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Podcast: Chambers and Partners: More Than Just a Legal Ranking Service

Author: Berbay Marketing & PR | May 8, 2019

Episode 41

Mark Wyatt, one of the most seasoned legal information providers in the world, has over 30 years of experience launching and running international market-leading multimedia businesses. Most recently in March 2018, he led the management buy-in of Chambers and Partners, supported by Inflexion Private Equity. Chambers and Partners is the largest legal data analytics and ranking company in the world, with more than 200 dedicated research analysts speaking 20+ languages.

A former director of Centaur (now listed LSE), Mark ran The Lawyer, Lawtel (subsequently acquired by Thomson Reuters) and created Legal Week (PPA Business Magazine of the Year), as well as four of the largest legal websites in Europe, including the first legal recruitment and news sites. He also launched some of the world’s largest legal events, including The Lawyer Awards, The Legal Week Awards, The Lawyer Summit, The Corporate Counsel Forum, The Legal IT Forum (acquired by Informa), The Global Legal Forum, The Private Client Forum (EIBTM event of the year), The Luxury Law Forum with The New York Times, and many more.

Mark sold Legal Week to Incisive Media and launched Europe’s first consumer law firm comparison platform. He also acquired The European Lawyer and European Lawyer Reference, which he then sold to Thomson Reuters. Additionally, he launched Procurelaw, the cloud-based global tendering platform for legal services, which he sold to Elevate in the U.S. In 2012, he acquired Legal Day and united it with The European Lawyer.

Highly experienced in digital and technology solutions, joint ventures, partnerships, events and new launches as well as private equity, fundraising and M&A, Mark is a regular speaker and commentator on these topics.

What you’ll learn in this episode:

  • What technological investments Chambers and Partners is making to help lawyers and clients better understand the market.
  • How Chambers and Partners is developing its data analytics efforts and using this to provide benchmarking information for legal departments.
  • Why Chambers and Partners is expanding globally, including opening offices in New York and Brazil.
  • How Chambers and Partners encourages submissions from small and medium-sized law firms.

How to contact Mark Wyatt:

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