Caroline Thomas > Norton Rose Fulbright > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Norton Rose Fulbright

Work Department

Antitrust and Competition




Lawyer Rankings

London > Industry focus > TMT

The cornerstone of Norton Rose Fulbright‘s TMT offering is its technology consulting practice, established in 2021 with the hire of Madeline Bailey and co-headed by Bailey and Peter McBurney. Through the team, the firm provides in-depth strategic support to clients looking to take advantage of emerging technologies, including those on the cutting edge of innovation such as blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and AI. The technology team is headed up in EMEA by Sean Murphy, who helms a practice with expertise ranging from corporate finance and M&A deals to data and fintech work. Also in the technology space, James Russell leads on matters relating to outsourcings, while Oliver Stacey heads up the UK telecoms team. Competition lawyer Caroline Thomas is also noted.

London > Dispute resolution > Competition litigation

Norton Rose Fulbright fields an ‘exceptionally dedicated and hardworking‘ team which has contentious capabilities spanning the worlds of financial services, telecoms, energy, utilities, and aviation. The antitrust and competition department is jointly chaired by EMEA head Ian Giles, a noted aviation expert, and Mark Simpson, a specialist in consumer markets. Caroline Thomas is noted for her broad TMT acumen, while Susanna Rogers‘ regulatory focus is especially concentrated in the electricity sector, where she regularly submits appeals to the CMA. The ‘highly impressive’ Helen Fairhead, who was promoted to partner in January 2022, acts for both claimants and defendants in banking and telecoms matters. Senior associates Jason Logendra and Amanda Town are also recommended.