The Lawyer Hot 100

The Lawyer Hot 100 celebrates lawyers in the UK who are at the top of their game right now – the ones acting on the most significant matters, disrupting the industry with their creative flair or transforming their organisations.

See The Hot 100 lists from previous years: 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012

How The Hot 100 is chosen

A lot of people ask us how we choose our Hot 100. It’s a simple exercise in theory. We track lawyers all year, we ask for submissions and recommendations from across the profession, and we try to have a ‘no asshole’ rule. From our shortlist of hundreds we then whittle it down to 100 lawyers who are ambassadors for the profession.

The Hot 100 isn’t a ‘lifetime achievement’ award but a recognition of those who are doing great work now – the lawyers who have made a significant contribution to the profession in the last year and the rising stars who are the ones to watch in the next 12 months.

The Hot 100 effect: How being in the list changed my career

Nominations are now open for the 2019 edition of The Lawyer Hot 100

The Hot 100 2018

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