Law directories divide the partners judged
Whether sour grapes or genuine grievance, commercial partners have grown increasingly doubtful regarding the influence and rigour of the major legal directories. The latest Big Question survey found some partners questioning their accuracy and relevance, with 71% of respondents arguing that directories lacked rigour. In contrast, only 7% judged the major directories to be either 'excellent' or 'good' in terms of the quality of their research.
Partners question the rigour of legal directories with some arguing that they have little reach with clients, but is it sour grapes? Chambers is singled out as the best all-round. Emma Sadowski reports
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