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Firm news | 17 January 2017

Herbert Smith Freehills once again the go-to advisers for Australasian M&A

Herbert Smith Freehills has maintained its position as the market-leading expert in Australasian mergers and acquisitions after topping three of the leading M&A legal advisor league tables for the 2016 calendar year.
News | 13 January 2017

Herbert Smith Freehills to open in Malaysia

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills is to open in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, after receiving a Qualified Foreign Law Firm licence from Bar Council Malaysia.
News | 13 January 2017

Finance experts advise lenders on debt financing package for Dacian Gold’s Mt Morgans project

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised ANZ, BNP Paribas and Westpac on a A$150 million debt financing package for the development of Dacian Gold Limited’s Mt Morgans gold project in Western Australia.
Firm news | 12 January 2017

HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS COMMERCIAL LITIGATOR ADAM JOHNSON TAKES SILK

Herbert Smith Freehills commercial litigator Adam Johnson has been appointed Queen's Counsel (QC). Adam, who has spent nearly 30 years with Herbert Smith Freehills after joining as an articled clerk in 1988, has been awarded Queen’s Counsel for excellence in both written and oral advocacy before...
News | 10 January 2017

Renewables experts advise FRV on new Queensland solar farm

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) on its new solar farm at Clare in Queensland.
News | 10 January 2017

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on landmark Jordanian transaction – sale of 52% stake in listed bank

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised MESC Investments PSC and its shareholders including Dubai Islamic Bank on the sale of MESC Investments' indirect 52% equity stake in Jordan Dubai Islamic Bank, an Islamic financial institution listed on the Amman Stock Exchange.
News | 09 January 2017

Herbert Smith Freehills ranked among the leaders in Thomson Reuters Global M&A League Tables

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has been ranked among the top 10 law firms worldwide in the Thomson Reuters Q4 2016 Global M&A League Tables, being the only non-US headquartered firm in the top 10 by deal value.
Firm news | 09 January 2017

LES ENTREPRISES S’ENGAGENT EN FAVEUR DES DROITS HUMAINS SELON UNE ENQUETE MONDIALE REALISEE PAR HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS ET LEGAL BUSINESS

Alors que plusieurs pays s'interrogent sur la manière d'assurer le respect par les entreprises des droits humains, une enquête mondiale réalisée par Herbert Smith Freehills et le magazine Legal Business, montre que les droits humains occupent également une place grandissante au sein même des...
Firm news | 04 January 2017

Antoine Juaristi and team join Herbert Smith Freehills

Antoine Juaristi and his team have joined Herbert Smith Freehills' disputes practice.
News | 22 December 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Reliance Communications on the US$1.6 billion sale of its towers business to Brookfield

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Reliance Communications (RCOM) on the signing of binding agreements with Brookfield Infrastructure and its institutional partners to sell its towers business.
News | 22 December 2016

HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS ADVISES BP ON STRATEGIC OPPORTUNITY TO PARTNER WITH KOSMOS ENERGY ON GAS DISCOVERIES IN SENEGAL AND MAURITANIA

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised BP on its first major investments in Mauritania and Senegal through a US$916 million deal with Kosmos Energy to acquire interests in offshore exploration blocks
News | 21 December 2016

Real Estate experts advise M&G Real Estate on A$220 million acquisition of Melbourne shopping centre

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised M&G Real Estate Asia PTE on the acquisition of Casey Central Shopping Centre, a 28,700sqm retail complex south east of Melbourne.
News | 20 December 2016

Real estate experts advise Growthpoint on A$142 million sale of Victorian industrial property portfolio

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Growthpoint Properties Australia on the sale of an industry property portfolio for $142.2 million to Singapore-listed Mapletree Logistics Trust.
News | 19 December 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Claris Lifesciences on the sale of its US$625 million global generic injectables business

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised new client Claris Lifesciences Limited on the sale of its global generic injectables business Claris Injectables for US$625 million to Baxter International Inc..
News | 19 December 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Sky on a £18.5bn recommended takeover offer from 21st Century Fox

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills is advising the satellite broadcaster Sky on a recommended takeover offer from Twenty-First Century Fox (21st Century Fox). This is the second largest public M&A deal to be announced in the UK market this year.

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