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30 September 2021

GAR Live: Energy Disputes 2021

The annual GAR Live: Energy Disputes conference is taking place in London this year, where experts from across the country and throughout Europe will join together for a hybrid event. The energy industry is currently in the midst of a pivotal shift with a growing demand for renewable sources. This...
23 September 2021

GAR Live: Construction Disputes

We are proud to be a conference supporter at the GAR Live Construction Disputes event to be held in Paris. This will be held as part of Paris Arbitration Week.
22 September 2021

Insurer confirmed to have waived its rights goodbye

By a 2-1 majority, the Full Court of the Federal Court has upheld last year’s decision to treat an insurer’s confirmation of coverage as being binding
21 September 2021

Employment and Industrial Relations Workplace Training Programs – 2022

Our Employment, Industrial Relations and Safety team is pleased to offer our program of employment, industrial relations and safety training in 2022.
17 September 2021

Public Law – The Podcast Series

From Covid-19 to consumer disputes, our podcast series dissects the key issues in the fast-moving public law field
17 September 2021

The Unified patent court and unitary patent – Introduction

A new patent right and patent enforcement system is coming for patent protection in the Europe which the new court's Preparatory Committee states is likely to start mid-2022. There are two main elements: A Unified Patent Court ( UPC ) which will have jurisdiction over all European patents (current...
16 September 2021

Employment podcast - Don't you know you're toxic?

The latest in our Employment Espresso pods series asks how to spot - and address - a toxic workplace culture
15 September 2021

The Herbert Smith Freehills Legal Privilege Web App

We are delighted to announce the release of our English law legal privilege web app. Following on from the very positive feedback which we have received from clients over recent years on our Handy Client Guide to Privilege, our team has developed a digital version which makes the analysis quicker,...
15 September 2021

Herbert Smith Freehills receives project finance and IFLR Women Dealmakers Hall of Fame awards at the IFLR Africa Legal Awards 2021

Herbert Smith Freehills has been named Project Finance Team of the Year at the IFLR Africa Awards 2021.
15 September 2021

International Construction Law Conference 2021

King’s College London, Centre of Construction Law and Dispute Resolution, in collaboration with The Academy of Experts presents International Construction Law Conference 2021 Wednesday 15 September 2021 , held online and in person (restrictions permitting)* at King's College London starting at 09...
15 September 2021

GAR The Guide to Advocacy - Edition 5 - Cultural Considerations: United States

Amal Bouchenaki, Partner in Herbert Smith Freehills’ New York office, has contributed to the Fifth Edition of Global Arbitration Review’s “The Guide to Advocacy” with a chapter entitled “Cultural Considerations in Advocacy: United States”.
15 September 2021

Reckitt Benckiser puts a Finish (for now) to competitor’s launch of dishwashing tablets

Businesses launching a new brand in the Australian market need to consider the competitive landscape of existing brands, and the risk of a competitor seeking an urgent interim injunction against them, if they stray too close to an existing registered trade mark.
14 September 2021

Financial Services Litigation 2021

Financial Services Litigation charts the growth of litigation in the financial sector worldwide, with our expert authors answering key questions in major jurisdictions.
14 September 2021

Marketing a product as an “alternative” is no answer to trade mark infringement

The Full Court of the Federal Court has found that marketing a product as an “alternative” to a trade-marked brand is no answer to a claim of infringing use as a trade mark. In Allergan Australia Pty Ltd v Self Care IP Holdings Pty Ltd , 1 Justices Jagot, Lee and Thawley took a broad view of trade...
14 September 2021

TALKING INFRASTRUCTURE AND ENERGY SERIES

Welcome to our series of webinars and legal briefings from the Southeast Asia Energy and Infrastructure Practice, focusing on recent developments (and some helpful reminders) of importance for investors, developers, lenders and contractors, both legal and commercial.