Each office is staffed with a team of lawyers with extensive industry experience and practical legal skills in a full range of commercial law areas including dispute resolution/litigation, commercial agreements, corporations law, banking and financial services, funds management, capital markets, insolvency, intellectual property, employment law, competition law, property, regulatory/administrative law, insurance law and dispute resolution/litigation.
We have the most comprehensive international trade and transport legal practice in Australia and New Zealand. Our transport credentials include aviation, shipping, rail, road and pipelines.
Norton White's history begins with James Norton, who was admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales in December 1818, as only the fourth admitted practitioner in the colony. Robert Smith was taken in as a partner by James Norton, junior, in 1879, and the firm became Norton & Smith. On the death of Robert Smith in 1917, the firm became Norton Smith & Co. Norton White came into being in 1999, retaining strong trade and transport links alongside its comprehensive commercial law practice.
Norton White is comprised of a team of knowledgeable practitioners with experience both within industries in which they assist and in the law. Our firm is committed to providing advice and assistance that is:
- Innovative Personalised, and
- Cost Effective
We believe that offering a service based on these core values translates into outstanding results and satisfaction for our clients.