Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, the transatlantic combination of London-based law firm Norton Rose LLP and U.S. law firm Fulbright & Jaworski LLP was completed yesterday as the firm announced its leadership.
Norton Rose Group, the 2,900-lawyer firm combining U.K., Australian, Canadian, South African and affiliated partnerships, is looking for mergers in the U.S. and China, Chief Executive Officer Peter Martyr said.
Delaware Supreme Court Justice Jack B. Jacobs is joining Sidley Austin LLP’s Wilmington office as senior counsel on Oct. 1. He will be a member of the mergers and acquisitions transactional and litigation practices, as well as the corporate governance practice.
Anthony Hobley, global head of sustainability and climate change at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP in London, will leave the law firm to join the Carbon Tracker Initiative as its first chief executive officer on Feb. 1.