Australia: Adrian Ahern commences term as Global Chairman of Norton Rose
Last Updated: 11 May 2013
  • First Australian Global Chairman

International legal practice Norton Rose is pleased to announce that the Chairman of Norton Rose in Australia, partner Adrian Ahern has become Global Chairman, effective from today, Wednesday 1 May 2013.

Adrian specialises in M&A and leads the financial institutions industry sector team in Asia Pacific. He is based in our Sydney office.

Adrian takes over from Norman Steinberg, who will continue as Chairman of Norton Rose in Canada and a co-chair of Norton Rose globally.

Peter Martyr, Global Chief Executive, Norton Rose said:

"Adrian will have a key role to play as we continue to grow internationally and into the US. The rotation of the Global Chairman role reflects the international nature of our practice and Adrian will continue to work alongside our global group of co-chairs to share knowledge and expertise and to build on the work of his predecessor Norman Steinberg."

"I would like to thank Norman, who has contributed significantly to our success as a truly global practice and to welcome Adrian as Global Chairman."

Adrian Ahern, Chairman, Norton Rose in Australia and M&A partner said:

"This is a very exciting opportunity and I am honoured to be the first partner from Australia appointed to the Global Chairman role. I will continue to focus on the growth of our international business as we welcome one of the US's most highly regarded legal practices, Fulbright & Jarworski, to Norton Rose from June of this year. My primary focus will be our clients and ensuring we deliver them the highest quality legal advice and industry expertise, wherever they are working with us around the globe".

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