Rob Otty is the Managing Director of our South Africa practice and is based in Johannesburg.
Prior to being appointed MD, Rob practised as a litigation lawyer specialising in insurance law, professional indemnity insurance litigation as well as in engineering and all construction related litigation.
Rob has been involved in a number of large audit related professional indemnity matters including claims arising out of the collapse of the LeisureNet group. He has also assisted insurers in a number of large commercial fire claims including a claim in excess of R750 million arising from the destruction of an industrial building.
Rob is highly recommended by a number of international research publications including Chambers Global.
He was awarded his LLB degree by Wits University in 1990. He joined the Group as a candidate attorney in 1991 and spent five years in Gauteng before moving to Cape Town where he later became head of the office. Rob was appointed Deputy Chairman in September 2009 at which time he returned to Gauteng and our Sandton office. He was appointed Managing Director of our South African practice in April 2011.
South African business has received a rare, first-hand glimpse into investment trends and opportunities on the ground in Uganda and Zimbabwe..
May 27, 2015
March 19, 2015
Norton Rose Fulbright was voted for a third consecutive year as the Graduate Employer of Choice for 2015 in the legal industry..
June 18, 2015
Martin Coleman, Rob Otty and Marelise van der Westhuizen are quoted in an article discussing the global launch of our Regulatory and Investigation practice.
May 15, 2015