Norton Rose Fulbright backs new post-graduate research centre at South African university

Firm September 13, 2013

The long established association between Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa and the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal’s Law School was further rooted during Arbour Week, 2013, when several trees were planted at the university’s newly acquired academic research centre.

The new centre has been established to provide research facilities for an ever-increasing number of postgraduate students in the School.

Lawyers from the firm’s Durban office and several illustrious guests from the province took part in planting the trees around the centre, symbolic of the long-term goal to develop and grow the postgraduate centre.

Craig Woolley, head of the Durban office of Norton Rose Fulbright commented:

“As a practice that focuses on attracting and retaining the best talent, we are proud to partner with UKZN who have long been one of the strongest legal training institutions in South Africa. The establishment of this research centre is without a doubt going to boost the post-graduate students’ academic research undertakings which will benefit the legal industry going forward.”

The School of Law Postgraduate Centre opens officially on 4 October 2013.

For further information please contact:

Africa
Candice Collins, communications specialist
Tel: +27 (0)11 685 8630; Mob +27 (0)79 892 9369
candice.collins@nortonrosefulbright.com

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