Norton Rose Fulbright is a leading international legal practice. With more than 2600 lawyers on 5 continents we offer a full business law service to many of the world’s pre-eminent financial institutions and corporations from offices across Europe, Asia Pacific, Canada, Africa and the Middle East.


Key industry sectors

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
  • Technology and innovation
  • Transport
  • Pharmaceuticals and life sciences

Norton Rose Fulbright

2011 marks the 10th anniversary of Norton Rose Fulbright’s presence in Germany. Norton Rose Fulbright now has over 140 lawyers in Germany and employs more than 220 people. On 1 May 2011 Norton Rose Fulbright opened a new office in Hamburg – our third German office besides Frankfurt and Munich – which strengthened our presence in the

north of Germany and reinforced our existing teams in corporate finance, banking, litigation and dispute resolutions, real estate, energy, tax and employment. In addition, it complemented our range of services by adding shipping and IT.

Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

Norton Rose Fulbright Australia joined the Norton Rose Fulbright Group on 1 January 2010 and, as a result, Norton Rose Fulbright is now the largest international legal practice in Australia, offering a full range of legal services, with 600 lawyers in five offices in Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

Dedicated German – Australian Team

Norton Rose Fulbright recognises the significant trade between Australia and Germany and has established an Australian desk in Germany and a German desk in Australia to provide comprehensive support to clients both inbound and outbound between Australia and Germany. Our dedicated team offers advice, representation and assistance at all stages from the first steps in entering the market, to established market presence and exit strategies. Please contact any of our dedicated team for an introduction to our services (contact details at and