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At Herbert Smith Freehills, our ambition is to help you achieve your goals.

Exceptional client service and the pursuit of excellence are at our core. We invest in and care about our client relationships, which is why many are incredibly longstanding. And we enjoy breaking new ground, as we have for over 100 years.

We are where you need us to be. We are in key financial centres and major growth hubs. Our international footprint is extensive and committed. 

We are at our best tackling complexity and navigating change. We work alongside you on demanding contentious matters, exacting regulatory work and complex public and private market transactions. We are recognised as leading in these areas. 

We are immersed in the sectors and challenges that impact you. We are recognised as standing apart in energy, ESG, infrastructure and resources. And we're focused on areas of growth that affect every business across the world, including technology and digitalisation.

All of this is achieved by supporting the growth of our people, who help us deliver on our ambition - which is to help you achieve yours.

Your goals. Our ambition.

More than 100 years of heritage

years of history

With a heritage stretching back more than 100 years as leading company advisers, and a pioneering record of deploying best-in-class tech and innovative legal operations, you will be as confident turning to us for no-fuss daily results as high-stakes boardroom matters.

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Our clients and profession now face rapid and disruptive shifts on many fronts. While this upheaval presents challenges, this is also an era of enormous opportunity when we embrace dramatic change in how we work, respond to clients and develop our talented team. At Herbert Smith Freehills, we see the law beyond precedent.

Rebecca Maslen-Stannage
Chair and Senior Partner

Our vision

A world-leading international law firm, known for our insight and diverse perspectives.

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Insights and diverse perspectives

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Future of Work Report 2023
Balancing Acts

Employers and staff are edging towards a post-pandemic settlement but recession, regulation and tech-fuelled upheaval threaten the new equilibrium. Can business walk the tightrope?

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Responsible Business Report 2023

As one of the world’s leading international law firms, we engage with the most important challenges and opportunities.

Leading for impact

Driving positive change through Pro Bono Legal, Diversity & Inclusion, Social Impact, Sustainability.


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The National Portrait Gallery (London)

Race for Opportunity

Opportunity Now

Stonewall Global Diversity Champions

David Kato Voice and Vision Award

Pride WA

Sydney World Pride

The Australian Ballet
Official Legal Partner

Art Gallery of NSW
Major Partner

Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF)

UNSW China International Business & Economic Law Centre (CIBEL)

Women in Finance Asia

WILHK (Women in law Hong Kong)

Work for Pride Index Tokyo

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