Norton Rose Fulbright

Corporate/Commercial Department

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What the team is known for Peers identify Norton Rose Fulbright as a sophisticated presence in the market with a diverse portfolio of international clients across the industrial, financial, insurance, retail and energy sectors. It has prominent expertise in M&A, investment law and project finance.

Strengths A client source singled the firm out for its "exceptional quality of service."

Other sources characterise the firm as one that "really has experience" and is "present on the important deals."

Work highlights Advised a consortium comprised of Spanish multinational Abengoa and Moroccan investment fund InfraMaroc on the corporate and projects aspects for the development of a seawater desalination plant.

Notable practitioners

Alain Malek is a key lawyer active across the region, frequently working on matters between France and North Africa. Client commentators note him to be "very sharp" with "good capacity for negotiation." Peers find only one drawback: "The problem is he cannot be everywhere - he's very good."