Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm with deep roots in Latin America. It provides the world’s pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. In 2017, Norton Rose Fulbright joined forces with Chadbourne & Parke, which expanded the firms’ collective capabilities in the region. Norton Rose Fulbright currently has more than 4,000 lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.
In Latin America, the firm focuses on a wide range of practice areas, including projects, energy transactions, regulatory, antitrust, tax, litigation, arbitration and investigations, corporate and commercial, banking and finance, employment and labour, and administrative and public law.
Recognised 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.
Financial institutions: Norton Rose Fulbright 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. Our 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. The firm’s 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. Norton Rose Fulbright 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 asset finance lawyers experienced in all forms of finance and leasing structures and dispute resolution, litigation specialists with knowledge of all forms of court and arbitration forums and a corporate capability spanning M&A, private equity, joint ventures, strategic alliances and other forms of business organisation.
Technology and innovation: Norton Rose Fulbright 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.