Norton Rose sets sights on US and China
Norton Rose now has a headcount of 2,900 lawyers, combining UK, Australian, Canadian, South African and affiliated partnerships. It has more than doubled in size since 2009 by merging with four firms in a verein structure, under which each firm maintains separate finances.
“I see the world as two pillars, China and the States,” said Martyr in an interview. “To be a global business you need to have both of those pillars. What we already have is the hammock that swings between them now.”