Nomination Process

To be considered for the Best Lawyers peer review process, a lawyer must first be nominated.
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Nominate a lawyer by filling out a Nomination Form or submitting a nomination online.
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Submit Nomination

Nominations will be reviewed for the next editorial cycle.

Purely Peer Review Methodology

Best Lawyers believes that the best lawyers know who the best lawyers are. Thus, our recognitions are based purely on the feedback we receive from lawyers already highlighted in our publication. Learn more about our transparent methodology.

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Who Can Nominate a Lawyer?

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We only ask that lawyers not nominate themselves.

Nomination Deadlines

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Australia

December 15, 2019

Deadline to submit nominations for the 13th Edition

The Best Lawyers in Australia

is December 15, 2019

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United States

December 1, 2019

Deadline to submit nominations for the 27th Edition

The Best Lawyers in America

is December 1, 2019

View Full International Timeline
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If the lawyer you wish to nominate has been in practice less than 10 years, we recommend you submit them as a candidate for Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. If the lawyer has been in practice more than 10 years, we recommend you submit them as a candidate for our traditional Best Lawyers publication.

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