Norton Rose Fulbright announces management appointments

18 March 2016 Norton Rose Fulbright
Rob Otty.

Rob Otty.

Donald Dinnie.

Donald Dinnie.

• Rob Otty appointed to Managing Partner, Business Integration • Donald Dinnie appointed Managing Director of South Africa

Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright today announces new management appointments with effect from 1 September, 2016.

Rob Otty, Managing Director of the South Africa practice, has been appointed to the newly created, global position of Managing Partner, Business Integration. In this role, Rob will focus on global integration and transformation projects. Rob will relocate to London later in the year.

Rob will continue to have over-arching responsibility for the development of Africa and will work alongside Donald Dinnie, who has taken on the role of Managing Director, South Africa. Donald is an industry respected senior litigation lawyer and currently leads the firm's disputes practice in South Africa. He is also a member of the firm’s management committee.

Peter Martyr, Global Chief Executive, Norton Rose Fulbright, comments: “We have a far-reaching ambitious program of work in support of our 2020 business transformation strategy. As Managing Partner, Business Intergration, Rob Otty will play a key role as part of the global management team directing this program of work. Rob will bring proven transformation experience to the team, as well as significant integration skills.”

"I am equally delighted that Donald Dinnie has accepted the role of Managing Director of South Africa. Donald brings to this important role a wealth of knowledge of the legal profession and our firm at an operational and strategic level. His strong client centric approach will be strategically important to accelerate our growth plan in South Africa."

Norton Rose Fulbright has one of the largest legal footprints in South Africa. Clients include financial institutions, major industrial and commercial corporations, mining houses, parastatals and government departments.


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