Norton Rose Fulbright

Technology Sector (International & Cross-Border) Department

UK
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What the team is known for Norton Rose Fulbright has an extensive network of offices distributed throughout North and Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and the Asia-Pacific region. The firm is structured in alignment with global industry sectors, which, combined with the geographic spread of its lawyers, makes it a popular choice for global clients seeking a full-service offering.

The firm's typical approach is to offer teams with sector-specific multi-jurisdictional expertise to meet the needs of clients with global businesses. Technology and innovation is amongst the firm's six key industry specialisms and London is specifically referenced in feedback as a key stronghold in co-ordinating cross-border matters related to IT, data and outsourcing. The firm's knowledge of the Indian and African markets is mentioned as a strength, while good experience within fintech and blockchain issues is also repeatedly noted and is an important factor for the firm's large banking clientele.

Strengths One client refers to the practice as "an excellent firm" in reference to advice on work relating to a "complex, ground-breaking tech deal" involving "global IT and mainframe outsourcing."

The firm's ability to put together a team specific to different deal sizes and industries is also noted as key for clients. One notes: "What we particularly like is they have been creative, collaborative and able to work with us on small deals," describing the practice as an "entrepreneurial, relationship-driven firm."