13 December 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Etablissements Maurel & Prom on the acquisition of Wentworth Resources plc
Herbert Smith Freehills is advising Etablissements Maurel & Prom S.A., the French independent oil and gas company which is listed on Euronext Paris, on the acquisition of Wentworth Resources plc, the independent Tanzania-focused natural gas production company listed on AIM for consideration of...
07 December 2022
New approaches by regulators in effort to protect consumers from frauds, failures and fads
A new report suggests regulators across the globe are changing their focus, moving from an emphasis on 'aggressive enforcement' towards a more proactive approach designed to foster market stability, build operational resilience and protect vulnerable consumers.
01 November 2022
Leading for Impact: Herbert Smith Freehills publishes sixth annual responsible business report
Herbert Smith Freehills has today published its sixth annual Responsible Business Report. Highlighting the actions taken by our firm to engage with, and address, the challenges and opportunities faced by our clients and the communities in which we operate, the report demonstrates our ongoing...
20 October 2022
Internet generation ensures banks clock the need for change to meet expectations of customers and staff
Broadening their appeal to a new generation of customers and reacting to the shifting demands of today's bankers are key concerns for the global banking industry, according to a new report from Herbert Smith Freehills.
08 September 2022
SA LAWYER RECOGNISED GLOBALLY FOR DRIVING GENDER EQUALITY & DIVERSITY
Herbert Smith Freehills South Africa lawyer, Plaxedes Makura, has been recognised for the fifth consecutive year for her commitment to progressing gender equality and diversity. In the annual HERoes Female Future Leaders List she has been highlighted for her ongoing dedication to driving a more...
02 September 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills Named Alternative Service Provider of the Year at the African Legal Awards 2022
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills’ Johannesburg Alternative Legal Services (ALT) team has been named the Alternative Service Provider of the Year for the second year running at this year’s African Legal Awards. The African Legal Awards recognise exceptional achievement from Africa’s...
24 June 2022
For second consecutive year, Herbert Smith Freehills named the only firm globally recognised by Chambers in all Alternative Legal Services specialties
Herbert Smith Freehills stands unrivalled as the only law firm OR provider of Alternative Legal Services in the world to be recognised in all four categories of the 2022 Chambers Alternative Legal Service Providers Guide.
03 May 2022
Herbert Smith Freehills appoints new Johannesburg Office Managing Partner
Leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has appointed Jean Meijer as the firm's Managing Partner for its Johannesburg office, effective from 1 May 2022. Jean succeeds finance partner Ed Baring, who has completed his two terms in the role and has returned to focus full-time on his...