Legal Harmony: Norton Rose Fulbright

Premium content

This article is only available to Premium subscribers of The Lawyer. Premium subscribers benefit from accessing all of our award-winning online content including interviews, commentary, analysis and in-depth research.

View our subscription options

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here 

Latest Briefings

The Millmore case – a cautionary tale

By Alison Ogley The Environment Act 1995 gives Environment Agency officers wide powers to investigate premises and question individuals in connection with suspected breaches of the act. In this briefing note, Walker Morris explores the Court of Appeal case of Millmore, which considered the convictions of five individuals for failing to co-operate with requests of […]

Tribunal rejects administrative oversight excuse for failure to pay data protection fee

By Jeanette Burgess, Andrew Northage In the first decision of its kind, the information rights tribunal (the Tribunal) recently dismissed an appeal against the £4,000 penalty notice issued to paint and wallpaper manufacturer Farrow & Ball for failure to pay the required data protection fee. The Tribunal dismissed the company’s plea that the penalty should be […]

Data subject access requests: Lessons from recent cases

By Jeanette Burgess, Andrew Northage In the current climate, and emboldened by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), individuals have become increasingly aware of, and are exercising, their rights as data subjects. This includes the right to access their personal data, to find out what data is held and how it is used, by […]

One year on, are you still GDPR-ready?

By Jeanette Burgess, Andrew Northage The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) arrived with much fanfare just over a year ago, introducing – among other things – new and enhanced rights for individuals in relation to their personal data. The UK’s Information Commissioner had this to say in her recent blog post GDPR – one year […]

Environmental law and practice in Portugal: overview

Manuel Gouveia Pereira, managing associate, writes the article “Environmental law and practice in Portugal”, published by Practical Law of Thomson Reuters In a Q&A format, Manuel Gouveia Pereira makes an overview of the environmental law and practice in Portugal, among other topics.

Recommended

Hoyland

Better by a West Country mile

Simmons boss says his firm’s out-of-Town offering is in a different league Which is the odd one out? Allen & Overy’s Belfast office, Berwin Leighton Paisner’s Manchester base or Simmons & Simmons’ Bristol arm?  Simmons managing partner Jeremy Hoyland is adamant it is the latter. The firm launched in Bristol in 2012 in the midst […]

Euro 100

The European 100 2014, firms 6-10

  INDEX Gide Loyrette Nouel Noerr Uría Menéndez Gleiss Lutz Rödl & Partner This is an executive summary. To access the full report with profiles of the top 50 firms and detailed analysis of historical trends, click here . 6. Gide Loyrette Nouel Managing partner: Stéphane Puel Staff: 1,047 Fee-earners: 648 Qualified lawyers: 539 Partners: […]

Shanghai skyline

EY Law Asia: We’ll double in size in a year

Ernst & Young (EY) has big ambitions to double its Asian legal capacity within the next 12 months. The big four accountancy firm blazed a new trail into Asia’s legal market in February when it admitted seven-partner Shanghai firm Chen & Co into its global network (20 February 2014). While rivals Deloitte and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) […]

Catrin Griffiths

Arbitration nation

Earlier this year, some Freshfields partners left the magic circle firm to set up arbitration boutique Three Crowns. It was the most dramatic manifestation of a trend that has seen leading litigators and arbitrators quit global firms. Is a big-name law firm brand no longer necessary for this area of law? Arbitration: Little big league […]

Allen & Overy wins US Ex-Im Bank’s 2013 Deal of the Year award for ABS-2 Satellite

Allen & Overy has been presented with the 2013 Deal of the Year award by the Export-Import Bank of the US (US Ex-Im) at the bank’s 39th Annual Conference in Washington DC.  The firm advised US Ex-Im as lender in the $471m (£280m) debt financing to Kingsbridge, the holding company of Asia Broadcast Satellite’s (ABS’s) group of operating companies, for the procurement, […]

Recruit legal talent

Get your role in front of over 300,000 legal professionals when you advertise with The Lawyer. Our team of experts provide bespoke solutions to help solve all your recruitment challenges.

Find out more

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here