Chambers Asia 2009, which ranks the leading lawyers of Asia and Chambers Global 2009, which ranks the leading lawyers of the world - are both publications of Chambers & Partners, London (http://www.chambersandpartners.com/), which annually ranks leading lawyers - regionally and globally.
Chambers Global is referred to by Chambers & Partners as the "directory of the most highly recommended lawyers world-wide."
Chambers lawyer rankings - universally recognized as one of the most credible and prestigious in the world - are based on independent research conducted by Chambers & Partners based on market reputation, which is guaged from in-depth interviews and feeback from clients and lawyers.
In its commentary, Chambers Asia 2009 states:
Rai Azam is the “dynamic young lead lawyer” at Azam & Rai, which has built a strong reputation as a one-stop shop for foreign investors. Azam advises foreign clients on every stage of their investment into Pakistan and he has also developed particular expertise in IT.