01 June 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills advises lenders on refinancing of Horizon Energy Infrastructure's debt facilities
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the lenders in relation to the refinancing of the debt facilities put in place by Horizon Energy Infrastructure (HEI), a UK-based smart metering asset provider, at the time of its acquisition by Arcus Infrastructure Partners (Arcus). The lending group consists of...
26 May 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills builds Asia construction disputes hub in Kuala Lumpur with relocation of partner Craig Shepherd
Leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills is continuing its Asia expansion with the creation of a construction and infrastructure disputes hub in Kuala Lumpur .
24 May 2022
Six law firms collaborate to support launch of the Black Equity Organisation, the UK’s new national Black British civil rights organisation
Herbert Smith Freehills is supporting the launch of the Black Equity Organisation (BEO), a national and independent civil rights organisation founded to advance justice and equity for Black people in Britain, in collaboration with Allen & Overy, Ashurst, Clifford Chance, Freshfields Bruckhaus...
18 May 2022
Australian employers go “back to the future” on enterprise bargaining
Rather than be concerned about the impending Australian Federal Election, when it comes to industrial relations, it seems to be a case of “back to the future” for employers, with businesses sticking to their usual bargaining life cycle and being occupied by traditional industrial relations issues,...
18 May 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills advises sponsors on Yunkang Group's Hong Kong IPO / 史密夫斐尔律师事务所作为保荐人律师为云康集团香港上市提供法律服务
Leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised CMB International Capital Limited and SPDB International Capital Limited as joint sponsors of medical operation services provider Yunkang Group Limited (02325.HK)’s listing on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
13 May 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Mercuria on debt and equity investments in Seacrest
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Mercuria Energy Group on its debt and minority equity investments in the international oil investment business Seacrest Petróleo. Mercuria is one of the world's largest privately held energy and commodities companies.
12 May 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills adds corporate head in North Asia as expansion continues
Leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has appointed Tokyo partner Andrew Blacoe to lead the firm's North Asia corporate practice, a new role to respond to client demand and the firm's continued Asia expansion.
12 May 2022
Court approves trustees' Paris-aligned investment strategy
In a recent judgment 1 , the High Court has confirmed that trustees of two charitable trusts are permitted to implement a Paris-aligned investment strategy, even though this might result in a short-term financial detriment to their trusts. The charities in question are both part of the Sainsburys...
12 May 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills partners with UNSW to provide graduates with customised practical legal training
Herbert Smith Freehills has partnered with the University of New South Wales (UNSW) to offer the firm’s Australian graduates a tailored and innovative Practical Legal Training (PLT) course. Known as the Graduate Diploma in Legal Professional Practice (GDLPP), the program allows graduates to be...