We are delighted to announce we have released the fourth and final groups of rankings that represent IFLR1000's 31st / the 2021/22 edition.

This fourth launch includes new Leading Lawyers for all practice areas and firm rankings for:

  • Insolvency
  • M&A
  • M&A - Foreign
  • M&A - Northern California
  • M&A - Southern California
  • Private equity
  • Private equity - Foreign
  • Restructuring
  • Restructuring : Bond holder and fund representation
  • Restructuring : Corporate
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Restructuring and insolvency - Foreign


The rankings can be accessed by following the links to the jurisdicion pages below or by visiting a jurisdiction’s ranking page  using the regional drop-down menus on the iflr1000.com homepage.

To indicate which rankings are new, the tier section of newly published ranking tables are coloured green and the month and year of publication is stated on the table.

The landing page for the first ranking release of this calendar year - banking and finance - can be viewed here. The second release - capital markets and investment funds - can be viewed here. The third release can be viewed here.

Our research methodology and ranking criteria is available here

Congratulations to all ranked firms and thank you to everyone that took part.

If you have questions about the research, please contact Ben Naylor (Editor)bnayor@iflr1000.com

If you would like to discuss how we can help promote your achievements, please contact Liam Sharkey (Head of Business Development)lsharkey@iflr1000.com


New rankings by region



Publication timetable


  • China regional firm rankings and Leading Lawyers published: September 1, 2021
  • India Awards ceremony: September 2, 2021
  • Canada and United States Awards ceremony: September 21, 2021
  • Subscriber firm reviews and client feedback published: September 29, 2021
  • Non-subscriber firm reviews and client feedback published: November 30, 2021