At Kidd Aitken, our team of experts bring years of experience advising law firms on all aspects of submissions to leading directories and awards providers, including Chambers, Legal 500, IFLR1000 and more.

Our size (over 25 staff and growing) and breadth of expertise enable us to work across large international law firms and cover multiple practices. With a wealth of experience that includes former editors and researchers from all major directories. In fact, our founder Jacob Aitken was the editor of the first three editions of Chambers Latin America and co-founder Daniel Kidd was the founding editor of Chambers Asia Pacific. Our team also houses the former editor of Chambers UK, and deputy editors and researchers of Chambers USA, Chambers Europe and Legal 500.

We’re currently celebrating Kidd Aitken’s fifth anniversary. Founders Jacob and Daniel have been assisting clients with their submissions and improving their rankings for well over a decade.

Awards for Kidd Aitken

Our experience, testimonials and track record highlight our success and achievements. But we also take pride in the number and scope of awards and accreditations we’ve received to date. Including being ranked top of the list for legal consultants and strategists by Law Dragon 2020. Here’s just a brief selection.

Directors

DANIEL

Daniel Kidd

DIRECTOR

Daniel has 12 years’ experience in the legal sector. He spent four years at Chambers & Partners in London, and was the Editor of the first three editions of Chambers Asia Pacific, launching the first edition in Singapore in 2008.

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JACOB-AITKEN

Jacob Aitken

DIRECTOR

Jacob Aitken is a Director of Kidd Aitken Legal Marketing.
Jacob has 12 years’ experience in the legal sector. He was the Editor of the first three editions of Chambers Latin America, launching the first edition in Buenos Aires in 2008.

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TONY-WILLIAMS

Tony Williams

Advisor to the Board

Tony Williams has more than 35 years’ experience in the legal profession. He was Managing Partner of the world’s largest law firm, Clifford Chance, where he spent almost 20 years.

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Senior Legal Directory Specialists

ANGELA-BARRET

Angela Barrett

Senior Legal Directory Specialist

Angela Barrett is a Senior Legal Directory Specialist.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law from the University of Liverpool and has also completed a PGDip in Newspaper Journalism. Before joining Kidd Aitken, she was a researcher at leading legal directory The Legal 500.

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MATTHEW-CRIPSEY

Matthew Cripsey

Senior Legal Directory Specialist

Matthew is a Senior Legal Directory Specialist.
He holds a first-class BA in French Studies, an MA in Translation and is currently studying in his spare time for an MSc in Environment & Sustainability.

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RYAN-DAVIS

Ryan Davis

Senior Legal Directory Specialist

Ryan joined Kidd Aitken in 2019 and specialises in writing legal directory submissions for leading law firms around the world. He has a keen eye for a standout submission, having previously conducted research and written editorial.

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GISELI-FARIAS

Giseli Farias

Senior Legal Directory Specialist

Giseli has a degree in Education from the University of Rio de Janeiro and a professional diploma in Project Management from the Brighton School of Business and Management.

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JOE-MOSBY

Joe Mosby

Senior Legal Directory Specialist

Joe has 11 years’ experience in the legal sector. He spent five years at Chambers & Partners in London, and was the Editor of the UK Guide for solicitors.

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CLOE-THOMSON

Chloë Thomson

Senior Legal Directory Specialist

Chloë holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law from the University of Glasgow and is a licensed attorney in New York State. Chloë has six years of legal experience in both the UK and US markets working for a variety of law firms.

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RICHARD-WINTER

Richard Winter

Senior Legal Directory Specialist

Richard has more than 10 years’ experience in the legal sector, both on the directory and the law firm-side. He spent more than five years working across various Chambers & Partners directories.

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Legal Directory Specialists

Daniel-Arthur

Daniel Arthur

Legal Directory Specialist

Daniel is a Legal Directory Specialist.
He has worked in legal publishing for over five years, with experience as a Deputy Editor on the Chambers Asia-Pacific and Chambers Global guides.

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JON-COMLAY

Jon Comlay

Legal Directory Specialist

Jon has almost 15 years’ experience in the legal sector; both working for the legal directories and also working in-house at barristers’ chambers.

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alex

Alex Cowlishaw

Legal Directory Specialist

He has three years of legal sector experience, working for the Chambers and Partners Europe team as a senior researcher and writer. In this role he predominantly conducted in-depth research and analysis.

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MATTHEW-EYRE

Matthew Eyre

Legal Directory Specialist

Matthew Eyre combines a very strong understanding of the law and the legal industry with superb writing, editing and proofreading skills.

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ALICE

Alice Gormley

Legal Directory Specialist

Alice has five years’ experience in the legal sector working for the legal directories and in-house at a Magic Circle law firm. She worked at Chambers for three years.

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DAVID-GREAVES

David Greaves

Legal Directory Specialist

David is a legal directory specialist with many years of experience working with the legal sector. He spent several years with Chambers and Partners handling research for several guides, including the UK, US, Europe, and Global guides.

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KATE-LEDIGO

Kate Ledigo

Legal Directory Specialist

Kate is a Legal Directory Specialist. She holds a first class degree in Politics from the University of Sussex and a Graduate Diploma in Law from BPP Waterloo.

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RUADHRI

Ruaidhri McLaughlin Dowd

Legal Directory Specialist

Ruaidhri spent three years at leading legal directory Chambers & Partners, working on the Europe directory, with a special focus on the Republic of Ireland.

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IAN-ONEILL

Ian O'Neill

Legal Directory Specialist

Ian studied European Law with German at Nottingham Trent and completed the Legal Practice Course at Inns of Court, School of Law (now City Law School). He has 12 years’ experience in the legal sector.

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EDDA-ODDO

Eva Oddo

Legal Directory Specialist

Eva has worked as a writer and researcher for Chambers & Partners and Legal 500, researching European, Latin American and US legal markets.

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Managers

DONA-TILLING

Donna Tilling

Operations Manager

Donna started her career in property auctions, handling the sale of repossessed properties for a large building society. She has held a number of customer service and account management roles.

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CAROLINE-TRIGGLE

Caroline Triggle

Office Manager

Caroline is Kidd Aitken’s Office Manager. She has over 25 years’ experience within the Property Management and Operational Management sector.

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Coordinators

ANGELA-ARMITAGE

Angela Armitage

Head of Coordination

Angela started her career in a variety of finance roles, most recently in Business Development for AXA Wealth Financial Institutions division, working with Financial Advisers of major banks, such as, HSBC, Coutts, and Lloyds.

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nikita

Nikita Bout King

Coordinator

Nikita is a Coordinator at Kidd Aitken. Nikita has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Asian Institute of Management and a Business Analytics Certification from Northwestern University Chicago.

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GENERAL

Raisah Ali

Coordinator

Raisah Ali is a Coordinator at Kidd Aitken. She assists leading law firms across the world with all aspects of the legal directory research process.

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victoria

Victoria Soria Morales

Coordinator

Victoria holds a bachelor’s degree in International Affairs from the University of Monterrey with a major in International Trade. Her work experience includes working for the General Consulate of Spain in Monterrey for six months.

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MANDY-ROYNON

Mandy Roynon

Coordinator

Mandy is a Coordinator at Kidd Aitken. As part of her role she assists major law firms across the world with all aspects of the legal directory research process.

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Consultants

GARY-MAINING

Gary Manning

Consultant

Gary Manning is a marketing, communications and business development consultant. He has over 30 years’ experience in a number of senior roles in the professional services sector.

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EUGENIA-NAVARRO

Eugenia Navarro

Consultant

Eugenia Navarro is a marketing, communications and business development specialist. Eugenia has a Master’s in Strategic Marketing from ESADE (Spain’s leading business school, and one of the leading such institutions worldwide).

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STEVEN-ONGENAET

Steven Ongenaet

Consultant

Steven Ongenaet is a business development and marketing consultant with over 12 years’ experience in the professional services sector.

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