Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm with deep roots in Latin America, providing the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. The firm currently has more than 4,000 lawyers and other legal staff based in Europe, the US, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Africa.

In Latin America, Norton Rose Fulbright focuses on a wide range of practice areas, including projects, energy transactions, regulatory, antitrust, renewables, litigation, arbitration and investigations, corporate and commercial, banking and finance, mining, risk advisory and anti-corruption.

Its lawyers work closely with colleagues across the globe – with strong links to its North American (Houston, New York, Washington, DC, Calgary and Toronto) and London teams, in particular, giving clients access to its collective experience and knowledge of global market trends.

Recognised for its industry focus, Norton Rose Fulbright is strong across all key sectors: financial institutions, energy, infrastructure, mining and commodities, transport, technology and innovation, and life sciences and healthcare.

Industry focus

Financial institutions: The firm advises many of Latin America’s leading banks, asset managers, private equity firms and other financial investors and insurance companies in their domestic and international operations. Its lawyers are renowned for their creative strategies and practical approach to solving clients’ issues.

Natural resources: The firm advises companies in all segments of the natural resources industry. Its clients are engaged in resource exploration and extraction, project development, energy generation and transmission, transportation and commercialisation. Natural resources sectors served include oil and gas, mining, electricity and regulated utilities, water, wind, solar, geothermal and nuclear power. The firm is consistently ranked as one of the leading natural resources firms for delivery of legal services in Latin America.

Projects and infrastructure: Norton Rose Fulbright’s infrastructure experience is a key strength in Latin America. Major multinational corporations, commercial banks, government bodies, ECAs and multilaterals rely on the firm’s global infrastructure team for its wide range of experience, innovative approaches and deep knowledge. The firm’s lawyers have historically played integral roles in many of the region’s most significant infrastructure projects, particularly financing and privatisations.

Transport: The firm has a long-standing track record of innovation in the transport sector, with a corporate capability spanning M&A, private equity, joint ventures, strategic alliances and other forms of business organisation. The firm’s team includes asset finance lawyers experienced in all forms of finance and leasing structures and dispute resolution and litigation specialists with knowledge of all forms of court and arbitration forums.

Technology and innovation: The firm advises leading and emerging companies throughout the technology, business services, communications, media, entertainment and consumer markets sectors. The firm’s teams provide a global service to clients in both established and emerging markets.

Life sciences and healthcare: The firm serves a range of innovative pharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology companies as well as investors in the sector. The firm provides advice on the full range of legal issues that arise in the industry, from regulatory and compliance strategy to litigation and corporate transactions.

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