I refer to the IFLR1000 especially with respect to jurisdictions I have no knowledge about. The main reasons: to find a good firm or confirm standing of a firm recommended by someone else.
I usually use the IFLR1000 in connection with a need to engage a local counsel on an M&A deal.
Corporate M&A lawyer
Listed international pharmaceutical company
The IFLR1000 provides me with a really good overview of the markets
[Africa and Middle East] I operate in. I find the information easy to find
and not too complicated. It is simple to use and gets me to the information
Counsel, Africa and the Middle East