For the past 6 years, Tela has completed research on the colour usage for the top 50 barristers’ chambers websites. The team takes screen grabs of the homepages for the 50 websites and then generates a report to see what colours are most popular that year.

Our tool displays a chart of all the 50 barristers’ chambers colours on one screen. The tool includes a filtration at the top of the page which allows you to look at specific websites in more detail.

We use this research to look at the current trends of colour usage in barristers’ websites. It also allows us to see the divide between barristers chambers and law firm websites. Please see our updated version for 2022 below.

RESULTS: 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019 | 2021 | 2022 |

When looking at the results you can see that the colour palette for barristers websites hasn’t changed all that much from last year. Chambers websites for the last 2 years have seen a strong use of blue and red colours which shows again this year.

From 2020 to 2021 we saw a break in the red tones being used and it looks like in 2022 this is still the case as there seems to be less again.

The 2021 visual shows that green was not a popular choice which has carried on to 2022, with the green showing even less colour on the colour wheel.

In comparison to the law firms and very different from 2021, chambers are now using less colour variation on their websites. Last year, the results showed that chambers had a wider spread of colours compared to law firms. The law firm website colour wheel displays a semi-even distribution between the lighter and darker colours however barristers chambers have a heavier weight towards the darker colours on their wheel.

The most popular colour for barristers’ chambers websites for 2022 is blue This follows the same trend as 2021 and 2019.


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