Norton Rose Group is an international legal practice comprising Norton Rose LLP, Norton Rose Australia, Norton Rose OR LLP, Norton Rose South Africa (incorporated as Deneys Reitz Inc) and their respective affiliates. Norton Rose LLP, Norton Rose Australia, Norton Rose OR LLP, Norton Rose South Africa (incorporated as Deneys Reitz Inc) are member firms of Norton Rose Verein, a Swiss Verein. Each member firm and its affiliates provides legal services in particular jurisdictions and is subject to the laws and professional regulations of the particular country or countries in which it operates. Norton Rose Verein helps coordinate the activities of the member firms but does not itself provide legal services to clients. Norton Rose Verein and each of the member firms are separate and independent legal entities. Whilst each member firm will continue to preserve clients’ confidentiality and legal professional privilege, within the Group, Group members will exchange information with each other, for Group purposes including but not limited to the requirement to check that no conflicts of interest arise.
Norton Rose LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registration number OC328697. It is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales under registration number 466517.
A list of members of Norton Rose LLP together with those non-members who are designated as partners and their professional qualifications is open to inspection at its registered office, 3 More London Riverside, London SE1 2AQ. Any reference to a partner means a member of Norton Rose LLP or a consultant or employee of Norton Rose LLP or one of its affiliates with equivalent standing and qualifications.
Norton Rose LLP is registered for Value Added Tax or similar taxes in the United Kingdom (registration number GB243477455).
We maintain professional indemnity insurance cover as required by the Solicitors' Indemnity Insurance Rules 2006, on a world-wide basis with Travelers Insurance Company Ltd and with the Solicitors Indemnity Mutual Insurance Association. Please refer to the General Counsel in London for further details of the insurance and how to contact the insurers.
Neither Norton Rose LLP nor any of its affiliates are authorised under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 but we are able in certain circumstances to offer a limited range of investment services to clients because we are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales. We can provide these investment services if they are an incidental part of the professional services we have been engaged to provide.
Because neither Norton Rose LLP nor any of its affiliates is authorised by the UK Financial Services Authority, we are retained only to provide legal and (where applicable) tax advice to our clients. In particular, we do not give advice on the merits of investment transactions, and nothing we say or do should be construed as an invitation or inducement to engage in investment activity.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales provides complaints and redress mechanisms which are available to clients if Norton Rose LLP is not able to resolve the complaint ourselves. Norton Rose Group lawyers in our international offices are subject to regulation in the different jurisdictions in which they practise.
Norton Rose LLP is not authorised by the Financial Services Authority. However, Norton Rose LLP is included on the register maintained by the Financial Services Authority so that we can carry on insurance mediation activity, which is broadly the advising on, selling and administration of insurance contracts. This part of our business, including arrangements for complaints or redress if something goes wrong, is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. The register can be accessed via the Financial Services Authority website at http://www.fsa.gov.uk/register
Norton Rose Australia is a partnership established under the laws of New South Wales, with registration number ABN 32 720 868 049, whose principal office is at Level 18 Grosvenor Place, 225 George Street, Sydney 2000, New South Wales, Australia.
Norton Rose OR LLP is a limited liability partnership established in Canada, with places of business in Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec.
Norton Rose South Africa is a company incorporated under the laws of South Africa as Deneys Reitz Inc, Reg No 1984/003385/21.
Please refer to the head of an office in any jurisdiction for a copy of the standard terms on which we provide legal advice and services in that jurisdiction, or to the Group Head of Compliance in London. The standard terms on which the London office of Norton Rose LLP agrees to provide legal advice and services can be accessed via this link.
4 March 2010
We are aware that an individual calling himself John W. Coleman, purporting to be a barrister, is holding himself out as a partner in Norton Rose Chambers UK which it is claimed is a division of Norton Rose. Neither Norton Rose LLP nor any member of Norton Rose Group has any connection whatsoever with John W Coleman, or Norton Rose Chambers UK.
John W Coleman has not been called as a barrister to the Bar of England and Wales.