Legacy Norton Rose European partners to participate in US merger vote

February 10, 2017 As Norton Rose Fulbright prepares for a vote on a potential merger with New York-based firm Chadbourne & Parke, partners at the legacy European business will participate in a limited vote on the matter. However, the vote will only cover whether or not Norton Rose’s European partners will join the combined firm.

Norton Rose operates under a verein structure, in which its various arms are treated as separate businesses. Therefore, if a merger is approved, the current deal would only include a merger between Chadbourne and Norton Rose’s US partners.

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