Business Principles

The following business principles apply to all NLF activities and staff. They describe our culture and personality both internally and externally, the way we work and what we stand for:


Clients come first. We work on the basis that if we help our clients to be successful, we will be successful.

Our focus is on providing consistently high quality legal services to clients of the association.

We are industry experts. We understand our clients businesses, industries and markets. Our strong industry focus helps us to forge our market reputation and distinguishes us from our peers.

We have a commercial and pragmatic approach to advising clients on their business dealings.

We develop innovative solutions for our client’s legal and business issues.

We seek to recruit only the best people and we aim to develop them to perform to the highest level.


We operate as one team, collaborating and sharing information and knowledge across disciplines and markets to achieve the best results for our clients.

We have a united, local, regional and international perspectives, services industries and clients, on a global basis

We value our culture and work hard to preserve it.







We value our people as they are our most important asset and we promote a culture of respect for the individual.

We expect to deliver work that meets the highest professional, ethical and business standards.

We build long term relationships with our clients and colleagues by being trustworthy, open and fair.