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Herbert Smith Freehills further expands South Africa practice with addition of corporate partner

Firm news | Africa | 24 May 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills has appointed corporate lawyer, Rudolph du Plessis, as partner in its Johannesburg office. Rudolph, who has spent his entire legal career in South Africa, will be the firm's first M&A partner in the Johannesburg office.

Herbert Smith Freehills takes home Asia Tax Award for disputes expertise

Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 24 May 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills and Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills have won the Litigation and Disputes award for Australia at the International Tax Review Asia Tax Awards.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises China's State Grid on US$2.1 billion issue of dual currency senior notes

Deals and cases | Hong Kong, Beijing | 23 May 2016

The dual-currency, four-tranche issue of senior notes raised US$2.1 billion for the world's largest utility.

US Department of Justice fires warning shot to taxpayers and financial institutions after 'Swiss Bank Program'

Deals and cases | Hong Kong, Singapore, New York | 23 May 2016

DOJ intends to pursue tax evasion in jurisdictions in Asia and elsewhere.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises SAS Trustee Corporation on its sale of StatePlus

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 23 May 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised SAS Trustee Corporation on its sale of financial planning business State Super Financial Services Australia Limited to First State Super.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Origin Energy on A$245m sale of the Mortlake Pipeline

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 23 May 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised long-standing client, Origin Energy on its agreement to sell the Mortlake Pipeline to SEA Gas Mortlake for A$245m.

Outstanding global expertise sees Herbert Smith Freehills crowned International Firm of the Year

Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 23 May 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills has taken home seven awards at the prestigious Australasian Law Awards, including the highly coveted International Firm of the Year Award.

Real Estate team advises S P Setia on record-breaking A$101 million acquisition

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 23 May 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised S P Setia on a A$101 million acquisition of a Telstra Exchange site in Melbourne’s central CBD.

Herbert Smith Freehills Paris LLP advises Gecina on its proposed public offer for Foncière de Paris

Deals and cases | Paris | 20 May 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills Paris LLP is advising Gecina, a French real estate investment trust, on its proposed public offer for Foncière de Paris, a French listed real estate investment trust with a property portfolio comprising mainly offices located in Paris and its immediate surroundings.

Herbert Smith Freehills publishes major book on takeovers and schemes

Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 20 May 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills, in conjunction with the Ross Parsons Centre of Commercial, Corporate and Taxation Law at the University of Sydney, has published Towns Under Siege – a major new book looking at developments in the law and practice of Australian takeovers and schemes.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Meridiam on financing the largest solar power plant in West Africa

Deals and cases | Paris, Africa | 19 May 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills Paris LLP has recently advised Meridiam, a leading global investor and asset manager specialising in public and community infrastructure, on financing for the Senergy plant in Senegal, the largest solar photovoltaic power plant in West Africa.

Herbert Smith Freehills Sonya Leydecker included in City A.M.’s Power 100 Women: Celebrating female stars of The City

Firm news | London | 18 May 2016

Today, Sonya Leydecker, joint chief executive officer of international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills, has been honoured with being included on the inaugural City A.M. Power 100 Women list – a collation of a 100 leading women working in The City.

Financial services industry faces regulatory challenges across Asia Pacific, according to new Herbert Smith Freehills guide

Firm news | China, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Australia, Seoul, Singapore, South East Asia, Tokyo, India group | 18 May 2016

The firm's latest guide to Financial Services Regulation in Asia Pacific, published today, demonstrates that regional regulators are adding to the workload already imposed by US, UK and European regulators.

Herbert Smith Freehills' Justin D'Agostino named Hong Kong's LGBT Executive Sponsor 2016

Firm news | Hong Kong | 17 May 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills' Justin D'Agostino has been named LGBT Executive Sponsor of the year at the 2016 Hong Kong LGBT Inclusion Awards Gala Dinner on 17 May.

Convicts, Hustlers, Bombers and Kangaroos set to celebrate diversity and inclusion with Herbert Smith Freehills

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 16 May 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills will host a number of Australian football legends at events to mark the 2016 International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) on 17 May.

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Tideway on a £700 million loan from the European Investment Bank for the Thames Tideway Tunnel

Deals and cases | London | 12 May 2016

International law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Tideway on a £700 million loan from the European Investment Bank for the Thames Tideway Tunnel, the biggest infrastructure project ever undertaken by the UK water industry.

Herbert Smith Freehills scores seven places in the shortlist for The Lawyer Awards 2016, more than any other firm

Firm news | 11 May 2016

The Awards celebrate excellence across private practice, the public sector, commerce and industry, and the Bar.

Herbert Smith Freehills has been shortlisted in seven categories for The Lawyer Awards 2016 – more shortlistings than any other firm:

Herbert Smith Freehills advises CMOC on the acquisition of Freeport's indirect 56% interest in Tenke Fungurume for US$2.65 billion

Deals and cases | Johannesburg, Paris, China, Germany, Tokyo | 11 May 2016

On 9 May 2016 China Molybdenum Co., Ltd (“CMOC”) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary CMOC Limited has entered into a definitive agreement with Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (“Freeport”) to acquire 100% of its interest in Freeport-McMoRan DRC Holdings Ltd., which holds Freeport’s indirect 56% interest in the Tenke Fungurume copper-cobalt mine (“Tenke”) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (“DRC”).

HSF advise Rothesay Life on award winning acquisition of Westlink M7 base rental payments

Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 09 May 2016

In a deal recently recognised by Infrastructure Partnerships Australia, Herbert Smith Freehills advised Rothesay Life on its acquisition of the base rental stream on the Westlink M7 Tollroad from the NSW Government.

HSF Welcomes Enhanced Australia Singapore Bilateral Agreement

Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Singapore | 06 May 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills has welcomed today’s joint announcement by the Singaporean and Australian Governments which will see the expansion and deepening of the Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement and further enhance the strong cultural and economic ties between the two nations.

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