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Alternative Legal Services


Alternative Legal Services (ALT) is a fully-integrated and integral part of Herbert Smith Freehills' international network.

We offer innovative, market-leading solutions in respect of high-volume, document-intensive legal work. By combining cutting-edge technology with legal expertise, we have created a cost-competitive, bespoke offering which is tailored to our clients' requirements.

Our teams, comprising lawyers, technologists and legal analysts, are located across nine hubs: Beijing, Belfast, Brisbane, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, London, Melbourne, New York, Perth, Shanghai and Sydney.

Together, they provide a seamless, round-the-clock service across a wide range of products and services, in support of sectors including Banking, Construction, Energy, Infrastructure, Mining, Government, Technology, Media and Telecommunications, Real Estate and Wealth and Asset Management.

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11th January 2019
Mark Rigotti looks back over 30 years in law and predicts the changes to come...
8th October 2018
New skills and horizons will define the litigators of tomorrow
23rd May 2018
A spotlight on emerging market practice in supplier contracts in the run up to 25...
10th May 2018
Reporting from our Global Pound Conference series, we compare client attitudes to disputes across six...

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03 September 2021

Herbert Smith Freehills Named Alternative Service Provider of the Year at the African Legal Awards 2021