The Chambers 2021 deadlines have just been published.  There have been changes made to the practices submitted for their April deadline, as well as some new practices.  And do not forget to use their new template!

Here is a breakdown of the changes:

April 1, 2020:

Banking & Finance

Capital Markets

Competition/Antitrust (moved from June to this deadline)                            

Labour & Employment (moved from June to this deadline)

Startups & Emerging Companies (new practice)

June 1, 2020:


Dispute Resolution

Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence)

Intellectual Property     

Intellectual Property: Patent & Trade Mark Agents         

Projects & Energy             

Restructuring/Insolvency (moved from April to June deadline)                                                       

TMT: Technology                

TMT: Telecoms, Media & Broadcasting 

Transportation (moved from April to June deadline)

White-Collar Crime (new practice)

There are 2 new practices:

Startups & Emerging Companies covers work on behalf of emerging growth companies, start-ups, individual investors and VC funds. It does not include VC fund formation. Work might include early and late-stage venture financings, venture capital partnerships, regulatory compliance issues, other advisory work, and IPOs. Emerging markets of focus include technology, life sciences and clean energy.

TMT: Technology clarification – TMT: Technology has a broader remit, including all manner of commercial work for more mature companies or technology work for firms in other industries, e.g. outsourcing.

White Collar Crime covers non-violent wrongdoings such as corruption and financial crimes. Examples include bribery, major fraud and insider trading. Litigation, compliance and government investigations are relevant to this practice area. 

For more information, please contact Adina Grossman, head of the submissions department , at [email protected]