Norton Rose Fulbright appointed to global panel of DNV GL

Business August 9, 2017

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has been appointed as one of two firms to the global panel of DNV GL (the merged Det Norske Veritas and Germanisher Llloyd). This is a full service panel appointment and is effective from September 1, 2017. 

DNV GL is a global advisory company for the maritime, oil and gas and energy industries operating in over 100 countries and has over 13,500 employees. It is the world’s largest ship and offshore classification society, a leading technical advisor to the global oil and gas industry, and a leading expert for the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency.

The firm has set up client relationship partners for DNV GL across its various legal hubs. These are:  Ian Giles, Sun Hong, Heiko Bertelmann, Stephen Woods and Deirdre Walker across Europe, Middle East and Asia, and Brian Fenske in Houston.

Ian Giles, partner at Norton Rose Fulbright, commented:

“Having previously worked with DNV GL in Europe and Asia, we are delighted to have been appointed to their global panel. We look forward to working with DNV GL and providing a global service to the group. Our sector strengths and geographic coverage align very well with DNV GL’s global model – and we look forward to supporting them as they continue their innovative approach and growth into the future.”

Norton Rose Fulbright is recognised for its strengths across key industry sectors and DNV GL operates closely within these areas, with a particular focus on the firms core industry strengths of transport, energy, technology, life sciences and healthcare.

For further information please contact:

Kate Farrell, Public Relations Executive
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7444 3724; Mob: +44 (0) 7515 324 290

Notes for editors:

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm. We provide the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 4000 lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

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

Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

Norton Rose Fulbright Verein, a Swiss verein, helps coordinate the activities of Norton Rose Fulbright members but does not itself provide legal services to clients. Norton Rose Fulbright has offices in more than 50 cities worldwide, including London, Houston, New York, Toronto, Mexico City, Hong Kong, Sydney and Johannesburg. For more information, see


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