Tricia Hobson named Global Chair of Norton Rose Fulbright

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright today announced that Tricia Hobson, its Australian Chair, will also become Global Chair, effective January 1, 2018.

A Sydney-based litigation partner with a leading reputation as a class action lawyer in the insurance industry, Tricia will focus on fostering the global firm’s cross-border collaboration; innovation; and client relationship development. She will also be responsible for promoting global diversity and inclusion initiatives.

The Global Chair position is an ambassadorial leadership role with a one-year term. Tricia takes over from Stephen Parish, whose term as Global Chair expired by rotation on December 31, 2017.


Stephen continues as Chair of Norton Rose Fulbright in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Peter Martyr, Global Chief Executive, Norton Rose Fulbright, said:

“The appointment of Tricia Hobson to the role of Global Chair for Norton Rose Fulbright demonstrates the importance of the Asia Pacific region to the development of our global business. Tricia’s knowledge and extensive experience of working within the global insurance industry will be invaluable as we look to grow our practice.

“I would like to thank Tricia’s predecessor, Stephen Parish, for his significant contribution to the continued well-being of our global business.”
Tricia Hobson, Global Chair, Norton Rose Fulbright, said:

“I am honoured to be the first female partner appointed to the Global Chair role. I look forward to working with my talented colleagues around the world to ensure our clients receive the highest quality advice, wherever they may be located.”

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