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19 September 2018

Herbert Smith Freehills Partner Paula Hodges QC Appointed Next LCIA President

Herbert Smith Freehills Partner Paula Hodges QC has been appointed as the next President of the LCIA Court, effective May 2019.
18 September 2018

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Huabao on acquisition of Chinese condiment company

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Hong Kong-listed Huabao International on its US$695 million acquisition of prominent Chinese condiment company Jiahao Foodstuff Limited.
18 September 2018

Herbert Smith Freehills Develops In-House Data Breach Software

Herbert Smith Freehills has developed its own software to help clients respond to data leaks quickly and reduce the financial impact of a cyber-attack.
17 September 2018

Herbert Smith Freehills named Australian employer of choice for fourth consecutive year

Herbert Smith Freehills is thrilled, for the fourth consecutive year, to be named the number 1 ‘attraction firm’ in Australia, in a recent survey of the country’s legal professionals.
13 September 2018

Energy experts advise AGL on sale of asset portfolio to Whitehelm Capital

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised AGL Energy Limited (AGL) on the sale of a portfolio of assets, known to AGL as the ‘National Assets’. The National Assets were sold to Sustainable Energy Infrastructure, a consortium led by Whitehelm Capital.
12 September 2018

Herbert Smith Freehills launches new Reconciliation Action Plan

Herbert Smith Freehills has released a new Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). The RAP was officially launched by Co-Founder and Non-Executive Director of the GO Foundation and CEO of the Indigenous Defence & Infrastructure Consortium, Adam Goodes, at the firm’s annual Pro Bono Lunch in Sydney on...
11 September 2018

Herbert Smith Freehills recognised for Australian M&A expertise

Herbert Smith Freehills has collected two coveted awards at the inaugural Mergermarket Australia M&A Awards held in Sydney on 5 September 2018.
11 September 2018

Herbert Smith Freehills boosts Paris corporate capability with tax partner hire

Global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has hired Bruno Knadjian to join its Paris office as a Corporate Tax partner.
10 September 2018

Herbert Smith Freehills Awards Pro Bono Leadership Medal To Shivchand Jhinku

Herbert Smith Freehills Executive Counsel, Shivchand Jhinku , has been announced the 2018 winner of the firm’s Keith Steele Pro Bono Leadership Medal. Shivchand was presented with the Medal at the firm’s annual Pro Bono Lunch in Sydney on 7 September 2018.
10 September 2018

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corporation on its US$600 million acquisition

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corporation on its US$600 million acquisition of a 21.9% equity interest in Anglo American Quellaveco S.A., (AAQSA), which owns the US$5.3 billion Quellaveco copper project in Peru.
06 September 2018

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Culture Amp on USD$35 million Series D capital raise

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Culture Amp on its USD$35 million Series D capital raise - one of the largest raisings undertaken for an Australian company this year. Culture Amp will employ this capital to fund its continued rapid growth as well as potential future expansions.
05 September 2018

Herbert Smith Freehills again named Law Firm of the Year

Herbert Smith Freehills has won the prestigious Firm of the Year Award at the 18 th annual Australian Law Awards held in Sydney on Friday 31 August.
04 September 2018

HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS COMMERCIAL LITIGATOR ADAM JOHNSON QC APPOINTED AS DEPUTY HIGH COURT JUDGE

Herbert Smith Freehills commercial litigator Adam Johnson QC has been appointed as a Deputy High Court Judge, it has been announced.
31 August 2018

Herbert Smith Freehills acts for CPAG helping secure landmark Supreme Court judgement

Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to announce that the Supreme Court has handed down a landmark human rights law judgment regarding the Widowed Parent's Allowance. The firm acted for Child Poverty Group (CPAG) in a Pro Bono capacity, helping to secure this victory.
29 August 2018

HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS ADVISES NINGBO JIFENG MAJORITY SHAREHOLDER WANG ON SUCCESSFUL GRAMMER TAKEOVER BID

Global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills advised the Wang family on the acquisition of Grammer AG. The deal over the German automotive supplier Grammer thus comes to an end after more than one year of negotiations. The Wang family, majority shareholder of the internationally active Chinese...

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