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Norton Rose Fulbright

Work Department

Corporate, M&A and securities


Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > M&A: upper mid-market and premium deals, £500m+

Drawing on its broad network of international offices Norton Rose Fulbright is able to offer clients corporate and M&A expertise across Europe, the US, Asia Pacific and Africa. The firm regularly advises clients from its key sectors: financial institutions; energy, infrastructure, mining & commodities; transport; technology and life sciences and healthcare. Steered by EMEA corporate chief Raj Karia, the team is predominantly instructed on matters with a strong international aspect, coordinating transformative transactions. Paul Whitelock is a key figure for capital markets transactions and public M&A, including LSE and AIM-listed takeovers. Experienced in Asian and African markets, Jon Perry is rated by clients for his ‘nimble, problem-solving approach’. Meanwhile TMT specialist Oliver Stacey is praised as ‘traditional trusted counsel‘.

London > Projects, energy and natural resources > Mining and minerals

Norton Rose Fulbright fields a strong mining and minerals practice group which focuses on the Latin American and African markets. Overseen by Martin McCann, the multi-disciplinary team handles private equity deals, cross-border financing transactions and dispute resolution matters for large mining companies including Anglo American. The core team comprises Raj Karia, who focuses on capital markets transactions, Daniel Metcalfe, who advises commercial lenders and financial institutions, Holly Stebbing and Daniel Giemajner. At associate level, project finance specialist Felicity Brown remains a key contact. Other names of note include the corporate finance-focused Jon Perry, who has significant expertise in the Asian markets. The practice regularly works on international deals with the firm’s offices in Washington DC, Amsterdam and Paris.

London > Risk advisory > Corporate governance

Norton Rose Fulbright has a diverse corporate governance work base, encompassing board-level advice, annual reporting and regulatory obligations, compliance work, and a strong investigatory practice, handling issues such as SFO investigations and white-collar crime matters. The team is led by David Harris, a specialist in cross-border criminal and regulatory investigations with a strong focus on the banking and financial services sector, alongside Jon Perry, who is an experienced takeover adviser with cross-border expertise in the commodities and mining sectors. Christopher Pearson is recognised as a leading corporate governance practitioner, with notable capabilities in regulatory matters, while Claire O’Donnell advises boards on business ethics and challenging governance considerations.