Norton Rose Fulbright is a leading international law firm in the field of transport both in France and globally. It has been consistently elected Shipping Law Firm of the Year or Transport Law Firm of the Year by Global Transport Finance since many years. Whether on complex structured transactions or simple mortgage financings, and for trains, aircrafts or every type of vessel (LNG carriers, container ships, VLCCs, bulk carriers and cruise ships), Norton Rose Fulbright is at the cutting edge of the most recent legal structures.

Familiar with multifaceted transactions Norton Rose Fulbright enjoys a reputation that meets the global needs of its clients.

Our lawyers in Paris regularly advise key players in the transport sector, either asset-owners or banks, on financing and commercial agreements as well as on every other aspect of their business. The shipping finance team is regularly ranked among the best by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. Head of the banking and finance practice in Paris, Christine Ezcutari, has been named “Lawyer of the year 2014-2015” in Transportation Law in France by Best Lawyers.

With offices all around the globe, Norton Rose Fulbright provides the world’s pre-eminent shipping lawyers based in over 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. Our global network enables us to easily involve our lawyers on local or cross-border matters to serve our clients anywhere in the world with the same level of expertise, whether they are ship owners or financial institutions.