Maybe you’re already interested in our firm. Maybe you’re looking to be persuaded. Either way, it’s time we told you a little more about ourselves. Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm, providing a full business law service to household-name businesses and financial institutions. We have more than 4000 lawyers and legal staff, based in 50+ cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, and the Middle East. And in amongst that global network, you’ll find some of the finest minds in the legal sector – all ready to aid your development.
The bigger the financial institution, the more extensive the legal requirements - and we work with some of the biggest. They need regulatory advice. Litigation expertise. Insight on cyber-security. And we provide it all as a leading name in the field.
Infrastructure, mining and commodities
Nowhere is our global reach more critical than in this sector. After all, we’re one of few firms to have worked on major projects in almost every country in the world, advising on every aspect from the food industry to funding for mining companies.
The ever-shifting energy sector impacts the whole planet, so when clients need expertise, they turn to us, as one of the world’s largest global energy practices. Whether it’s renewables, shale gas or energy development around the world, we’re on the pulse of this vital sector.
Aviation. Rail. Shipping. Across this diverse sector, our firm has a leading reputation for making sustainable connections between transport, energy and infrastructure. Whether it’s asset finance, M&A or dispute resolution, our transport lawyers provide a full service within a sector that’s growing every day.
Life sciences and healthcare
We put real stock by our expertise in life sciences and healthcare, so it should come as no surprise that many of our lawyers in this sector hold advanced degrees in science and technology. Together, they act for global pharmaceutical, bioscience and technology companies at every stage of the product lifecycle.
Technology and innovation
With the power of data on the rise, this sector has rapidly become a central pillar of our modern world. But however quickly things change, clients can rely on us for intelligent advice across the technology, business services, communications, media, entertainment and consumer market sectors.
Antitrust and competition
Combining merger control and non-transactional practices, we’re highly regarded for our expertise in anti-trust and competition.
Banking and finance
Whether it’s banks or sovereign entities, the world’s biggest financial institutions turn to us for a comprehensive range of services.
Corporate, M&A and securities
Here, you’ll find our teams’ knowledge and capability at play in complex domestic, cross-border and multi-jurisdictional transactions.
Dispute resolution and litigation
Advising world-leading businesses, we’re capable hands in disputes, multi-jurisdictional mandates and international arbitration, in all sectors.
Employment and labour
We cover all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment and labour law, from the most sensitive severance issues to global share plans.
Our extensive experience here sees us navigate everything from registration to commercialisation and enforcement – all with insight and agility.
Innovative development. Regeneration. Property finance transactions. Our Real Estate work is complex and varied, covering all kinds of projects and disputes.
Regulation and investigations
Regulation and enforcement by regulators are foremost matters for any business. Our combined expertise helps clients respond positively, all over the world.
Crossing all industries, our global risk advisory group brings impressive experience to bear, embedding risk management and mitigation in our clients’ working practices.
In our tax planning, investigation and litigation services, clients of all sizes rely on our flexibility, our comprehensive knowledge, and our international reach.
You’ll work with an impressive field of clients here. Big names. Nimble start-ups. Private wealth and public bodies. You might even work in their offices on secondment. We’re rightly proud of our relationships with each and every one.
- American Express
- Asian Development Bank
- BHP Billiton
- DBS Bank
- Deutsche Bank
- Sports Hub
- Standard Chartered Bank
- United Overseas Bank
Our values are our hallmarks. They sing through in the work we do and the relationships we build. And, of course, they’re principles we’ll pass on to you.
Quality – We’re a team of the highest calibre, providing consistently high quality work, because our clients always come first.
Unity – We share our knowledge and we work to support one another across teams and borders, because our team culture makes us who we are.
Integrity – We’re trustworthy, open and fair. We respect colleagues and clients deeply, and we work to the highest ethical, professional and business standards.
You can find out more on our vision here.
We always behave in a way that shows our commitment to our people, to our communities, and to sustainable practice. We do that through:
- Pro bono
In May 2016, a team from our Singapore and Jakarta offices scaled Mount Rinjani in Indonesia to raise funds for Special Olympics. Towering 3,726m above sea level, Mount Rinjani is the second highest volcano in Indonesia and widely known to be one of the best, albeit challenging, treks in South East Asia.