25 October 2004 LAWFUEL – Law, legal, law firm newsInternational law firm Norton Rose today confirms that it will move its London headquarters to a new Foster and Partners-designed building at the More London development on the banks of the River Thames. The announcement follows the signing of an agreement on 22 October between Norton Rose and More London Development for the lease of the building, which is due to be occupied in 2007.
The 340,000 sq ft building will be built by More London to a Foster and Partners design and Norton Rose has agreed bespoke design elements, including layout, with Foster and Partners.
Norton Rose chief executive Peter Martyr said:
“The More London development is fast becoming a hub for professional services and I am delighted about our move there in 2007. Our new office building will not only be a prestigious architectural statement but will create an excellent working environment for our staff and clients.”
The contemporary building on the River Thames overlooks Tower Bridge and is placed between Greater London Authority City Hall and Ernst & Young’s headquarters.
Click on the link below for images of the building – the images are courtesy of Foster and Partners.
Notes for Editors
Norton Rose is a leading international law firm which operates through a network of offices in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The firm has over 200 partners, over 1000 fee earners and 2000 staff worldwide.
Norton Rose focuses research, know-how and expertise on five strategically important areas where the firm and its clients have particular interests: international corporate finance, financial institutions, transportation, energy and infrastructure and technology (including IP and IT).
In all these areas, the firm works primarily for international corporates and financial institutions on large, complex, cross border transactions, offering them the full range of business legal services. More detailed information on the Norton Rose international team is available on the firm’s website at: www.nortonrose.com
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Sean Twomey, head of public relations
+44(0)20 7444 3740 0781 0794 901 [email protected]
Camilla Hardwick, public relations manager
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