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Norton Rose Fulbright
Norton Rose Fulbright logo.svg
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
No. of offices more than 50[1]
No. of lawyers > 3,800
Major practice areas Key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.
Key people
  • Peter Martyr (Global Chief Executive)
  • Ken Stewart (Global Chair)
Revenue US$ 1.79 billion (2014)[3]
Date founded 2013 (by combination)
Company type Swiss Verein
Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright is a multinational law firm, with more than 3,800 lawyers in over 50 cities worldwide.

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright Australia, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP and Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc are separate legal entities and all of them are members (‘the Norton Rose Fulbright members’) of Norton Rose Fulbright Verein, a Swiss verein.


  • 1794 - Norton Rose was founded in London.
  • 1992 - Norton Rose offices hit by IRA bomb in London
  • 2007 - Norton Rose converted to a limited liability partnership structure.
  • 2010 - Norton Rose entered the Australian market through a combination with Deacons Australia.
  • 2011 - Norton Rose entered the Canadian and South African markets through combinations with Ogilvy Renault LLP and Deneys Reitz.
  • 2012 - Norton Rose entered the Latin American and Central Asian markets and strengthened its existing capabilities in Canada and Russia, following Norton Rose Canada's merger with Canadian law firm Macleod Dixon LLP.
  • 2013 - Norton Rose combined[4] with US law firm Fulbright & Jaworski, forming Norton Rose Fulbright.
  • 2014 - Norton Rose Fulbright was linked to a violation of human rights in Venezuela[5] stemming from influence peddling.[6][7]

Main practice areas[edit]

  • Antitrust and competition
  • Banking and finance
  • Corporate, M&A and securities
  • Dispute resolution and litigation
  • Employment and labour
  • Intellectual property
  • Real estate
  • Regulation and investigations
  • Tax

Industry sectors[edit]

  • Financial institutions
  • Energy
  • Infrastructure, mining and commodities
  • Transport
  • Technology and innovation
  • Life sciences and healthcare

Partnership with McLaren Honda[edit]

On 23 January 2014, Norton Rose Fulbright was appointed global legal advisor to the McLaren Group and entered into a corporate partnership with the McLaren Mercedes Formula 1™ team, which effective 2015 became the McLaren Honda Formula 1™ team.[8]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Locations". Norton Rose Fulbright. Retrieved 2 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Governance structure". Norton Rose Fulbright. Retrieved 2 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Fact Sheet August 2014" (PDF). Norton Rose Fulbright. Retrieved 16 August 2014. 
  4. ^ MacEwen, Bruce. "Norton Rose Fulbright: a merger, a combination, or trying to have it both ways?". Legal Week. Retrieved 6 April 2015. 
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  8. ^ "Norton Rose are the champions for McLaren Group". Retrieved 6 April 2015.