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18 January 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Kokusai Pulp & Paper on A$90m takeover of ASX-listed Spicers

Herbert Smith Freehills is advising Japan’s Kokusai Pulp & Paper Co., Ltd. ( KPP ) on its proposed A$90m acquisition of ASX-listed Spicers Limited pursuant to a members’ scheme of arrangement.
18 January 2019

Greater clarity of role in dispute resolution is required if Pension Ombudsman's new powers are to deliver, says Herbert Smith Freehills

Herbert Smith Freehills has today submitted its response to the Government's consultation on expanding the Pensions Ombudsman's dispute resolution powers and widening the jurisdiction of his office.
17 January 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills to host inaugural India Alumni Lecture Programme (IALP)

Herbert Smith Freehills will launch the first edition of its India Alumni Lecture Programme ( IALP ) this month as part of its continued wider commitment to the Indian market.
17 January 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Grab on digital insurance JV with China's Zhongan Insurance

Herbert Smith Freehills' leading Asia TMT team has advised ecommerce unicorn Grab on an online insurance joint venture with Zhongan Insurance.
17 January 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills appoints Pauline Bournoville as restructuring and insolvency partner in Paris

The international law firm, Herbert Smith Freehills, has announced that Pauline Bournoville will be joining its Paris office as a partner within its finance practice. Pauline's arrival will help strengthen the firm's finance team with the addition of her expertise in restructuring. Pauling will...
16 January 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises CBA on A$1.6 billion acquisition of PEXA

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the Commonwealth Bank of Australia ( CBA ) in relation to its successful consortium bid to acquire 100% of Property Exchange Australia Limited ( PEXA ). The transaction, which values PEXA at approximately A$1.6 billion, prevailed over PEXA’s anticipated initial...
16 January 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills expands ALT eDiscovery business in the US and Asia

Herbert Smith Freehills has announced that it will further grow the technology arm of its global Alternative Legal Services (ALT) business to include a new ALT eDiscovery team based in the US and an expanded eDiscovery capability in Asia.
15 January 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises on financing for Australia’s largest solar PV farm

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Westpac Banking Corporation on the project financing of Darlington Point Solar Farm, to be located approximately 10km south of Darlington Point in western New South Wales.
11 January 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills tops Asia-Pacific M&A league tables

Herbert Smith Freehills’ reputation as the pre-eminent law firm for mergers and acquisitions across Asia Pacific has been reinforced, with the firm topping three of the region’s key M&A legal advisor league tables for 2018.
10 January 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises JERA on its stake in UK wind farm

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised JERA Co, Inc, on its acquisition of a 24.95% stake in the Gunfleet Sands Offshore Wind Farm project in the United Kingdom from Marubeni Corporation.
10 January 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills Introduces Software-enabled Decision Analysis Service to Help Clients Evaluate Risk in Disputes

Herbert Smith Freehills has introduced a new software-enabled risk modelling service to help clients quantify, visualise and evaluate the risks inherent in a dispute - enabling them to make better informed commercial decisions.
10 January 2019

HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS ADVISES ENERTRAG ON THE SALE OF A WIND FARM IN FRANCE TO GLENNMONT PARTNERS

Leading law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Enertrag, leading German developer, on the sale of Project Goudelancourt, a 16.8MW wind farm located in Northern France to Glennmont Partners, one of Europe’s largest clean energy investment specialists. The wind farm was developed and is...
09 January 2019

Ban on pensions cold-calling takes effect, but risks remain

As a ban on cold-calling comes into force, Rachel Pinto, partner in Herbert Smith Freehills employment, pensions and incentives practice, argues that this is a good first step, but that public awareness to the threat of scams must continue to be raised.
09 January 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills conseille Indigo Infra sur la cession de ses activités au Royaume-Uni, en Allemagne, Slovaquie et République Tchèque à Saba

Le cabinet d'avocats d'affaires international Herbert Smith Freehills a conseillé Indigo Infra, filiale du Groupe Indigo, leader mondial du stationnement et de la mobilité individuelle, dans le cadre de la cession ses activités au Royaume-Uni (Indigo Infra Holdings UK), en Allemagne (Indigo Park...
07 January 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills strengthens Singapore asset finance practice with new hire

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has hired senior associate Amanda Teoh to join its Singapore asset finance team.

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