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ByrneWallace LLP achieves top rankings as one of Ireland’s leading law firms in independent legal directory, Legal 500

Thursday, 27 April 2023


ByrneWallace LLP has once again been recognised as one of Ireland’s top tier Irish law firms, providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice, following independent research undertaken by international directory, Legal 500.

The annual directory provides impartial, third-party opinion on the leading law firms and lawyers in 80 countries across the EMEA region. The rankings are based on the results of extensive research, including detailed qualitative assessment of work conducted by law firms over the past 12 months, experience and depth of teams, specialisms and ancillary services, and, most importantly, client feedback. 

Law firms and their lawyers are ranked based on the strength of their teams, and the consistency of quality of the individuals within them. Amongst the criteria assessed include strong technical ability to deal with the most complex and innovative work; in-depth capability beyond key partners; capacity to handle large transactions as well as complex, innovative deals; commitment to technology and the use of technology to improve client services. 

In the directory, ByrneWallace LLP was commended for consistently delivering excellent legal advice and first-class client service. 

Clients interviewed as part of the research made the following comments about the firm: 

‘A great strength of ByrneWallace is the number of experts it has, which gives great confidence in the advice received concerning specific issues.’

‘We are consistently very pleased with the partners and associates we engage with at the firm: professionalism and expertise is always top-flight; they take time and give real focus to understanding our specific needs and the associated context; the response to queries and work delivery is consistently efficient; work product always excellent.’

‘A highly responsive firm, with particular ability to be agile across multiple areas of law.’

‘Partners are very accessible and responsive. Creative in finding solutions and attentive to our requirements and long-term objectives.’

 ‘This multidisciplinary team brought far more than basic advice to our process. The team got involved with the matter by acquiring a true understanding, applying analytical thinking and using game theory to support our decisions.’

Of the lawyers ranked in ByrneWallace LLP, a number received Hall of Fame status - an honour awarded to those who are ‘deemed to be the operating at the very top in that practice area – based on workload, peer feedback and length of experience.