About Country Comparative Guides

If you work In-house 

Country comparative guides provide you with detailed information and insight into practice-area-focused laws and regulations in various jurisdictions.  

The comparative guides cover –  

Practice areas 50+                 Jurisdictions  80+                 Contributing Firms 375+  

Each guide is written in conjunction with world’s leading lawyers and provides a practical overview of the laws and regulations in key jurisdictions for specific practice areas.  

The comparative guides save time by highlighting differences and similarities of the rules and regulations in different jurisdictions. Each country and practice area provide contact details of a legal expert in their field. Easy to navigate tabs and search bars make finding what you need quick and stress-free.  

The country comparative guides are a must for in-house lawyers working on cross-jurisdictional transactions. 

Please click here to view a full list of the Country Comparative Guides.

If you work in Private Practice 

The Legal 500 Comparative Guides position you as an exclusive expert in your jurisdiction and practice area. Showcasing you to a global audience.  

The Legal 500 site receives –  

 Over 5.8 million visitors per year                   Over 21 million page views per year 

The Legal 500 is the world’s leading legal directory. We actively promote the comparative guides to the more than 6 million unique users per year of The Legal 500 website with profile tabs, emails, social media and guide-specific icons.   

If you would like more details on contributing to the Country Comparative Guide in your jurisdiction and practice area, please contact Claire Hurst.


Legal Disclaimer. The information and opinions within this website are for information purposes only. They are not intended to constitute legal or other professional advice, and should not be relied on or treated as a substitute for specific advice relevant to particular circumstances.


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