The annual awards recognise the world’s leading law firms and lawyers across 35 practice areas and industries according to Who’s Who Legal’s independent research.
Norton Rose Fulbright was named Environment and Climate Firm of the Year in recognition of its work in advising clients from a range of industry backgrounds on environmental laws, policy and regulation, both domestically and around the world.
The firm’s lawyers collaborate with in-house teams and technical practitioners to provide comprehensive and adaptable legal services on environmental processes and risk management strategies, regularly advising on environmental litigation matters, government enforcement actions, regulatory interpretations and environmental administrative civil and criminal proceedings.
Norton Rose Fulbright’s environmental law practice is also regularly responsible for negotiating with authorities and regulatory bodies as well as corporate entities, resulting in a diverse and thoroughly-rounded offering across the environmental sector.
Caroline May, Norton Rose Fulbright’s head of sustainability and head of environment, health and safety, Europe, Middle East and Asia, commented:
“We are extremely proud to be named Who’s Who Legal Environment and Climate Firm of the Year. Sustainability is a core focus of our operations as a firm and the breadth of our legal offering in this area is reflective of the increasing importance of environmental issues for clients and stakeholders in all fields and for our firm. We are strongly committed to continuing our contribution to market-leading environmental work across the legal sector.”