Norton Rose Fulbright named Transport Finance Law Firm of the Year 2017

Global Recognition January 15, 2018

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has been named ‘Transport Finance Law Firm of the Year 2017’, for the third consecutive year, at the annual Global Transport Finance Awards.

The award is presented to the firm that has acted for banks, borrowers and lenders on the most significant and innovative transactions in the transport sector over the past year. It is awarded by Global Transport Finance’s editorial team and a panel of judges comprised of senior figures within the transport finance industry.

Harry Theochari, global head of transport, Norton Rose Fulbright commented:

“We have advised on many of the most exciting financings in the market over the past 12 months, while expanding further our practice to continue to meet our transport clients’ requirements for a truly global service. We are pleased to have won this award as it demonstrates our position at the forefront of the market. Worldwide, demand for transport continues to grow, with new technology bringing significant changes to the way in which the sector operates, which will create increased demand for innovative forms of finance during 2018.”

Norton Rose Fulbright’s transport practice holds 24 tier one rankings across Legal 500 and Chambers in 2017 and has recently received a number of awards. The firm was awarded Asia-Pacific Infra Deal of the Year 2017 for its work on the Melbourne Metro project by Project Finance International (PFI), leading trade publication for global energy and infrastructure finance. Global head of transport, Harry Theochari has been named as one of the most influential maritime lawyers by leading maritime publication Lloyd’s List and for the eighth consecutive year, US News & World Report has recognised us as a top tier transport practice.

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Notes for editors:

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm providing the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. The firm has more than 4,000 lawyers and other legal staff based in Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Africa.

Recognized for its industry focus, Norton Rose Fulbright is strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare. Through its global risk advisory group, the firm leverages its industry experience with its knowledge of legal, regulatory, compliance and governance issues to provide clients with practical solutions to the legal and regulatory risks facing their businesses.

Norton Rose Fulbright operates in accordance with its global business principles of quality, unity and integrity, aiming to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of its offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

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