Norton Rose Fulbright Axes 30 Aussie Lawyers, Staff

Law360, New York (November 21, 2013, 6:53 PM EST) -- Mega-firm Norton Rose Fulbright is a little smaller following a recent round of attorney and staff layoffs in Australia, a firm spokesperson confirmed Thursday, this amid a handful of partner departures and indications of a weaker legal services market.

A total of 12 attorneys and 18 support staff were let go earlier this month in the Oceanic country.

“Like other professional services firms in Australia, we have responded to changes in the local market,” the firm said in a statement. “We will continue to concentrate on...
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