I am proud to inform you that effective today, June 3, 2013, Norton Rose has formally combined with leading US legal practice Fulbright & Jaworski LLP to create Norton Rose Fulbright.
This is an exciting step for us and one which we believe will greatly benefit our clients.
Norton Rose Fulbright has close to 3,800 lawyers and offers worldwide coverage from more than 50 cities across Canada, the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. In the United States, we have one of the country’s largest legal practices, with 750 lawyers coast to coast, including New York, Houston, Dallas, Los Angeles and Washington, DC.
As Norton Rose Fulbright, we will be able to provide clients with a full service US law capability with Canada’s largest trading partner. We can now help with inbound and outbound cross-border deals seamlessly, with lawyers based in our country’s key markets. We will also have new north-to-south access to the Americas, with close to 1,500 lawyers in Canada, the US and Latin America.
Norton Rose Fulbright aims to provide you with world-class legal skills in corporate, M&A and securities; banking and finance; dispute resolution and litigation; intellectual property; antitrust and competition; employment and labour; real estate; and tax. We have one of the leading global regulation and investigations practices, with highly experienced regulatory lawyers in all of our principal locations. We have also significantly enhanced the depth and breadth of our resources in financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; technology and innovation; transport; and life sciences and healthcare, which comprise our key industry sector strengths.
I will continue to be a member of our global management team and am joined on the executive by Fulbright & Jaworski’s US Managing Partner, Kenneth Stewart. Canadian Senior Partners Michael Lang and Bill Tuer, and Partner Jane Caskey, are also members of our global management team. Our Global Chairman is Adrian Ahern, based in Sydney and Norman Steinberg, our Canadian Chairman is now also Global Co-Chair.
The creation of Norton Rose Fulbright has been a long-term ambition for us and represents a landmark achievement for both practices. It puts us on a new level of legal service to clients in Canada, the US and around the world.
If you would like further information about the cross-border and global services we offer, please speak to your relationship lawyer at Norton Rose Fulbright or visit our website at nortonrosefulbright.com.