Soon-to-merge firms make global announcement
US-based Linda Addison will become the global head of dispute resolution and litigation, while UK-based Martin Scott will take the role of global head of corporate, M&A and securities.
Jeremy Edwards rounds of the appointments, with the UK-based lawyer the position of global head of banking and finance.
The roles will become effective as of 3 June.
In a statement, Norton Rose Fulbright said that the merger will significantly enhance the depth and breadth of resources that the firm can offer across its six key industry sector strengths: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; technology and innovation; transport; and life sciences and healthcare.
Peter Martyr, who will be global chief executive of Norton Rose Fulbright, effective 3 June 2013, commented: ‘Dispute resolution and litigation; corporate, M&A and securities and banking and finance will continue to be key strengths for Norton Rose Fulbright globally, in conjunction with our existing six key industry strengths. I am pleased to confirm Linda, Martin and Jeremy will lead these principal areas of expertise for the firm globally, in line with our global management structure.’