19 04 2023Awards and recognition

The Legal 500 recognises RDJ lawyers and practices

RDJ is named a leader in 17 practice areas with 36 lawyers receiving individual recognition in the 2023 edition of The Legal 500 EMEA.

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RDJ are pleased to have been named a leader in 17 practice areas in the 2023 edition of The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), released this week.

The Legal 500 series is widely acknowledged as one of the world’s largest legal referral guides. More than 300,000 corporate counsel worldwide provide feedback each year as part of an independent research process.

View the full Legal 500 editorial here.

What our clients said:

‘A fantastic team – smart, practical and pragmatic. They really understand our business and provide clear solutions to complex problems.’

‘Smart, approachable lawyers with knowledge and experience that sets them apart from the competition’

‘RDJ LLP has excellent attention to detail, and response times are very efficient.’

‘The team at RDJ LLP is exceptional and leaves no stone unturned, continuously working on the client’s behalf to achieve the best outcome.’

‘The team provided comprehensive advice that is technically excellent and also practical.’

‘The team provides an excellent and responsive service. The team are go-to lawyers for employment advice.’

‘All partners and associates in RDJ LLP are highly professional.’

‘The people are invariably on top of their brief and always appear to be well supported.’

‘Excellent knowledge and understanding. Innovative approach to technical issues.’

‘The RDJ team are diligent, professional and responsive. Advice is always clear and definitive, and takes account of all commercial and practical considerations and difficulties.’

‘Excellent advice and follow-up, including innovative solutions.’

‘RDJ uniquely are able to leverage multiple office locations without impacting the high level and consistency of service. Physical proximity to the client brings a higher level of relationship and trust.’

‘The team are responsive, commercial, pragmatic and see the bigger picture.’

‘Excellent, clear, concise legal advice. RDJ deliver in terms of all deadlines and deliverables.’

‘Very professional firm focused on delivering excellent legal advice at all times. Very focused on clients’ needs and expectations. Always striving to find the correct solution in the circumstances. Approach all matters proactively.’

‘RDJ provide excellent customer service and exceptional legal advice in all areas of insurance law. They are very responsive and are efficient problem-solvers. They provide timely legal advice on complex, high value, multi-party litigation. They have particular expertise in defending claims against professionals and directors and officers. I am aware they also have a number of initiatives aimed at enhancing diversity within the firm. They are a progressive law firm with an impressive reputation and proven track record in insurance law.’

‘A key strength of the team is responsiveness and the quality of the work. Turnaround times and moving through transactions quickly.’

‘Commercially minded and dedicates the necessary time, resources and effort to complete projects to the client’s satisfaction. They have great strength in depth at both partner and associate level and are extremely responsive.’

‘RDJ LLP has experienced lawyers with subject matter expertise and practical insight, and good attention to client service.’

‘The team has a technical understanding of cybercrime issues way above. They also have a level of understanding of the approach and requirements of the Data Protection Commissioners office well beyond.’

‘RDJ are our go-to law firm if we have a high-stakes litigation. Their team have an excellent handle on complex legal and technical issues, are skilled negotiators and think very strategically.’

The team demonstrates a highly responsive and thoughtful approach, focussed on a well-considered assessment of the client’s true needs.’

‘This is a superb tax team. Every single member is excellent and I trust their advice implicitly. I would not look past this team for my tax requirements.’

‘Excellent tax team with individuals that collaborate and work well together to provide a hugely professional service across all tax issues with experts in each area. Huge knowledge base within the tax team that is kept up to date.’

‘Professional and courteous while providing a timely service and very clear and practical advice that is presented in simple terms.

RDJ ranked a leading firm in the following practice areas:

Banking & Finance

Commercial, Corporate and M&A



Healthcare and Life Sciences

Insolvency and Corporate Restructuring


Intellectual Property

Information Technology

Media and Entertainment

Real Estate

Data Privacy and Data Protection

Dispute Resolution

EU and Competition

Planning and Environment

Public Sector