Norton Rose Group included in PLC Which Lawyer? Insurance & Reinsurance Super League
21 May 2012
International legal practice Norton Rose Group’s insurance and reinsurance team has been included in the PLC Which Lawyer? Insurance and Reinsurance Super League for 2012.
The Super League highlights those firms with exceptional geographical breadth and consistent depth of quality in the insurance and reinsurance practice area.
Norton Rose Group’s insurance and reinsurance team is ranked for its strength in six countries: Australia, England, France, Greece, Italy and South Africa.
This is Norton Rose Group’s first year in the PLC Which Lawyer? Insurance and Reinsurance Super League, and follows significant expansion for the Group. 2010 saw expansion in Australia through a merger with leading firm Deacons, and 2011 and 2012 saw further growth in South Africa through a merger with leading firm Deneys Reitz, and Canada through mergers with leading firms Ogilvy Renault and MacLeod Dixon.
According to the title:
“Norton Rose has made major investment over the past 12 to 18 months in extending its already far reaching network of offices… Norton Rose has managed to create a lasting impression on the global legal market ... The firm continues to place a strategic focus on the insurance & reinsurance industry and ... has a formidable multi-jurisdictional practice.”
Norton Rose Group’s insurance and reinsurance team is ranked by country in the following categories (ranked individual lawyers in brackets):
- Insurance: Contentious: High end
- Insurance: Contentious: Mid market (Tricia Hobson)
- Insurance: Transactional and regulatory (Marcus O’Brien)
- Insurance: Contentious: Mid market (Susan Dingwall, Michael Mendelowitz)
- Insurance: Corporate and regulatory: Life (James Bateson, Maria Ross)
- Insurance: Corporate and regulatory: Non life (James Bateson, Maria Ross)
- Insurance: Transactional and regulatory
- Insurance (Cecilia Buresti, Nicolò Juvara)
- South Africa:
- Insurance (Patrick Bracher, Michael Chronis, Donald Dinnie, Tony Hardie, John Neaves)
The Super Leagues tables are based on the most regarded and recent rankings by PLC Which lawyer? for insurance and reinsurance and can be found at http://crossborder.practicallaw.com/5-518-2356
Insurance is a key area of strength for Norton Rose Group. The team continues to grow, most recently with the promotion of new partners Timothy Baker (Cape Town), Ffion Flockhart (London), Bob Haken (London), Wynne Mok (Hong Kong), and Sandra Sithole (Johannesburg). The global team provides leading corporate and M&A, commercial, regulatory, litigation and other support specific to the insurance and reinsurance sector. The Group’s clients include many major global insurance and reinsurance companies and brokers.
For further information please contact:
Gavin Collins, PR manager, Norton Rose LLP
Tel: +44 (0)20 7444 2466; Mob: +44 (0)7770 650 113
Glyn Smith, communications specialist, Norton Rose South Africa
Tel: +27 11 685 8826
Teneille Rennick, senior communications adviser, Norton Rose Australia
Tel: +61 2 9330 8926; Mob: +61 418 982 442
Christina Nomikou, business development manager, Norton Rose LLP
Tel: +30 210 94 75 430; Mob: +30 6949984704
Felicia Kohn, senior business development manager, Norton Rose Studio Legale
Tel: +39 02 8635 941
Elisabetta Saura, business development manager, Norton Rose Studio Legale
Tel: +39 02 8635 941
Carole Guettier, business development project manager, Norton Rose LLP
Tel: + 33 (0)1 56 59 52 75
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.