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Norton Rose Fulbright

Corporate/M&A

1 ranked lawyersBand 5London (Firms)UK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Well known for its expertise in complex cross-border transactions, including deals in Europe, the Americas and Africa. Highly regarded for its expertise in the energy and commodities fields, alongside experience of acting for clients in the technology, healthcare and transport industries. Client base is composed of significant corporates and investment banks.

Strengths

"They did a very good job," a client reports, adding: "They're reliable, responsive and have good market knowledge."

Another source notes that the firm stands out for "client service and partner involvement," and appreciates that "they have good depth."

Work highlights

Advised Sumitomo Chemical Company on its acquisition of Nufarm's crop protection business in Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and Chile for AUD1.1 billion.

Notable practitioners

Paul Whitelock concentrates his practice on the representation of clients in public M&A transactions and capital markets deals. He is particularly prominent in the financial services sector.
"He's very reliable, responsive and has good market knowledge."

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Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability


Paul Whitelock
Band 5