21 September 2023
Herbert Smith Freehills ranked first for highest average value claim in new rankings
Herbert Smith Freehills has been ranked as the law firm with the highest average value claim in commercial disputes in the High Court, according to new research from litigation analytics platform Solomonic.
20 September 2023
Herbert Smith Freehills celebrates 20th anniversary in Shanghai and success of Kewei Joint Operation 史密夫斐尔庆祝上海代表处成立20周年以及科伟史密夫斐尔联营办公室取得成功
Leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its Shanghai office, and the success of its Joint Operation in the city with Kewei Law Firm. 全球领先的律师事务所史密夫斐尔庆祝上海代表处成立20周年，以及科伟史密夫斐尔联营办公室迈向第五年。
19 September 2023
Nature calls: the legal imperative for biodiversity in the boardroom
With the impact of biodiversity loss and damage estimated to potentially trigger between $28 - $53 billion in additional costs to governments*, Herbert Smith Freehills considers the increasing pressure on business leaders to address biodiversity in the Boardroom.
18 September 2023
Cyber capable survey: legal perspectives on Australia’s dynamic risk landscape
Australian organisations face a perilous, rapidly evolving cyber threat landscape. While legal risks see lawyers on the front-line of defence, 38 per cent of lawyers surveyed have not participated in a cyber crisis simulation and only 19 per cent have a legal-specific incident response plan. There...
18 September 2023
Herbert Smith Freehills advises consortium on US$1.5 billion bid to build an airport terminal in Vietnam
Leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the Vietur consortium on its successful tender to build the terminal building at Long Thanh, Vietnam's newest international airport.
18 September 2023
Herbert Smith Freehills advises on merger between Ardonagh's personal lines broking business and Markerstudy
Leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised The Ardonagh Group on the merger between Markerstudy Group and Atlanta Group, Ardonagh's personal lines broking business, to create a major new player in the UK insurance market.
15 September 2023
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Hipgnosis Songs Fund on a $440m disposal of music catalogues to Hipgnosis Songs Capital
Leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Hipgnosis Songs Fund ("SONG") on its disposal of 29 music catalogues to Hipgnosis Songs Capital ("HSC") for $440 million.
11 September 2023
Herbert Smith Freehills advises AustralianSuper on €1.5 billion acquisition of a minority stake in Vantage Data Centers Europe, Middle East and Africa
Leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised AustralianSuper on its investing €1.5 billion in Vantage Data Centers Europe, Middle East and Africa ("VDC EMEA") one of the fastest growing hyperscale data centre platforms in the region.
08 September 2023
Herbert Smith Freehills advised Lumibird on the completion of its acquisition of Convergent Photonics from Prima Industrie
International business law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Lumibird, the European leader in laser technologies, in the completion of the cross-border acquisition of the "Convergent Photonics Business" from Prima Industrie.
07 September 2023
Herbert Smith Freehills advises APA Group on A$1 billion short term debt facilities for energy assets
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised APA Group on raising approximately A$1 billion of short term debt facilities in connection with its successful bid for Alinta Energy’s Pilbara assets.
01 September 2023
Herbert Smith Freehills experts call for corporate law reform with launch of thought-provoking new book
Now is the time for a wide-ranging overhaul of Australia’s corporate and securities laws say experts from global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills ( HSF ), who are calling for a reform program to address outdated laws in vital areas including continuous disclosure, insider trading and securities...
29 August 2023
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Iluka on innovative A$480m Balranald critical minerals project
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Iluka Resources Limited ( Iluka ) in connection with the engineering, procurement and constructive management arrangements as part of the development of its Balranald mineral sands project.