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Audio and Video | 23 September 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Orange on the sale of FIME to Chequers Capital

Herbert Smith Freehills has recently advised Orange on the sale of FIME, a world leader in certification consultancy and testing for secure transactions, to Chequers Capital.
News | 21 September 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills' Moscow team advises on the biggest PPP project in transport sector in Russia

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised client LLC "Highway Construction Company" (LLC ASK) – the SPV owned by leading Russian construction company JSC "DSK Avtoban", on a concession project for the construction and operation of the Moscow Central Ring Road. The total cost of the project exceeds USD 2...
News | 20 September 2016

Infrastructure experts advise successful consortium on Port of Melbourne lease

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the successful Lonsdale Consortium comprising the Future Fund, QIC, Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) and OMERS on the acquisition of a 50-year lease of the Port of Melbourne from the Victorian Government.
News | 20 September 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Mitsui & Co., Ltd. on Asian healthcare investment

Tokyo: Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised longstanding client Mitsui & Co., Ltd. on its acquisition of an approximately US$101 million interest in healthcare provider International Columbia U.S. LLC (ICU), the holding company of Columbia Asia Healthcare Sdn. Bhd. and...
News | 15 September 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills launches Alternative Legal Services office in Melbourne

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has announced the further expansion of its global Alternative Legal Services (ALT) business, with a new centre opening in Melbourne in November 2016. The new dedicated facility is the first of its kind to be opened and operated by a law firm in...
News | 15 September 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills most ranked firm in London in Legal 500 UK Guide

Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to announce that it has been ranked in 73 practice areas in the Legal 500 UK Rankings, more than any other firm in London listed in the guide.
News | 15 September 2016

As financial distress increases in Asia Pacific, new guide helps companies and lenders navigate the law across borders

With global corporate defaults at their highest levels since the 2008 global financial crisis and economic conditions in Asia Pacific leading to a rise in financial restructuring and insolvencies, Herbert Smith Freehills has created a new guide to help companies and lenders navigate the various...
News | 14 September 2016

Kathryn Sanger to join Herbert Smith Freehills' leading Asia international arbitration team as partner

Hong Kong : Leading practitioner Kathryn Sanger is joining Herbert Smith Freehills' top-rated international arbitration team as a partner in October 2016, based in Hong Kong.
News | 13 September 2016

ARTIQ and Herbert Smith Freehills reveal finalist selection for The Graduate Art Prize 2016

The finalists for this year’s Graduate Art Prize have been announced and voting is now open to all-comers, with the prize-winner decided upon as a result of the public vote. Here is the voting link, where people are encouraged to vote for as many artists and works as they wish
News | 12 September 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on the simplified public takeover bid on Futuren by Boussard & Gavaudan

Having reinforced its stake in Futuren, an independent producer of electricity from onshore wind energy, Boussard & Gavaudan (B&G) launched a simplified public takeover bid for €110 million, via BG Select Investments Ltd acting in concert with the main shareholders of Futuren, on all of the...
News | 09 September 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills advises NEXTDC Limited on its A$150 million entitlement offer and institutional placement

Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to have advised NEXTDC Limited on its A$150 million fully underwritten equity raising.
Audio and Video | 07 September 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Allegro Funds on Pizza Hut acquisition

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Australian private equity fund manager Allegro Funds on its acquisition of the master franchisee licence for Pizza Hut in Australia from US-based parent company Yum! Brands, global owner of the Pizza Hut brand.
News | 06 September 2016

Outstanding client service and culture recognised with three prestigious Australian Law Awards

Herbert Smith Freehills’ outstanding client service and commitment to creating a positive culture for its people has been recognised at the annual Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards, where the firm picked up three prestigious accolades.
News | 01 September 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills opens first alternative legal services hub in China

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has extended its innovative Alternative Legal Services business to China.
News | 01 September 2016

Peter Butler appointed Managing Partner of Herbert Smith Freehills’ Brisbane office

Herbert Smith Freehills has appointed Peter Butler to the role of Managing Partner of the Brisbane office. Peter succeeds Michael Back, who is stepping down from the role he has held for over 20 years.

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