Fun Facts

2017

"Our canteen is called 1764 because this is when the firm was established."
First year trainee, London
"We have a cinema room!"
First year trainee, London
"Sometimes, from the 9th floor terrace, you can see the Mayor of London hanging out in his office."
Second year trainee, London.
"We were the only law firm to have a 'bring your dog to work day' this year."
Second year trainee, Mpscow
"The cocktails in the bar downstairs are rather good."
First year trainee, London
"The office closes between Christmas and New Year so you are guaranteed to be on holiday then."
Second year trainee, London
"We are doing a campaign for the Nelson Mandela Foundation at the moment, including something called 'Challenge 67'. This has resulted in many of our senior staff around the world dancing the 'Madiba Jive' in quite an embarrassing video that is on our website and shown all day around the office. It's a great initiative but a cheesy dance (check it out, if you dare)."
First year trainee, London
"We have a music room behind the office bar and you can often hear the choir practising during lunch."
Second year trainee, London
"Before the Fulbright merger, the US arm of the firm was known as Fulbright and Jaworski. Jaworski was the prosecutor in the Watergate scandal in the US."
Second year trainee, Munich currently (on secondment from the London office)

2016

"The front of the building is in the shape of the Norton Rose Fulbright chevron!"
First year trainee, London
"Norton Rose Fulbright now has a bar in its canteen named 1794 after the year the firm was founded."
Second year trainee, London
"It has recently opened an office in San Francisco."
First year trainee, London
"Despite its recent global expansion, it's one of the older City firms as it was founded in 1794. It had big success financing the Victorian railway systems across Britain."
First year trainee, London

2015

"The view we have from the ninth floor terrace is most enviable."
First year trainee, London
"We are reigning Office Choir of the Year champions!"
Second year trainee, London
"We have offices in locations as diverse as Almaty, Bujumbura and Caracas."
First year trainee, London

2014

"We won office choir of the year two years in a row."
Second year trainee, London
"Norton Rose Fulbright has the widest international reach of any law firm worldwide."
First year trainee, London
"We have just started sponsoring McLaren-Mercedes F1 team."
First year trainee, London
"Norton Rose Fulbright's choir has been 'Office Choir of the Year' several times in recent years (including 2014)."
Second year trainee, London
"When the financial crisis hit in 2008, staff voted to work one day less a week, rather than have some employees made redundant."
First year trainee, London

2013

"The London office (designed by Sir Norman Foster) is shaped like the arrow on top of the N in Norton Rose Fulbright (bird's eye view)."
First year trainee, Paris
"The firm sponsors Southern Hemisphere Rugby and the Hong Kong Sevens tournament - trainees welcome in the box!"
Second year trainee, London
"In June 2013 Norton Rose will become Norton Rose Fulbright, one of the largest law firms in the world measured by number of lawyers."
Second year trainee, London
"Our headquarters is next to Boris Johnson's office."
Second year trainee, Hong Kong
"We have an office in Caracas!"
Second year trainee, London
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