One of the largest law firms in the world opens office in Colombia

January 22, 2012

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Glenn Faass and Peter Martyr comment in Dinero on Macleod Dixon's merger with Norton Rose Group.

 

On merging with Canadian firm Macleod Dixon, Norton Rose Group, an international law firm with over 2,900 lawyers and 43 offices in six continents, now has a presence in the country.

According to the company, the Group’s lawyers have a vast experience in different industrial sectors.

It opened its first offices in Latin America, in Colombia and Venezuela, thanks to its merger with Macleod Dixon, a firm that began operations in Bogotá in 2010.

According to the company, the Group’s lawyers have a vast experience in different industrial sectors, allowing them to provide support to their clients’ projects anywhere in the world.

Norton Rose Group offers expertise in financial institutions, energy, infrastructure, mining and commodities, transport, technology and innovation, as well as in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.

"Norton Rose Group offers the specialization and the broad spectrum of legal services that our clients in Colombia need in a growing and evolving market such as Latin America,” says Glenn Faass, Managing Partner of Macleod Dixon in Colombia.

According to Peter M. Martyr, Group Chief Executive at Norton Rose, “Venezuela and Colombia are very important economies for the global clients of Norton Rose Group and the Group will now be ideally positioned to be able to support them in their projects,” notes Martyr.

He adds that the office provides integrated local and international services, having participated in the most important mergers, acquisitions and financing operations of natural resources projects of recent years in Colombia.