Norton Rose Group Named Global Mining Law Firm of the Year
7 June 2012
International legal practice Norton Rose Group has been named global Mining Law Firm of the Year in the 2012 Who's Who Legal Awards. This is the first time the Group has been selected for this honour. 15 members of the Group’s global mining team from nine different offices appear in Who’s Who mining rankings. Norton Rose Group has more of its lawyers selected for inclusion than any other firm in Who’s Who global research.
Callum Campbell, editor in chief of Who's Who Legal, said:
“Norton Rose stands out as the world’s leading firm in this discipline, and the calibre and expertise of its lawyers are globally recognised by clients and peers alike.”
Martin McCann, Head of Infrastructure, Mining and Commodities at Norton Rose Group, said:
“We have created a global network based upon real strength and depth in all the key mining hubs. This accolade shows clients and competitors see the unique nature of our offering.”
Norton Rose Group’s mining team members ranked as world leaders by Who’s Who for 2012 include:
- Mark Bankes, Consultant
- Raj Karia, Partner
- Anatoly Andriash, Joint head of Moscow
- Aydin Jebrailov, Partner
- Levon Kocharyan, Partner
- James H. Coleman, QC, Senior Partner
- Crae Garrett, Partner
- Marvin Singer, Senior Partner
- Kevin Cron, Head of Corporate, South Africa
- Michael Dale, Director
- Glenn Faass, Managing Partner - Bogotá, Senior Partner
- Jorge Neher, Partner
- Elisabeth Eljuri, Global Practice Leader - Latin America, Partner
- Yerzhan Kumarov, Managing Partner, Almaty
Who’s Who Legal ranks leading lawyers in their fields based exclusively on the findings of an independent six-month research process that encompasses feedback from private practitioners, clients and other experts in the sector. The awards are based on a number of factors, including general feedback received in the research process, past performance in the research and the overall aggregate number of weighted votes cast in their favour.
The Who’s Who awards and rankings are available at www.whoswholegal.com.
Norton Rose Group’s global mining practice is pre-eminent in the field. Based in offices across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, Canada, Kazakhstan and the Asia Pacific region, including Australia, and including lawyers from many practice areas, the team has experience of acting on mining transactions in almost every country in the world.
For further information please contact:
Sarah Webster, head of PR, Norton Rose LLP
Tel: +44 (0)20 7444 5942; Mob: +44 (0)7725 350 425
Gavin Collins, PR manager, Norton Rose LLP
Tel: +44 (0)20 7444 2466; Mob: +44 (0)7770 650 113
Jane Lougher, PR manager, Norton Rose LLP
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Elena Senkova, business development manager, Norton Rose (Central Europe) LLP
Tel +7 499 924 5101
Lorraine Lee, regional marketing and communications manager, Norton Rose Hong Kong
Tel: +852 3405 2324
Peter Zvanitajs, senior public relations adviser (English press), Norton Rose Canada LLP
Tel: +1 416 216 1871; Mob: +1 416 553 5789
Rebecca Geddes, senior public relations advisor (English press), Norton Rose Canada LLP
Tel: +1 403 267 8177; Mob: +1 403 264 5973
Johanna Pardo, senior public relations adviser (Québec region/French press), Norton Rose Canada LLP
Tel: +1 514 847 4921; Mob: +1 514 576 2399
Glyn Smith, communications specialist, Norton Rose South Africa
Tel: +27 11 685 8826
Johanna Pardo, senior public relations adviser, Norton Rose Canada LLP
Tel: +1 514 847 4921; Mob: +1 514 576 2399
Zhanna Assangaliyeva, office manager, Norton Rose (Kazakhstan) Limited
Tel: +7 727 311 2480
Norton Rose Group is a leading international legal practice. We offer a full business law service to many of the world’s pre-eminent financial institutions and corporations from offices in Europe, Asia, Australia, Canada, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and Central Asia. Knowing how our clients’ businesses work and understanding what drives their industries is fundamental to us. Our lawyers share industry knowledge and sector expertise across borders, enabling us to support our clients anywhere in the world. We are strong in financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and pharmaceuticals and life sciences.
We have more than 2900 lawyers operating from 43 offices in Abu Dhabi, Almaty, Amsterdam, Athens, Bahrain, Bangkok, Beijing, Bogotá, Brisbane, Brussels, Calgary, Canberra, Cape Town, Caracas, Casablanca, Dubai, Durban, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, London, Melbourne, Milan, Montréal, Moscow, Munich, Ottawa, Paris, Perth, Piraeus, Prague, Québec, Rome, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto and Warsaw; and from associate offices in Dar es Salaam, Ho Chi Minh City and Jakarta.
Norton Rose Group comprises Norton Rose LLP, Norton Rose Australia, Norton Rose Canada LLP, Norton Rose South Africa (incorporated as Deneys Reitz Inc), and their respective affiliates.