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On the bus – Inside the Norton Rose Fulbright masterplan

NRF chief executive Peter Martyr defied expectations to reinvent Norton Rose as a progressive global player over more than a decade. Three years on from its ambitious US tie-up, where is the firm going next?

‘You will have to talk to Peter, we are not authorised to speak,’ says one Norton Rose Fulbright (NRF) partner. It’s a familiar refrain in a firm that – despite its reputation as a friendly place to work – defers to central management. A lot.