13 May 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Mercuria on debt and equity investments in Seacrest
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Mercuria Energy Group on its debt and minority equity investments in the international oil investment business Seacrest Petróleo. Mercuria is one of the world's largest privately held energy and commodities companies.
12 May 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills adds corporate head in North Asia as expansion continues
Leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has appointed Tokyo partner Andrew Blacoe to lead the firm's North Asia corporate practice, a new role to respond to client demand and the firm's continued Asia expansion.
12 May 2022
Court approves trustees' Paris-aligned investment strategy
In a recent judgment 1 , the High Court has confirmed that trustees of two charitable trusts are permitted to implement a Paris-aligned investment strategy, even though this might result in a short-term financial detriment to their trusts. The charities in question are both part of the Sainsburys...
12 May 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills partners with UNSW to provide graduates with customised practical legal training
Herbert Smith Freehills has partnered with the University of New South Wales (UNSW) to offer the firm’s Australian graduates a tailored and innovative Practical Legal Training (PLT) course. Known as the Graduate Diploma in Legal Professional Practice (GDLPP), the program allows graduates to be...
11 May 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills conseille les prêteurs dans le cadre du financement d'une centrale à gaz à cycle combiné (CCGT) par la Compagnie Electrique de Bretagne, une filiale de TotalEnergies et Asterion Industrial Partners
Le cabinet d'avocats international Herbert Smith Freehills a conseillé les prêteurs dans le cadre du refinancement et du financement des coûts de développement, de construction et d'exploitation d'une centrale à gaz à cycle combiné (CCGT) d'une puissance de 446 mégawatts, située à Landivisiau en...
10 May 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills advises placing agents on share placement by Zhongyuan Bank / 史密夫斐尔就中原银行增发为配售代理提供法律服务
Leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Huatai Financial Holdings (Hong Kong) Limited, CLSA Limited, China Securities (International) Corporate Finance Company Limited and China Merchants Securities (HK) Co., Limited as placing agents and joint global coordinators on the...
10 May 2022
The Law Office of Mohammed Altammami, in association with Herbert Smith Freehills, expands Middle East offering with Corporate partner hire
The Law Office of Mohammed Altammami (LOMAT), in association with Herbert Smith Freehills, has announced the hire of Joza Al-Rasheed to join the firm as a Corporate partner in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
10 May 2022
LIDW: Herbert Smith Freehills Lawyer Daniela Paez talks ethical and sustainable investments in Latin America
Herbert Smith Freehills associate Daniela Paez has been involved in London International Disputes Week (LIDW) 2022, speaking at an event entitled ' Latin America: delivering sustainable and ethical infrastructure across key sectors – a disputes perspective '.
09 May 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills appoints first global workforce strategy director
International law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has appointed Helen Hopkin as the firm's first Director of Global Workforce Strategy and Implementation. Hopkin, who is based in London, joins the firm from PwC where she has worked in various operational and HR director roles for over 20 years with...
06 May 2022
Shanghai partner Helen Tang talks China dispute resolution ahead of London International Disputes Week 2022
Shanghai partner Helen Tang will speak at a London International Disputes Week (LIDW) 2022 event examining the challenges and opportunities of East Asia’s evolving dispute resolution ecosystem on 9 May.
05 May 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills advises SoftBank Robotics Group Corp on the sale of its French subsidiary SoftBank Robotics Europe to United Robotics Group
International leading law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised SoftBank Robotics Group Corp. (SBRG) on the conclusion of an agreement for the sale of its French subsidiary SoftBank Robotics Europe (SBRE), a leader in humanoid robotics, , to United Robotics Group (URG), a subsidiary of the RAG-...
04 May 2022
Mélina Cavaillé et Elyssa Valiha Bouazza lauréates des bourses « Herbert Smith Freehills – Cercle Montesquieu » en partenariat avec l'association Entente Cordiale et la Commission Franco-Américaine Fulbright
Le cabinet d’avocats d’affaires international Herbert Smith Freehills est ravi d’annoncer que Mélina Cavaillé et Elyssa Valiha Bouazza ont remporté les bourses « Herbert Smith Freehills – Cercle Montesquieu » 2022, en partenariat avec l’association Entente Cordiale, programme franco-britannique des...