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At Herbert Smith Freehills, we believe that helping your business get results starts with understanding your perspective, whatever your sector and wherever you operate.

As one of the world's leading international law firms, we engage with the most important challenges and opportunities facing our clients. We also know that the wealth of perspectives we bring to your business only count when applied in a truly commercial context.

Whether drawing on decades of sector focus, tapping into our 24-office global network or deploying world-renowned corporate and litigation teams, we engage with your business in depth, from New York to Sydney.

With a heritage stretching back more than 100 years as leading company advisers in two G20 nations, 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.

As a 2,600-lawyer firm boasting deep resource in the Asia-Pacific and EMEA regions, as well as a fast-growing US practice, we recognise the power of diverse thinking in delivering results, both inside our firm and within the communities in which we work.

Ultimately, our insights and our people define us.

Read more about our vision, our determination to drive diversity, inclusion and responsible business, and our ambition to redefine legal services for the digital-first age.




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As a true global citizen, Herbert Smith Freehills is a proud sponsor of a range of organisations, events and initiatives, including:

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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