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07 May 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Origin Energy on its strategic partnership with Octopus Energy

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Origin Energy Limited on its strategic partnership with fast-growing UK energy retailer and advanced technology provider, Octopus Energy. Origin has acquired a 20% equity interest in Octopus Energy and a licence to use Kraken, Octopus Energy’s leading customer...
07 May 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises NEXTDC Limited on its A$863 million capital raising

Herbert Smith Freehills is proud to have advised NEXTDC Limited ( NEXTDC ) on its capital raising, comprising a fully underwritten A$672 million institutional placement and A$191 million non-underwritten share purchase plan ( Capital Raising ). The SPP shares were issued today, completing the...
06 May 2020

Kewei welcomes top disputes partner to China joint operation with Herbert Smith Freehills 科伟律师事务所迎来顶级争议解决业务资深国际顾问 加入与史密夫斐尔联营办公室

Kewei Law Firm has appointed Weina Ye as an international partner in Shanghai, further strengthening its disputes expertise in the firm's joint operation with Herbert Smith Freehills.
05 May 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills’ M&A and Intellectual Property teams advise Seven West Media on sale of its magazine business to Bauer Media

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Pacific Magazines, part of the Seven West Media Group ( SWM ), on the sale of its magazine business to Bauer Media.
05 May 2020

May Tai to lead Herbert Smith Freehills in Asia 戴枫媚将领导史密夫斐尔亚洲区业务

Partner May Tai has been appointed to lead Herbert Smith Freehills' Asia practice, effective 1 May 2020. 史密夫斐尔律师事务所合伙人戴枫媚( May Tai )已接受委任,将从2020年5月1日起领导本所亚洲区业务。
05 May 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Different Technologies on its Series A capital raise

Herbert Smith Freehills’ venture capital team has advised Different Technologies Pty Ltd ( :Different ) on its A$7.1 million Series A capital raise.
04 May 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills’ CEO announces new leadership structure and appointments

Herbert Smith Freehills’ CEO Justin D’Agostino has announced a streamlined leadership structure and four new managing partners.
01 May 2020

Firms join forces to create JobKeeper App for Australian employers

Global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills and specialist tax advisory firm Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills have partnered to launch an app to help Australian employers that are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic better understand the Federal Government's JobKeeper Payment scheme.
30 April 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills responds to regulator's latest statement on LIBOR discontinuation

Responding to news that the Working Group on Sterling Risk-Free Reference Rates (RFRWG) has issued a new statement on the impact of COVID-19 on firm's plans to transition from Libor, Rupert Lewis , head of banking litigation at Herbert Smith Freehills, says:
30 April 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills conseille Safran sur la mise en place d’une ligne de crédit de 3 milliards d’euros

Herbert Smith Freehills a conseillé Safran, groupe international de haute technologie opérant dans les domaines de la propulsion et des équipements aéronautiques , de l'espace et de la défense, sur la mise en place d'une nouvelle ligne de crédit de 3 milliards d’euros, d'une durée pouvant aller...
30 April 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills responds to Pensions Regulator's annual funding statement

Responding to The Pensions Regulator's publication of its Annual Funding Statement for trustees and sponsors of occupational defined benefit pension schemes, Rachel Pinto , pensions partner at Herbert Smith Freehills says that "today's statement will offer comfort to sponsors looking to reduce or...
29 April 2020

Corporate insurance policyholders are likely to find favour in Court

Newly released data reveals that insurance claims are amongst the most likely to succeed in UK courts. However, with COVID-19 bringing new complexities to potential claims, the insurance industry will be under scrutiny for the way it responds to the current pandemic.
29 April 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills promotes nine leading lawyers to counsel in Asia 史密夫斐尔亚洲区晋升九位资深顾问

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has promoted nine lawyers in Asia to counsel. The promotions span corporate, finance, employment and disputes, and are effective 1 May 2020.
29 April 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills advises China’s Exim Bank on financing of Budapest-Belgrade rail project 史密夫斐尔助力中国—中东欧重大合作成果落地

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the Export-Import Bank of China (CEXIM) on its role in financing the Hungarian section of Budapest-Belgrade railway project.
28 April 2020

Herbert Smith Freehills promotes seven to Counsel roles in Australia

Herbert Smith Freehills has promoted seven talented lawyers to Executive Counsel or Special Counsel roles in Australia.

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