17 September 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills Commits to Reducing Environmental Impact of Disputes by Signing Transformative Arbitration and Litigation Pledges
Herbert Smith Freehills has committed to reducing the environmental impact of disputes by signing two important industry pledges: the Green Pledge of the Campaign for Greener Arbitrations (the CGA) and the Greener Litigation Pledge .
03 September 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills Named Alternative Service Provider of the Year at the African Legal Awards 2021
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills’ Johannesburg Alternative Legal Services (ALT) team has been named the Alternative Service Provider of the Year at this year’s African Legal Awards. The African Legal Awards recognise exceptional achievement from Africa’s legal elite.
01 September 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills joins forces with world's leading companies and brands to support The Earthshot Prize
Leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has joined 13 other influential global companies and brands to form a Global Alliance, which supports and scales the innovative and ground-breaking solutions developed by the soon-to-be-announced fifteen Earthshot Prize Finalists.
10 March 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills unveils new eDiscovery platform
Herbert Smith Freehills is strengthening its alternative legal services (ALT) offering with the launch of a robust new cloud platform. Designed to support the firm’s legal teams wherever they are located and irrespective of data size, the new platform ensures clients benefit from a truly global ‘...
26 January 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills advises the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on its new mineral law regime, a game changer for the sector
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the Saudi Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources on the entire suite of implementing regulations and guidelines supporting the recently promulgated New Mining Investment Law, 2020 (the New Law) which came into effect in January 2021.
18 July 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills expands South African office with three senior hires
Global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills today announced that three leading South African lawyers will join the firm in its Johannesburg office. The hires – two partners and a senior consultant – are bringing well established teams with them, resulting in a total of 13 appointments.
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...
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.