Norton Rose Fulbright named Shipping Law Firm of the Year

Global Press release - Recognition March 2019

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has been awarded Shipping Law Firm of the Year at the 2019 Asia Legal Awards ceremony on March 21 in Hong Kong.

The awards, co-hosted by Asian Lawyer and, celebrate excellence in the legal profession across core practices and industries.

This recognition underlines Norton Rose Fulbright’s longstanding commitment to the shipping industry in the region and work on the market’s most complex shipping matters.

Ben Rose, Norton Rose Fulbright's Asia Head of Shipping, commented:

“This award reflects the outstanding achievements and growth of our Asia shipping team over the past year. We’re delighted to be recognised as a market leader at this highly respected awards ceremony.”

Ranked in Chambers Global 2019 for both shipping finance and shipping litigation, Norton Rose Fulbright was honoured as the i-law Maritime Firm of the Year at the Lloyd’s List North America Awards 2018. The firm also was recently named Shipping Finance Law Firm of the Year at the 2019 Global Transport Finance Awards.

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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, Africa and the Middle East.

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.

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