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06 November 2018
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Alumni Matters


Ray Cahill, alumnus and director of corporate governance at Associated British Foods is putting the 'G' in ESG with good governance and positive impacts

Helen Wright, our persistent pioneer, reflects on a trail-blazing career 'smashing ceilings' at a time when others were still dreaming of the possibility

Emma Anderson, Sanjay Bhandari, Claire Hall, Hannah Smith and Michelle Yu are all alumni working for charities and community organisations in collaboration with HSF showcasing the opportunities alumni relationships present to work together for the greater good.

Khoa Pham, is making city life Beam as General Counsel for a tech start-up helping the world go green with micromobility

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Opportunities with Herbert Smith Freehills

We have welcomed many alumni back to the firm and are always keen to speak to others about opportunities. If you are interested, please contact one of our regional recruitment team leaders:

Asia: Jemma Rowe ([email protected] or +852 21014260)

Australia: Liz Henry ([email protected] or +61 2 9322 4018)

UK, US and EMEA: Mary Carpenter ([email protected] or +44 20 7466 3569)

You can also see all current vacancies and register for job alerts by creating an account on our recruitment system here.

Contract Legal and In-house Opportunities – TeamSource (Australia)

TeamSource, Herbert Smith Freehills’ Australian flexible workforce community, has been connecting ambitious lawyers, legal technologists and paralegals with some of the most in demand legal opportunities in Australia working alongside some of our largest global clients and award winning teams.   Drawing on the depth of expertise, quality training and relationships that exist within our alumni community, TeamSource enables us to approach resourcing of our client services in a different way and also provides new opportunities for our alumni seeking agile, contract or in-house opportunities.

As a member of TeamSource  you gain exclusive access to in-house and private practice assignments that rarely reach the wider market and gives you the platform to select  the type of experiences you want as a lawyer.  TeamSource has a large and rapidly growing member base of first class and technically strong lawyers giving our clients greater access to expertise and niche skills, and more options to build their teams when they require trustworthy solutions to their interim legal needs.  We continue to grow and evolve our ways of working in order to offer a bespoke model to both our members and clients.

If you would like to know more about TeamSource and/or register for opportunities, please visit our website.

Contract Legal and In-house Opportunities – Global

Outside Australia, clients do contact our Alumni team about permanent and/or contract positions.  If you would like to join the mailing list to receive communications outlining these opportunities from our Alumni team, please email [email protected]


If you have any questions, get in touch with a member of our alumni team

Kym Somers
Senior Alumni Executive, London
Olivia Troop
Alumni Executive, London



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