Norton Rose Wins Financial Times Award for International Expansion
6 October 2011
International legal practice Norton Rose Group has won the ‘Innovation in international expansion’ award at the Financial Times Innovative Lawyer Awards 2011.
The ceremony was held yesterday at London's Science Museum.
The award was given in recognition of Norton Rose Group’s innovative expansion strategy which has seen the Group expand into Australia in 2010 and subsequently Canada and Africa in 2011.
The award came the day after it was announced Canadian law firm Macleod Dixon will join Norton Rose Group on 1 January 2012, giving the Group its first offices in Latin America and Kazakhstan.
Peter Martyr, Group Chief Executive, Norton Rose Group said:
"I am delighted that the FT Innovative Lawyer Awards have recognised us in this way. Our success is down to the hard work and dedication of our people - it has been a true team effort".
Norton Rose Group was also commended for its contribution to the $3.5 billion restructuring of Danaos Corporation.
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Norton Rose Group is a leading international legal practice offering a full business law service to many of the world’s pre-eminent financial institutions and corporations from offices in Europe, Asia Pacific, Canada, Africa and the Middle East.
The Group’s lawyers share industry knowledge and sector expertise across borders to support clients anywhere in the world. The Group is strong in financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and pharmaceuticals and life sciences.
Norton Rose Group has more than 2600 lawyers operating from 39 offices in Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Athens, Bahrain, Bangkok, Beijing, Brisbane, Brussels, Calgary, Canberra, Cape Town, 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 OR LLP, Norton Rose South Africa (incorporated as Deneys Reitz Inc), and their respective affiliates.