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14 June 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Lonmin plc on £226m takeover by Sibanye Gold Ltd

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised long-standing client Lonmin plc (Lonmin) on its £226 million recommended all-share takeover by Sibanye Gold Limited (trading as Sibanye-Stillwater) (Sibanye). The transaction was announced in December 2017 and required anti-trust clearances from the UK...
14 June 2019

Debt Capital Markets partner wins Euromoney LMG Europe Women in Business Law award

Herbert Smith Freehills' partner Amy Geddes has been named 2019 Best in Debt Capital Markets at the Euromoney Legal Media Group Europe Women in Business Law awards for her debt capital markets expertise.
14 June 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills Community Engagement Awards And Law School 101 Push Access To Legal Education

Last month Herbert Smith Freehills launched its biennial Community Engagement Awards in support of law students who create a positive impact in their communities.
13 June 2019

Legal profession urged to hold up mirror that reflects society

Addressing an audience of senior lawyers, regulators and in-house counsel, Jemima Coleman, a board member of the Legal Services Board and professional support lawyer at Herbert Smith Freehills, has today called for greater collaboration and more transparent data collection "so that diverse...
13 June 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Sumitomo Corporation on US$30m farm-in and joint venture agreement with Novo Resources

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised leading Japanese trading company Sumitomo Corporation (Sumitomo) on its US$30 million farm-in and joint venture agreement with TSX-listed Novo Resources (Novo).
13 June 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Tikehau Capital on the acquisition of two hotels in Paris

Leading law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised a value-added fund managed by Tikehau Capital, the alternative asset management and investment group, on its acquisition carried out in collaboration with Le Groupe de l’Hôtellerie, the hotel management, investment and development specialist, of...
12 June 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises China's CNODC on stake in Arctic LNG project / 史密夫斐尔律师事务所协助中石油参股北极LNG项目

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised China National Oil and Gas Exploration and Development Company (CNODC), a subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), on its investment in a 10% stake in Novatek's Arctic LNG 2 project.
12 June 2019

HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS HIRES DR STEFFEN HOERNER AS FIRST TAX PARTNER IN GERMANY

Global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills today announced that Dr Steffen Hoerner will join its Frankfurt office as a Tax partner on 1 July 2019. He is the firm's first Tax partner in Germany.
12 June 2019

VANTAGE: New Software set to Revolutionise Graduate Law Recruitment

Rare, the graduate recruitment specialist, has today launched Vantage, a new online portal supported by leading UK law firms and designed to finally break the artificial barriers putting legal careers beyond the reach of many talented candidates.
11 June 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Prospa Group Limited on its A$610 million IPO

Herbert Smith Freehills is proud to have advised Prospa Group Limited ( Prospa ) on its initial public offering ( IPO ), priced at A$3.78 a share, raising A$109.6 million for a A$610 million market capitalisation (at the offer price).
10 June 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises BNP Paribas on $1.65bn acquisition financing to Ithaca Energy

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised BNP Paribas on a $1.65 billion financing in connection with Ithaca Energy's acquisition of Chevron North Sea Limited.
10 June 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills partner Libby Jackson appointed an MBE for services to the Northern Ireland Economy and Innovation in Law

Herbert Smith Freehills is proud to announce that Libby Jackson , Partner and Global Head of Practice for Alternative Legal Services (ALT), has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queen's Birthday 2019 Honours List.
07 June 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills acts for Independent Directors of Millennium & Copthorne on bid from City Developments Ltd

Herbert Smith Freehills has been called in by the independent directors of Millennium & Copthorne (M&C) once again to advise it in relation to the recommended pre-conditional final offer announced today by City Developments Ltd (CDL). CDL already owns 65% of the shares in M&C.
06 June 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Total Eren on the largest solar farm to achieve financial close in Victoria

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Total Eren on the equity sell-down, project financing and construction of Stage 1 of the Kiamal Solar Farm, located in Ouyen, approximately 100km south of Mildura, Victoria and with a generation capacity of 200MWac.
05 June 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills recognised with prestigious awards

The market-leading work of three senior members of Herbert Smith Freehills has been recognised at the prestigious 2019 Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards.

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