Global Chief Executive: Peter Martyr
GlobalChairman: Adrian Ahern
Norton Rose partners (worldwide): 1225
Number of other fee-earners (worldwide): 3,800+
Total staff (worldwide): 7,500+
Firm Overview: Norton Rose Fulbright is a global legal practice. We provide the world’s pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3800 lawyers based in over 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare. Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact. Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright Australia, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa (incorporated as Deneys Reitz Inc) and Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, each of which is a separate legal entity, are members (‘the Norton Rose Fulbright members’) of Norton Rose Fulbright Verein, a Swiss Verein. Norton Rose Fulbright Verein helps coordinate the activities of the Norton Rose Fulbright members but does not itself provide legal services to clients.
Main Areas of Practice:
Acquisition finance; alternative dispute resolution; antitrust, competition and regulatory; asset based lending; asset finance; asset management; banking and finance; business ethics and anti-corruption; capital markets; corporate; debt finance; employee benefits; employment and labour; environment, safety and planning; financial services; insurance; intellectual property; international arbitration; investment funds; Islamic finance; litigation and dispute resolution; mergers and acquisitions; occupational health, safety and security; pensions; private equity; projects and project finance; public law; real estate; restructuring and insolvency; securities, regulation and enforcement; structured trade and commodity finance; tax; US corporate finance.
Norton Rose Fulbright has an outstanding financial institutions practice, with more than 1,000 lawyers world-wide. The strength and depth of its practice across asset managers, banks, insurers and the financial services and markets sector is reflected in its panel memberships of over 50 major global financial institutions. Its work covers all aspects of corporate, regulatory and transactional work, significant strategic mandates, litigation and dispute resolution.
Contact: James Bateson
Norton Rose Fulbright has one of the largest global energy teams of any legal practice in the world. The practice’s work is conducted in all the major global energy markets and covers the full spectrum of industry sectors including: climate change, oil and gas, power, regulated utilities, renewables and water. Its breadth of experience is combined with strengths in multiple related disciplines, such as project finance, M&A, environmental safety and planning, litigation and dispute resolution and regulation.
Contact: Simon Currie
Infrastructure, Mining & Commodities:
Norton Rose Fulbright has a renowned international infrastructure practice, which plays a role in almost every major project around the world, including those involving significant development finance. In mining, the practice has acted on transactions in almost every country in the world and the experience gained by its lawyers through work on some of the largest and most innovative mining deals in recent years means that it is well known for the excellent quality of its work. The practice also advises clients in every stage of the commodities cycle from financing through to distribution, and focuses on water, soft commodities, metals and oil and gas.
Contact: Martin McCann
Norton Rose Fulbright has some 300 transport lawyers covering all legal disciplines, and more asset finance practitioners than any other international legal practice. Its broad range of experience has earned it a strong reputation in aviation, rail and shipping. In aviation, it advises on the full range of matters from insurance to regulation and enforcement. In rail, its experience has been gained from all sides of major transactions, encompassing regulatory, infrastructure and light rail work as well as rail finance, rolling stock acquisitions and leasing. In shipping, the firm covers all aspects of admiralty, shipping, marine insurance and transport and also benefits from a number of specialist advisors including qualified Master Mariners and former naval officers.
Contact: Harry Theochari
Technology & Innovation:
Norton Rose Fulbright provides a full range of legal services to clients in industries where innovation and intellectual property are key, including the communications, media and technology and retail and brands sectors.The technology and innovation team bring together practitioners from the practice's corporate, finance, competition, regulatory, intellectual property, employment, dispute resolution and tax teams. It advises on all aspects of technology and intellectual property development, protection, procurement and licensing and on all types of transactions where technology and innovation are important components such as licence agreements, joint ventures, outsourcing, financing (including project, leverage, vendor and acquisition financing), venture capital and private equity investments and buy-outs, and public and private mergers and acquisitions.
Contact: Mike Rebeiro
Life Sciences & Healthcare:
Norton Rose Fulbright advises major global pharmaceutical, bioscience and technology companies on all aspects of their business from innovation and corporate development, commercialisation and market exploitation through to the maintenance and enforcement of intellectual property rights. In contentious matters, it advises on all areas of litigation (including intellectual property and product liability in complex multi-jurisdictional matters), trade law, recall and crisis management, regulatory, patent counsel and patent prosecution. In corporate and commercial related work the practice advises on financing, developing and executing exit strategies, M&A, commercialised or precommercialisation assets and pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities and commercial contracts for R&D. In regulatory matters, the practice advises on compliance, antitrust, marketing, pricing and distribution.
Contact: Patrick Kierans
Contact: Rick Robinson
INTERNATIONAL OFFICES: Abu Dhabi, Almaty, Amsterdam, Athens, Austin, Bahrain, Bangkok, Beijing, Bogotá, Brisbane, Brussels, Calgary, Canberra, Cape Town, Caracas, Casablanca, Dallas, Dar es Salaam, Denver, Dubai, Durban, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Houston, Jakarta (in association with Norton Rose Fulbright Australia), Johannesburg, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Milan, Minneapolis, Montréal, Moscow, Munich, New York, Ottawa, Paris, Perth, Piraeus, Pittsburgh-Southpointe, Prague, Québec, Riyadh (in association with Mohammed Al-Ghamdi Law Firm), Rome, San Antonio, Shanghai, Singapore, St Louis, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, Warsaw and Washington DC.
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