Norton-Rose Fulbright cleans up at SAPSA Awards
Norton-Rose Fulbright South Africa continues to rack up the accolades as the company was named Best Law Firm and Professional Services Firm of the Year at the inaugural South African Professional Services Award (SAPSA) hosted at Emperor’s Palace in Johannesburg during October. Norton-Rose Fulbright’s global chairman, Sbu Gule, was also awarded with the Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Employment and Labour Law at the event’s award ceremony, which was hosted at Emperor’s Palace in Johannesburg. Gule, global and South African chairman of Norton Rose Fulbright, focuses on employment and labour law and immigration. He’s been involved in several landmark cases and has gained experience in litigation in the Magistrate’s Court and High Court as well as in commercial matters. He has also acted as a judge in the Labour Court and has sat as an assessor in the High Court. “We are proud to have won this award,” said global chief executive Peter Martyr. “The quality and scale of the professional services sector in South Africa is significant and is a key factor to our global strategy in both the development and potential of the region. “The entire practice contributed to this, and we’re very pleased with our achievement and grateful to Sbu for his commitment and contribution to the global practice and to our efforts in South Africa”.
Norton Rose Fulbright Representatives – (left to right) Sibusiso Gule (chairman) and Riza Moosa (head of banking and finance) holding trophies awarded to the firm on the night: Law Firm of the Year, Overall Professional Services Firm of the Year and a Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Labour Law for Gule.