Norton Rose Fulbright offers a notably deep bench and a global cross-border capability, attracting blue-chip domestic and international clients. Niche strengths include the representation of energy and resources, healthcare companies and financial services providers, and the handling of strategic disputes, including class actions and regulatory and other official investigations. Frequently instructed by such regulatory bodies as ASIC and the ACCC, and thus able to acquire a useful understanding of the workings of those organisations and their priorities. Maintains a noted profile in the international arbitration sphere and is expanding its offering where contentious international trade issues are concerned. Key clients include Chevron, Eiser Infrastructure and Qantas.
Andrew Battisson is based in Sydney and widely acknowledged to be one of Australia's leading arbitration lawyers, noted for his advocacy both in arbitration proceedings and in arbitration enforcement litigation. Described as a "good, well-regarded practitioner - and one of the country's busiest" by one interviewee, he is characterised as "commercial and very technically capable" by another.
Grant Bonner is particularly well known for his Corporations Act expertise, and his clientele includes several significant names from the energy and resources and financial services sectors. Interviewees regularly testify to his extensive experience and high level of technical skill and he is acknowledged in the market as a partner who is prominently "doing major work." He is based in Sydney.