Investing in a sustainable future with Jenn-Hui Tan

Jenn spent six years with Norton Rose Fulbright working in London and Asia before moving to Fidelity International where he is Chief Sustainability Officer.

Jeff Barratt and Norton Rose Fulbright – a shared history

From Concorde flights to key milestones in Norton Rose Fulbright’s history and a whole lot more, Jeff shares the story of his years at the firm.

Lak Purewal: From inner-city Birmingham to HR Consultant and Mediator

Lak gives us the low down on his career journey, his memories of the firm and his exciting new venture

From Moscow law to psychodynamic counselling

Emmie Rackham joined the firm as a trainee before qualifying into our Moscow office. Several job moves later, Emmie followed her heart and retrained as a psychodynamic counsellor running her own practice in Stroud. 

In July, retired partner Hamish Anderson was granted an honorary doctorate at Nottingham Trent University for his services to insolvency law.

From Singapore to Sydney, Jess Logan-Gill on being inspired and making an impact

Jess Logan-Gill joined us shortly before lockdown began but the switch to remote working did not stop her feeling like a bona fide member of the Singapore office family. Jess shares her best piece of advice and how she strives to make an impact in her role.

Esprit de corps in Singapore by Alistair Dunstan, Lead Legal Counsel, GBS AMEA, Reckitt

Alistair Dunstan joined Norton Rose Fulbright in July 2011 in the Oil & Gas team. He mainly worked between Singapore and Jakarta as part of the Project Finance and Banking team.

Koon Hong Chia on growth, fairness and giving back

Koon Hong was one of the first members of staff in our Singapore office and worked there for an impressive 30 years. Koon Hong shares her memories of her time at the firm and how her career developed.

Shining a light on Singapore and solar with Alexander Hill Managing Counsel

Alex Hill joined Norton Rose Fulbright in November 2014 in Singapore’s Project Finance team. He worked predominantly on the project documentation side with a focus on the energy and infrastructure sectors.

Law, love and poetry with Laura Mucha

Laura Mucha was an associate in our London disputes team until a road accident turned her world upside down. Her indomitable spirit shone through and she is now an award-winning poet, author and children’s advocate.

Life is never boring with Niki M.Demirbilek

Niki joined our Frankfurt office shortly after it was established. We spoke to Niki as she reflects on her career journey from associate to starting her own successful underwriting agency, AMANIKI.

A unique culture with Ep Hannema

Ep Hannema joined the firm in 2002 and after almost 20 years, retired from the partnership at the end of 2021. Ep has been instrumental in the success of our Amsterdam office as well as a well-respected corporate lawyer. We caught up with Ep to hear about his early days with the firm and his plans for the future.

James Lingard on Lingard's Bank Security Documents to The Girl who Disappeared

James Lingard retired from the partnership in 1993 and now spends his time writing novels. We caught up with James to hear about his memories of the firm and discover the inspiration for his most recent novels.

Chris Newby and a series of fortunate events

Chris Newby joined the firm as a trainee in 1999 and left in July 2006.  He is now UK & EMEA General Counsel at AIG and still works closely with the firm.  With no initial plan, Chris’ career has evolved from the various opportunities presented to him and the success he has made of them.

Making the move to movies with Naomi Bennett

After over 10 years in the corporate space, Naomi decided to invest in herself and made the leap to launch her own business. She is the founder and CEO of Lesflicks, a film streaming platform which aims to build a diverse community of LBTQ fans and content creators from around the world.

Everything’s Perfect with Nicole Kennedy

Nicole joined us as a trainee in 2006, qualified into Corporate Finance before moving in-house to Legal & General. Despite her hectic law career, she never gave up on her dream of being a novelist and last year published her first novel. We spoke to Nicole to learn about her journey from lawyer to author.

Transitions and innovation with Sarah Charig

Sarah is a Project Manager in our Legal Products and Consulting team. Having originally joined as a trainee, Sarah explains how a change of direction into legal tech led her back to work with us in Transform, the firm’s innovation programme.

Capturing the moment with Jordina Walker

Jordina, Head of Restructuring at CSC Capital Markets Europe, joined the firm in 2009 as a trainee. Since then she has continuously worked in capital markets and structured finance. We caught up with Jordina to learn more.

Law, island life and transformation

Anya Smirnova is now a transformational women's coach, mum of two, blogger and podcast host

Returning to the fold with David Johnston

David first joined the firm in 2013 spending 5 years in our Bahrain office before leaving to become Aluminum General Counsel at the Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden).

Shipping law, recollections and inspirations with Anne-Laure Roche

Anne-Laure, Legal Manager at Bpifrance Assurance Export, shares memories of her time in our Paris office and why it is important to stay curious.

From big law to esports: Andy Cooke

Now General Counsel at Fnatic, Andy reflects on his early career at the firm, getting shouted at by Kanye West and gaming as a social destination.

Reminiscing with Yasmine Gaspard

Sharing her memories of the firm is Yasmine Gaspard. Yasmine joined us as a trainee and is now Vice President, Global Competition Team, at Barclays.

A better balanced life: Katie Power

Katie Power was a trainee with us and qualified into the Bahrain disputes team.

Building a career with Lindsay Morgan

Retiring from the firm at the end of last year after a long and successful career, Lindsay looks both back on her time with us and ahead to the start of new adventures.

Getting to know Stéphanie Hamon

Stéphanie joined us last summer to launch our Legal Operations Consulting practice, part of NRF Transform, our global change and innovation program.

In conversation with Chris White

Chris shares the story behind Aspiring Solicitors, an organisation committed to increasing diversity in the legal profession.

Three minute interview with Caroline Hughes

As co-founder of Lifetise, a FinTech company, Caroline explains how her entrepreneurial spirit has driven her varied career journey so far.

Special recognition to alumnus Timo Matthias Spitzer

Winner of both the Global Counsel and European Counsel awards, we spoke to Timo to learn more about his role at Banco Santander and this fantastic achievement.

Centenary of Women in Law Panel Event

To celebrate the Centenary, our first two female partners, Sarah Holt and Isla Smith, reveal how they led the way for women partners at the firm.

Catching up with Esther Booth

Esther Clothier (as she was then) worked in the corporate finance team from 2004 to 2011.

Peak Performance

Russel Low (Of Counsel, Singapore, 2014-2016) together with fellow alumnus, Victor Phiong (Associate, Singapore office, 2015-2016) and another friend spent 15 days in the Khumbu/Everest region in the Himalayas to climb Lobuche, one of a few trekking peaks in Nepal.

In Conversation with Suraya Tegally from London to Abu Dhabi

Suraya Tegally joined us as a trainee in 2009 and qualified into our asset finance team.

Looking to the future

Carolann Edwards, our global director of learning and development, retired from the firm in August.