Stellar results for Axiom Advocates in Chambers guide 2018



Axiom Advocates is delighted to announce another outstanding set of rankings in the Chambers UK Bar Guide.

Axiom members have obtained a substantial 118 individual rankings in the 2019 edition with the set also being ranked band 1 in a total of 12 practice areas. It is also noted that rankings within its core areas of administrative and public law; and commercial law together equate to 35 per cent of its total members’ rankings.

In terms of public and administrative law, Axiom is categorised as an exceptional public law stable at the Scottish bar. Chambers details its extensive list of silks and strong bench of juniors is regularly instructed on all types of public law matters, including high-profile judicial review and regulatory issues.

The advocates’ substantive expertise spans human rights, planning, procurement, competition and other areas. Solicitors call them “very accommodating and easy to work with”, “very professional and accessible” and “of the highest quality”.

It further praises Axiom and its members as a market-leading stable, regarded by many as the first port of call for advocates well versed in commercial dispute resolution. It details Axiom Advocates’ deep bench of silks and juniors handle a wide array of high-profile commercial disputes, offering expertise in matters concerning commercial contracts, construction and insolvency, among others.

Instructing solicitors praise Axiom as “undoubtedly the pre-eminent stable at the Scottish Bar”, adding that “they essentially dominate the landscape in terms of commercial and public law”.

Axiom is also deemed a leading stable in Scotland for other matters including company law, procurement; intellectual property, professional discipline and professional negligence as well as construction where it is noted as having an unparalleled reputation.

Full details of individual rankings and editorial can be found here.