to accept inducements to put lawyers in or exaggerate their rankings.
In England, the Legal 500 and Chambers Directory both have a good name, and it is a pleasure to see that my old firm continues to score well in them.
In Australia, Doyle’s Guide is one of the better ones; this is what they have to say about me this year:
Robert Fenwick Elliott moved to the bar in July 2013 and appears to have made a considerable degree of impact in that short time. Fenwick Elliott was previously ranked as a “Preeminent” individual in the area of construction when practising as a solicitor.